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Graham Motion enjoying banner year

Sometimes it is the quiet, unassuming person who really shocks you.


In trainer Graham Motion’s case, he has stunned the racing world twice on its grandest stage.


Motion’s first jaw-dropper came in 2004, when Better Talk Now defeated eventual champion turf male Kitten’s Joy to win the John Deere Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) at Lone Star Park at odds of 27.90-to-1.


He struck again this year at odds of 46-to-1 with Shared Account, who turned back defending winner Midday (GB) to take home thetop prize in the Emirates Airline Breeders Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) at Churchill Downs.

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