East Coast Equestrian: PA-Bred Mor Spirit a Top West Coast Derby Contender

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Stuart Grant likes to tell folks that he spent time around horses growing up in Brooklyn, N. Y. Thing is, the horses all had cops on their backs.

Grant is the proud breeder of Pennsylvania-bred colt Mor Spirit who was born at Derry Meeting Farm. The dark bay colt is considered one of the top West Coast contenders for the Kentucky Derby. Mor Spirit made his 3-year-old debut with an impressive win in the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (Grade-3) at Santa Anita on Feb. 6. The victory stamped the colt as the dominant 3-year-old in the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. Read more on East Coast Equestrian