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Secret Circle wins BC Juvenile Sprint

Nov. 4, 2011 at 4:31 PM   |   Comments

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Secret Circle survived a late rally by Shumoos to win Friday's inaugural running of the $500,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint by 1 length at Churchill Downs.

Secret Circle, the odds-on favorite, remained undefeated in three career starts despite tiring and drifting out in deep stretch while Shumoss, an English invader, put in a good run down the rail. Holdin Bullets finished third.

With Rafael Bejarano up for trainer Bob Baffert, Secret Circle tracked a quick early pace, got to the lead at the top of the lane and just survived late. He ran the 6 furlongs over a drying track rated "good" in 1:10.52. He is a Kentucky-bred son of Eddington out of the Dixieland Band mare Ragtime Hope.

The bay colt won at first asking this summer at Del Mar, then romped by 5 1/4 lengths last month in a minor stakes at Santa Anita.

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