Breeders’ Cup: Improbable ride for Worldly’s owner
CHAD Schumer was profiled by Tom Law of This Is Horse Racing
(www.thisishorseracing.com) in the days leading up to the Breeders’ Cup meeting at Santa Anita, primarily on his hopes for Worldly, his contender for the Breeders’ Cup Marathon.
The six-year-old son of A P Indy, who is out Grade 1 winner Urbane and thus a brother to Grade 1 winner Suave, was purchased privately by Schumer in May and turned over to trainer Brendan Walsh.
Wordly has run three times this season and has been placed on each occasion, notably when third to Fort Larned in the Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs last time out.
Walsh was also profiled on October 31 by Claire Novak of the Blood-Horse (click here to read that article) in anticipation of Wordly’s Marathon attempt.
Thisishorseracing.com, October 31
The longtime bloodstock agent and familiar face at sales around the world was there to see Breeders’ Cup Marathon entrant Worldly and he wasn’t there checking the 6-year-old son of A.P. Indy as a stallion or racing prospect or as a representative of the horse’s owner. He was there as Worldly’s owner, a place he finds himself in after myriad circumstances.
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