This time the anticipation might even be greater, because they now know it is possible to hold Pomp And Power up and if successful in doing so he is capable of producing a devastating finish.
Bortz had immediate consolation for Pomp And Power’s bad luck when his Justin Snaith-trained five-year-old Dynasty gelding Salvator Mundi won the very next race, the Grade 2 New Turf Carriers Western Cape Stayers under Gavin Lerena, despite starting odds of 20/1. He owns Salvator Mundi in partnership with PA Isdell.
In the build up Mike Moon went through some of the details of the incredible turnaround Cape Racing has experienced under the leadership of their executive chairman Greg Bortz.
Mike Moon wrote:
One small thing: the gelding will have to beat the 7-2 favourite, a filly called Make It Snappy. Owned by? Heffer’s Hollywood Syndicate.”