Bar of Gold Wins Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint at Del Mar
The $1 million G1 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint took place Saturday, November 4 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California - a seven-furlong dirt race for fillies and mares three years old and upward. Chester and Mary Broman's New York-bred 66-1 longshot Bar of Gold pulled the enormous upset, hitting the wire first by just a nose. 18-1 shot Ami's Mesa just missed out and settled for second in the full field of 14 while Carina Mia, who was sent off at 20-1 got in for a quality third. Completing the order of finish were 6-1 second betting choice Skye Diamonds, Princess Karen, Paulassilverlining, even-money favorite Unique Bella, Finest City, Finley'sluckycharm, By the Moon, Highway Star, Proper Discretion, Curlin's Approval, and Constellation.