Soldier’s Call launches Yorkshire’s United States challenge at Breeders’ Cup meeting

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The eight that had failed included two that Dettori had ridden two of them, Golden Horn and Sakhee, but the 47-year-old Italian born jockey made sure he did not make it three as Enable fought off Aidan O'Brien's Magical to win by three-quarters of a length in a thrilling and protracted tussle up the home straight. She has nine wins and a third in 10 starts and more than $8.5 million in career earnings.

The back-to-back Arc winning filly, a 4-5 bet, edged 10-1 Magical, who came in second, and 37-1 Sadler's Joy, who finished a distant third in the 1 1/2-miles race.

"I think this race, it's a tough field", said Baffert, who saddles Collected, West Coast and McKinzie - the horse he originally tipped for the 2018 Kentucky Derby before a hock injury disrupted his season. She went in there not 100 percent, so it took a little time to get over it but I've been pleased with her since.

Gosden, who will will chase his first Melbourne Cup with Muntahaa on Tuesday, said it was a remarkable effort by Enable, which became the first Arc victor to have success at the Breeders' Cup meeting in the same season.

It would be hard to dethrone Justify, racing's 13th Triple Crown victor, for the award, but the 3-year-old retired this summer after just six lifetime races against his own age group. "She showed her class today".

"It was a big ask for our filly, and she greatly deserved it".

"Records are there to be broken", the 47-year-old Dettori said Wednesday.

Owned by local businessman Steve Parkin, the horse is a major contender for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint. But, Joel (Rosario) said when she left the gate, he knew right then she had running on her mind.

"Even though we're from New Jersey, we've had two of our biggest wins here in Kentucky", noted Jonathan Green, son of Len and Lois.

"I'm thrilled, no doubt", Sadler said.

Newspaperofrecord, an Irish-bred filly, is by Lope de Vega, out of the Holy Roman Emperor mare Sunday Times - solid English and Irish breeding. The speedy chestnut, a victor at first asking at Gulfstream Park, blasted out of the gate in the 5 1/2-furlong turf sprint and never looked back en route to a 2 ¾-length score in 1:05.54.

"After that, we were on the back foot completely". Chelsea Cloisters mounted a determined challenge early in the stretch run, then could not sustain the effort and settled for second.

She will be ridden by regular jockey Frankie Dettori and will go off from the favored stall two in the one-and-a half-mile test at the famous Louisville racecourse.

"He was very professional", Castellano said.

Second-place trainer Dallas Stewart (Seeking the Soul) - "I thought he ran great and I'm really proud of the horse". "We're prepared for the worst and hope for the best". WinStar's Elliott Walden added, "He started so fast, Javier lost an iron". She has won more than $7.6million in her storied career.