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65-1 longshot Storm Lucy pays $132.80 in Matriarch win at Del Mar

65-1 longshot Storm Lucy pays $132.80 in Matriarch win at Del Mar

Trainer Ed Moger Jr. had been waiting 40 years.

Stormy Lucy, a 6-year-old mare, had been waiting 30 races.

On Sunday, both collected their first Grade I victories in the $300,000 Matriach Stakes on the final day of the Del Mar Bing Crosby Season meet.

The victory came with huge payoffs in every wager associated with the one-mile race on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course as Stormy Lucy went off at 65-1 and paid $132.80 to win.

"I can't remember one like this," said winning jockey Kent Desormeaux. "Never been involved in one in a stakes like this. Boxcars. Amazing."

In a supporting feature, Dressed in Hermes ($9.40) and jockey Mike Smith...

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