The NFL's 100 million dollar man has a passion for winning.  Saints quarterback Drew Brees is well known for his competitiveness on the football field. He also has a passion for winning at the track.

 

Del Mar opens today. Drew makes a tradition of attending opening day., He often brings teammates. Drew has two horses running.  He owns Holy Candy in partnership with  Jenny Craig. The 3 year old is the 7-5 favorite in the second division of the Oceanside Stakes. He also owns Siempre Mio, who races in the 8th race. Brees claimed this horse last month from NBA stars Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol

. In American horse racing, some races are called claiming races. That means any horse entered can be "claimed" at a designated price. It's a way of evening out the competition, kinda like the NFL draft, ...I guess...