SWIFT WARRIOR, a 3-year-old colt by FIRST SAMURAI took the win in the Win Stakes at Saratoga Wednesday going a mile on the turf. SWIFT WARRIOR tracked the leaders early before moving up at the far turn. Down the stretch he grabbed the lead to win by 2 lengths. This is the second stakes win for SWIFT WARRIOR. In 2011 he won the Rushaway Stakes at Turfway Park, also by two lengths.
Bred in Kentucky by Paget Bloodstock, Nearctic Bloodstock and Carhue Investments, SWIFTWARRIOR is owned by James Covello and James Dolan. He is trained by John Terranova II.