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Life Is Good, comfortably won the John Nerud Stakes

He wore a lot in his comeback this weekend

As expected, the swift Life Is Good made a successful comeback in the John Nerud Stakes, held last weekend at Belmont Park, ridden by renowned jockey Flavien Prat and trained by Todd Pletcher.

It was the first time that Flavin Prat rode Todd Pletcher's pupil who took the lead from the first meters of the game to get a partial of 22.19 in the first 400 meters, a mark that neutralized the action of Speaker's Conner, who with the Puerto Rican mount José Luis Ortiz came out to fight him, but in the second 400 meters, in a time of 44.70, the one presented by Todd Pletcher consolidated himself in first place to mark 1:08.83 in the 1.200 meters and distance himself from his opponents.

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In the final straight and comfortable in the lead, Life Is Good, moved to the Finish Line to get the victory five lengths ahead of Spearker's Corner and a record of 1:1.70, for the 1.400 meters in what was his seventh victory in nine presentations. Third place was occupied by Repo Rocks, with the mount of Venezuelan Javier Castellano.

Life Is Good is a son of Into Mischief out of Beach Walk by Distorted Humor, who was trained by Bob Baffert. in his first performances. He is a winner of the Breeders'Cup, among other important races.

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