So Familiar

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Sunday morning, Tom Bush described what he and the rest of the world had seen Saturday evening.

“A thing of beauty,” Bush said, describing Jimmy Jerkens’ 1-2 finish in the Travers.

Sunday evening, Bush described what he had just seen in the Albany Stakes.

“Somebody had to stop him,” Bush said, moments after winning the New York-bred stakes for 3-year-olds with So Lonesome.

Bush put a stop – or, at least, slowed – Jerkens’ stellar run by winning the Albany with So Lonesome. Jerkens finished second with Effinex.

Friends and graduates of the Allen Jerkens School of Training, Bush and Jerkens each won a stakes on the Saratoga Showcase card for New York-breds Sunday. Jerkens took the Fleet Indian with Star Grazing. Bush upset the feature, the $250,000 Albany, with Patricia Schuler’s So Lonesome.

To read the rest of the Albany recap, download Wednesday’s digital edition of The Saratoga Special presented by Keeneland Sales.