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JAN-FEB 2016

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While all eyes were on three-year-old American Pharaoh for the fnal race of his illustrious career, the 2015 edition of the Breeder's Cup saw one of the deepest felds in its history with 161 total starters in 13 races, including 25 from overseas, boasting a cumulative total of 120 Grade/Group 1 wins among them. Jockey Ryan Moore, who cinched victories on Found (IRE) in the Longines Turf and Hit It a Bomb in the Juvenile Turf and runner-up on Alice Springs (IRE) in the Juvenile Fillies Turf and Legatissimo (IRE) in the Filly & Mare Turf, was awarded the 13th Bill Shoemaker Award. Te award honors Shoemaker, an accomplished jockey with more than 8,800 career victories, highlights of which include a 1987 Breeders' Cup Classic win at age 56 aboard Ferdinand. Te 2016 Breeders' Cup World Championships will be held on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. sl 35

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