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Hiding the Brick disqualification gives Opening Day win to Flash of Genius


Last updated 8/6/2021 at 2:30pm

Joe Naiman

Village News Reporter

The second race of the 2021 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club summer meet ended with San Luis Rey Training Center colts finishing first and second, although a stewards' decision reversed the order of how the horses finished on the track.

Hiding the Brick finished a nose ahead of Flash of Genius. A photo finish determined the winner, and then a stewards' inquiry determined that Hiding the Brick and jockey Cesar Ortega had interfered with Flash of Genius and rider Flavien Prat in the stretch. Hiding the Brick was disqualified and given second place while Flash of Ge...

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