Tuesday, November 07, 2017

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Good Magic won the US$2 million Juvenile by 4 lengths, making him the winter favourite for next year's Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Jose Ortiz, Good Magic ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.34. Trained by Brown, Good Magic earned his first win after finishing second in his first two career starts. Solomini, trained by Baffert, finished second. Bolt D'Oro, the 3-5 favourite, was third. Curlin, a former BC Classic winner, sired the winner and second place finisher.

— Trainer Peter Miller went 1-2 in the US$1 million Turf Sprint with 30-1 shot Stormy Liberal winning by a head over 13-1 shot Richard's Boy.

Talismatic rallied in the stretch to win the US$4 million Turf by a half-length at 14-1 odds. The Britain-bred colt ran 1 miles in 2:26.19. Defending champion Highland Reel — the 7-5 favourite — was third.

— Smith scored an upset — his leading 26th Cup win — in the US$2 million Juvenile Fillies with 17-1 shot Caledonia Road.

World Approval became the second favourite to win on the weekend, taking the US$2 million Mile by 1 lengths and giving jockey John Velazquez his second Cup win in two days.

— Under Irad Oritz Jr, Bar of Gold ran seven furlongs in 1:22.63 to win the Filly & Mare Turf.

Wuheida took the US$2 million Filly & Mare Turf by a length.

Roy H won the $1.5 million Sprint by a length under Kent Desormeaux, giving Miller his second victory on the weekend.




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