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Blue Prize gets top prize in Breeders' Cup DistaffMerrieBelle Stable's Keeneland-based Blue Prize, coming in off her second straight victory in the Juddmonte Spinster, closed with a rush under Joe Bravo to outfinish heavy favorite Midnight Bisou for a 1 1/2-length victory in the $2 million Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff, with Kentucky Oaks winner Serengeti Empress finishing third after leading until the final eighth-mile. It was the first Breeders' Cup victory for Bravo, trainer Ignacio Correas and Merriebelle co-owner John Moores. We hear from them as well as Merriebelle racing manager Peter Bance (with a comment from Tom Amoss, trainer of Serengeti Empress included)
Breeders' Cup Sprint makes Mitole 'fastest horse in the world'Mitole earned the title of fastest horse in the world by wearing down favored Shancelot to win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Sprint at Santa Anita Park. It was a joyous moment for jockey Ricardo Santana, trainer Steve Asmussen and owners Corinne and Bill Heiligbrodt. Hear what they said afterward.
Another champ for Cox: Covfefe wins Breeders' Cup F&M SprintLouisville-based Brad Cox won his second Breeders' Cup race of 2019 as LJN Foxwood's Covfefe held off a determined Bellafina to win the $1 million Filly & Mare Sprint at Santa Anita, virtually locking up the Eclipse Award as champion sprinter. Video highlights from winners interview with Cox and owners Jaime, Larry and Nanci Roth.
Official account of the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association.