November 15, 2015
Drefong broke his maiden today at Del Mar over 6 furlongs on the main track. Breaking in front, the $450,000 Keeneland September Sales graduate shot clear to lead wire to wire, and win by an eventual 9 1/2 lengths. The colt has obviously learnt a lot from his first green trip a few weeks ago at Santa Anita, as trainer Bob Baffert had him ready to roll here under jockey Martin Garcia. Owned by Baoma Corporation, the colt earned an 88 Beyer speed rating, a full four points higher than the winner of the G3 Bob Hope, also for juveniles earlier on the card.