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Elate returns to winning ways in Grade 2 Fleur de LisAdele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm's 5-year-old mare Elate earned her first victory in 11 months in taking Churchill Downs' Fleur de Lis by 1 1/2 lengths over 2018 winner Blue Prize. Jockey Jose Ortiz and trainer Bill Mott say Elate is back after racing only twice last year and losing her first two starts this year to the streaking Midnight Bisou. The victory gives Elate an entry fees-paid spot in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.
G2 Wise Dan: March to the Arch nips 71-1 All RightJockey Tyler Gaffalione and Mark Casse assistant David Carroll talk about Live Oak Plantation's March to the Arch and his neck victory in the final strides over 71-1 shot All Right. We also speak with All Right's trainer, John Ortiz.
2019 Stephen Foster: Seeking the Soul beats Quip by a neckSeeking the Soul, who failed to get in the overflow Breeders' Cup Classic last year, took care of business early this year by taking Churchill Downs' Grade 2 Stephen Foster by a neck over Quip, the 'Win and You're In' victory assuring Charles Fipke's 6-year-old horse is in the 2019 Classic. We speak with jockey John Velazquez and trainer Dallas Stewart afterward.