Derby Prep Race - Candy Boy Sweet in Lewis

Candy Boy banner Saturday, February 8, 2014
- Santa Anita:

Utilizing a strong finishing kick, C R K Stable's homebred Candy Boy captured the Grade 2, $200,000 Robert Lewis at Santa Anita Saturday. The John Sadler-trained colt won going away under Gary Stevens to enhance his Kentucky Derby credentials.

A convincing maiden winner two starts previously, Candy Boy was exiting a runner-up finish to champion two-year-old male Shared Belief in the Grade 1 CashCall Futurity December 14. The Lewis marked his first attempt in a "Road to the Kentucky Derby" scoring event and the bay son of Candy Ride netted 10 points for the half-length victory.

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