2017/11/03 14:25

In the Wings (GB)

Blocked behind a wall of horses on the far turn, victory looked beyond grasp for In the Wings (GB) in the Breeders' Cup Turf. But Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens, who knew he was sitting on one of Europe's most accomplished runners, patiently threaded through a talented field, and edged away in the final strides to win. It was the first Breeders' Cup victory for trainer Andre Fabre, a perennial leading trainer in France.

Bred and owned by Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum, the bay colt finished a solid fourth in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe three weeks earlier. Before that, he scored impressive victories in the Group 1 Coronation Cup at Epsom Downs in England, and the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, in France. The triumph in the Breeders' Cup Turf was the last race of his career. In the Wings retired with seven victories in 11 starts.

Lifetime Stats

Breeders’ Cup Winner
1990 Turf

Previous Races

October 27, 1990Breeders' Cup TurfBELMONT PARK11
October 07, 1990CIGA Prix de l'Arc de TriompheLONGCHAMP14
September 16, 1990Prix FoyLONGCHAMP31
July 28, 1990King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S.ASCOT15
July 01, 1990Grand Prix de Saint-CloudSAINT CLOUD11
June 07, 1990Hanson Coronation CupEPSOM11
April 29, 1990Prix GanayLONGCHAMP12
October 08, 1989CIGA Prix de l'Arc de TriompheLONGCHAMP116
September 24, 1989Prix du Prince d'OrangeLONGCHAMP31
August 22, 1988Prix du Haras de la HuderieDEAUVILLE 1
June 17, 1988Prix de VineuilCHANTILLY 1