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Proviso in the winner's circle
Proviso in the winner's circle after the Diana Stakes at Saratoga
© Cindy Pierson Dulay
Winning trainer Bill Mott said, "She was a little bit rank going into the first turn. It seemed like it was a pedestrian pace, but Mike Smith was able to ease out going down the backside. He was in a bit of a trap down the backside with (Maram) outside of him. Whether we want to go beyond (1 1/8 miles), I don't know. She's run at 1 1/4 before and been effective, but we'll have to sit down and decide whether we'll want to take the next step. At this moment, I don't think we have decided where we'll go. We've won three Grade 1s this year, so I suppose the heat is off. Hopefully the rest is just fun and gravy."