Decorated Invader

Invader Wages War on Pennine Ridge

Grade I winner Decorate Invader (Declaration of War) looks to secure his second straight win of the season Satuday in Belmont's GII Pennine Ridge S. Following his second-out graduation at Saratoga in August with a win in Woodbine's GI Summer S. in September, the bay checked in fourth in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita Nov. 1. He kicked off 2020 on a winning note, rallying from last to first in Gulfstream's one-mile Cutler Bay S. "Decorated Invader is doing great. He's had two very nice breezes...

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Decorated Invader Returns a Winner at Gulfstream

Trainer Christophe Clement earned his 2000th career victory Friday afternoon with a son of Declaration of War in Gufo, and picked up right where he left off Saturday, with last year's GI Summer S. hero Decorated Invader making a successful sophomore debut to give Clement his second win on the card through four races. A fast-finishing second on debut at the Spa last July, Decorated Invader broke through by daylight a month later before his visually impressive tally in Woodbine's Summer. He settled for fourth in the Nov. 1 GI...

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Clement Scaling the Heights in 2020

Trainer Christophe Clement has been a familiar face on the racing scene for the last three decades and 2020 looks to be a banner year for the French-born horseman, who is on the verge of collecting his 2000th career victory, and also features among finalists for the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame's 2020 inductions. "Well, you don't really wake up in the morning thinking 'I'm going to win 2000 races'," admitted the 55-year-old native of Paris. "You just wake up in the morning thinking, 'let's do the best...

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