Breeders' Cup Turf: Flavien Prat Selects Domestic Spending Over United - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Breeders’ Cup Turf: Flavien Prat Selects Domestic Spending Over United

Flavien Prat and Domestic Spending are well clear at the wire in the Manhattan

Leading West Coast jockey Flavien Prat has chosen to ride Domestic Spending instead of his long-time mount United in the Breeders' Cup Turf at Del Mar, reports the Daily Racing Form.

Prat has ridden United for 17 of his 22 starts, including eight victories and dual appearances in the 1 1/2-mile Turf for trainer Richard Mandella. Most recently, the 6-year-old son of Giant's Causeway won the G2 John Henry Turf Championship at Santa Anita on Oct. 2.

Prat has also been aboard the Chad Brown-trained Domestic Spending for his last three starts, which include a win in the G1 Old Forester Turf Classic at Churchill, a win in the G1 Manhattan at Belmont, and a second-place effort in the G1 Mr. D Stakes (formerly the Arlington Million) at Arlington Park.

“The horse of Chad Brown's must be pretty good for Prat to take off,” Mandella told DRF.

Read more at the Daily Racing Form.

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