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Ecclesiastic in the winner's circle
Ecclesiastic in the winner's circle with trainer Allen Jerkens on the left
© Vanessa Ng
Winning trainer Allen Jerkens said, "Now that he's older, it doesn't seem that he wants to go long any more.
He might go a mile, but he's got a lot of natural speed. I thought if he
could stay in striking distance today, he would have a chance. He's a
beautiful horse. He won this race before when it was seven furlongs. I
think his game is going short on the grass. We'll see what races are out
there for him."