In this weekend’s action in the sport of Horse Racing, we focus in on Parx Park in Bethlehem, Pa. for the 2013 Pennsylvania Derby. Will Take Charge and Moreno who finished one-two, respectively, in a thrilling, yet very controversial Travers Stakes last month at Saratoga, will spearhead the $1 million, Grade: 2, nine furlong test on Saturday.
A total of eight were entered in the race, but let’s face it, all eyes will be on Will Take Charge and Moreno, who finished just noses apart in the Travers, when Will Take Charge used a furious late rally to catch Moreno about 2-3 strides from the wire.
After the race Moreno’s trainer Eric Guillot (upon advice from his brother) accused Will Take Charge’s jockey (Luis Saez) of using an electrical device on his horse during the last several yards of the race.
“After the Travers you can see Saez clearly take something from one hand, put it in the other and then tuck it under his saddle” Guillot said.
“To me, the horse was dead in the water f...