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Argentine-bred Invasor Wins Breeder's Cup Horse Race


In U.S. horse racing, the Argentine-bred horse "Invasor" won the Breeders' Cup Classic race at Churchill Downs, Kentucky, by edging favorite and Preakness Stakes winner "Bernardini."

The four-year-old Invasor is likely to be voted thoroughbred racing's horse of the year. With "Brother Derek" setting a fast pace, Bernardini made a move around the far turn. However, Invasor would not let the even money favorite get away and beat Bernardini by one length.

In other races Saturday, "Red Rocks" won the Breeders' Cup turf race with "Better Talk Now" second and "English Channel" third.

"Miesque's Approval" a 25-1 underdog took the Breeders' Cup Mile, beating some of the top Milers in the world. "Aragorn" was second with "Badge of Silver" third.

In the Filly and Mare turf race, "Ouija Board" won, retaking the crown she won two years ago. "Film Maker" was second with "Honey Ryder" third.

In other races, "Dreaming of Anna" won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies race, "Thor's Echo" won the Breeders' Cup Sprint, "Round Pond" won the Distaff, and "Street Sense" won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.

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