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Gary Stevens celebrates aboard Beholder after winning the Distaff during the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park on November 1, 2013 in Arcadia, California. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Beholder Upsets Royal Delta In Breeders’ Cup Distaff; Goldencents Wins Dirt Mile

Beholder won the $2 million Distaff by 4 1/4 lengths Friday at Santa Anita, spoiling Royal Delta’s bid for a third straight victory at the Breeders’ Cup, with veteran jockeys Gary Stevens and Mike Smith dominating on opening day.

11/01/2013

Breeder's Cup from Curchill Downs

Royal Delta Looks To Make History At Breeders’ Cup

Royal Delta is carrying more than Mike Smith on her back in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff.

10/31/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 20:  Jockey Jose Lezcano aboard Royal Delta after crossing the finish line to win the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mike Smith Breaks Breeders Cup Record As He Helps Royal Delta Win Ladies Classic

Royal Delta won the $2 million Ladies’ Classic by 1 1/2 lengths on Friday at Santa Anita, making the defending champion the only favorite to win on an upset-filled opening day of the Breeders’ Cup.

11/02/2012

2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships - Day 1

Trainer Mott Aiming Take At Breeders’ Cup sweep

Bill Mott is in position to duplicate the ultimate daily double. The Hall of Fame trainer swept the $2 million Ladies’ Classic and $5 million Classic at last year’s Breeders’ Cup. He could do it again this weekend, with Royal Delta defending her Ladies’ title and three of his horses running in the big race.

11/01/2012

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A ‘Royal’ Field Lined Up For The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic

The Ladies’ Classic is clearly the best race of Breeders’ Cup weekend which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The field of eight fillies and mares have won a combined fifty-seven races from ninety-four starts, an incredible 60% winning percentage.

10/31/2012

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