REASON TO SOAR (Soaring Empire) was back with a vengeance in his 2018 debut with a win in the first start of his 4-year-old campaign. He underlined that victory with another win to make it 2 in a row. Owned by West Point REASON TO SOAR broke his maiden right off the bat with a huge come from behind rally. Next, he ran third in the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore Stakes at Tampa Bay, and then back in NY, he added another third in the New York Stallion Stakes at Aqueduct. Today at Gulfstream, he rated and then rallied to clear the field to win his second allowance condition in the last few jumps. The 4-year-old gelding is trained by George Weaver.