Glassman Racing’s Florida-bred Arthur’s Ride has been credited with a 111 Beyer Speed Figure for his 12 ¾-length victory in a second level allowance at Saratoga Friday. 

According to Randy Moss on his weekly TDN Writer’s Room segment Wednesday, the 111 Beyer is tied for the second fastest of the year with Cogburn, who produced his number Saturday in the Grade 1 Jaipur presented by Resolute Racing at Saratoga. The fastest Beyer Speed Figure this year was a 113 achieved by Ova Charged in the $100,000 Page Cortez at Fair Grounds on March 24.

Both Cogburn and Ova Charged ran their fast races at five-and-a-half furlongs on the turf while Arthur’s Ride hit his big number with a 2:00.99 clocking over a mile-and-a-quarter on the main track.

Arthur’s Ride is trained by Bill Mott and was ridden by Junior Alvarado. The son of Tapit out of Points of Grace, by Point Given was bred in Florida by Helen and Joseph Barbazon and Tapit Syndicate. He has won half of his six career starts with two seconds while earning $214,955.

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