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Breeders Cup 2015
Kentucky Derby 2017

Two Special Ladies - Really!

The Breeders’ Cup has had a difficult time getting people to think of its Friday program as Ladies Day. Unlike horse racing in other parts of the world where the emphasis is on fashion, US horse racing organizers believe Ladies Day means filling their cards with races for fillies and mares – as if the sport would mean more to women if animals of their gender were contestants.

Even if that was the case, and it’s not, the two best female horses at the Breeders’ Cup this year - Zenyatta and Goldikova - will be running on Saturday. Nevertheless, two ladies in waiting showed their higher-placed sisters their heels in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf and the Ladies Classic. Midday came into her race as the lock of the night and she couldn’t get past Shared Account. Blind Luck went off 8-5 and got beat by a bigger margin. Her problem was Unrivaled Belle.
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