History was about to be made. As the field for the 1988 Breeders’ Cup
Mile (gr. IT) turned for home over Churchill Downs’ deep, wet turf
course, Miesque was on the move. Despite going four wide into the first
turn and four wide coming out of the second turn, the French-trained
daughter of Nureyev was building up a head of steam, and by midstretch
it was clear to everyone she was about to become the first horse to win
back-to-back Breeders’ Cup races...