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Breeders' Cup Day 1: Lady Eli wins Juvenile Fillies Turf
Breeders' Cup Day 1: Lady Eli wins Juvenile Fillies Turf

Irad Ortiz Jr. rode Lady Eli to victory in the $1-million Juvenile Fillies Turf race Friday in the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park. Trained by Chad Brown, Lady Eli broke from the pack coming down the stretch and won by 2 3/4 lengths over the other favorite in the race, Sunset Glow, ridden by Victor Espinoza. Irish horse Osaila with Frankie Dettori aboard finished third in the one-mile race for 2-year-old fillies on the turf. “I got a perfect trip,” Ortiz said. “My filly broke good and I got a nice spot down inside, and then I broke through the hole when [Sunset Glow] came out” of the pack, he said. Sivoliere, an Irish horse ridden by Gary Stevens,...

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