Wuheida Wins Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Del Mar
The $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf was run Saturday, November 4 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California. Some of the best fillies and mares three years old and upward saddled up and went 1 1/8 miles on Del Mar's turf track. A homebred for Sheikh Mohammed's global breeding and racing operation, 11-1 shot Wuheida finally broke through against top company after a series of close calls, emerging by one length in her biggest race to date. 5-1 second choice Rhododendron finished a good second in the full field of 14 with Cambodia, who was also sent off at 11-1 odds getting in for third. Dacita finished fourth with, Queen's Trust, War Flag, overwhelming 3-2 favorite Lady Eli in her final race, Senga, Grand Jete, Nezwaah, Zipessa, Birdie Gold, Goodyearforroses and Avenge completing the order of finish.