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Miesque, Personal Ensign, Ogden Phipps, Julie Krone - November 5th

Miesque became the first horse to win two consecutive Breeders' Cup Championship
races when she won the Breeders' Cup Mile at Churchill Downs. ~1988
 
Traner Dale Baird became the first trainer to reach 9000 wins when Frazee's Folly captured the eighth raceat Mountaineer Park in Chester, W. VA. ~2004
 
Julie Krone became the first female jockey to compete in the Breeders' Cup when she rode Darby Shuffle to a second-place finish in the Juvenile Fillies race. ~1988
 
Ogden Phipps' four-year-old filly Personal Ensign concluded her racing career with a 13-for-13 lifetime record when she edged Winning Colors by a nose to win the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Churchill Downs. She was the first American racehorse to retire undefeated in major competition since Colin in 1908. ~1988

 

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