2016 14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies
Ciglia Racing, Exline-Border, Gulliver Racing, Sharon Alesia et al’s Champagne Room ($69.20) blew past early pacesetter Noted and Quoted at the head of the stretch and then held off a late bid from Valadorna by three-quarters of a length to win the 33rd running of the $2 million 14 Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), the first of nine World Championships races Saturday afternoon at Santa Anita Park.
Trained by Peter Eurton and ridden by Mario Gutierrez, Champagne Room covered the mile and a sixteenth on a fast track in 1:45.12. It is the first Breeders’ Cup victory for Eurton and second for Gutierrez, who won last year’s Juvenile on Nyquist.
It was the second victory in five starts for the Kentucky-bred daughter of Broken Vow.
November 5, 2016
|6 Champagne Room||
|12 American Gal||
Final Order of Finish
|4||Daddys Lil Darling|
|5||Jamyson 'n Ginger|
|7||Noted and Quoted|
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