Roy H all class once again in Grade 2 Palos Verdes S.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Roy H's four-length score in Saturday's $200,000 Palos Verdes S. (G2) proved that the son of More Than Ready is as good as ever as he gears up for his 2019 campaign.

Off since scoring his second straight win in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) in November, Roy H made it back to back wins in the Palos Verdes as well, besting his time of 1:09 3/5 in last year's win by nearly a full second despite being geared down late by jockey Paco Lopez.

“He’s something else, he’s a thing of beauty. He’s a machine and I’m running out of superlatives,” said winning trainer Peter Miller.

The race was little more than a workout for the now seven-year-old. He comfortably tracked Conquest Tsunami until the quarter-pole, when he went by effortlessly and cruised through the lane to stop the timer in 1:08.89 for the six furlongs.

“He loves to run and I had a whole lotta horse the whole way.  He definitely ran as good today as he did in the Breeders’ Cup.  He was just incredible,” added Lopez.

Roy H now seven graded stakes wins and earnings of $3,139,765. He is More Than Ready's all-time leading earner in North American and one of his five horses worldwide to earn at least $2 million.

Miller said Roy H's next goal would be the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) in late March, a race he was third in last year.
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