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Dancing Spree

Dancing Spree

Breeders’ Cup Champion
Jockey: 
A. Cordero Jr.
Trainer: 
C. McGaughey III
Owner: 
Ogden Phipps
Breeder: 
Ogden Phipps

Dancing Spree slipped inside past pacesetter Safely Kept in deep stretch to win the sixth running of the Breeders’ Cup Sprint by a neck at Gulfstream Park. Dancing Spree gave Hall of Fame rider Angel Cordero Jr. the last of his four Breeders’ Cup victories and the second Championships triumph for Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey.

A winner at five tracks in his career, Dancing Spree won his first race at Keeneland on April 20, 1988 in his debut. In addition to his victory in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, Dancing Spree also recorded Grade 1 triumphs in the Carter and Suburban handicaps as well as a victory in the True North (Grade 2). A winner of two other stakes, Dancing Spree finished sixth in the 1990 Sprint at Belmont Park in his bid to repeat.

Replay

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  • 1989 TwinSpires Sprint

Breeders’ Cup Record

Breeders’ Cup Races Won

1989 Sprint

Lifetime Stats

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Previous Races

DateRaceGRFinish
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Pedigree

Dancing Spree
Nijinsky II
Northern Dancer
Nearctic
Natalma
Flaming Page
Bull Page
Flaring Top
Blitey
Riva Ridge
First Landing
Iberia
Lady Pitt
Sword Dancer
Rock Drill

Career Highlights

May 7, 1985
Born.
April 20, 1988
Win first race at Keeneland in debut.
November 4, 1989
Wins Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Gulfstream Park.
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
May 7, 1985
Born.

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