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Sunday, November 04, 2012


Quotes for the $1 Million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf


Aidan O’Brien (trainer, George Vancouver, 1st) – “This is great. (Jockey) Ryan (Moore) gave him an absolutely brilliant ride.”

Ryan Moore (jockey, George Vancouver, 1st) – “We were in a nice position the entire way. He traveled very well and quickened when he needed to. Everything worked out.”


Chad Brown (trainer, Noble Tune, 2nd; Balance the Books, 3rd) – “They ran great. They ran into a really good horse today. These horses, I would say, tied for second-best. One beat the other for second (by a neck). They trained close. Everyone has watched them breeze in New York, and they all know they are noses apart and they ran that way. I’m thrilled. I’m thrilled for both clients that they ran well. They beat the rest of the horses in the field, which was a deep field. They clearly have identified themselves as the two top 2-year-old turf colts in the country coming into their 3-year-old year. I’m just thrilled they are in my barn.”

Ramon Dominguez (jockey, Noble Tune, 2nd) – “I was very happy with the way the horse performed. We had a good trip. Of course you hate to see the winner getting through while your horse is running on the outside. But that’s what happens in a 14-horse field.”

Julien Leparoux (jockey, Balance the Books, 3rd) – “He’s a good horse. He’ll move up with a little more distance. I had a very smooth trip, not really any trouble except for the usual bumping. We started to move leaving the far turn and there was no traffic at all, but then at the head of the lane I had to wait a little bit, and that was it.”

Roger Charlton (trainer, Dundonnell, 4th) – “We had a good chance turning for home.”

James Doyle (jockey, Dundonnell, 4th) – “I thought he ran a big race. We got into a nice rhythm going down the backside. Turning for home I had to wait a bit for room, but we had no problems. He put in his run and I thought we had a big shot.”

Frankie Dettori (jockey, Artigano, 6th) – “He didn’t break well and he may not be the right horse for this track. He lacks a gear.”

Richard Hughes (jockey, Lines of Battle, 7th) –“I had to break fast from the outside draw (14) and he ran OK, but he’s a little immature.”



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