By Jeff Pack

Lilac Fire victim Belvoir Bay wins $1M Breeder's Cup Turf Sprint


Last updated 11/8/2019 at 5:05am

Belvoir Bay won the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint Saturday, Nov. 2.

ARCADIA - During 2017's Lilac Fire, Belvoir Bay was lost for two days after flames raged through the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall. On Saturday, she became a Breeder's Cup champion.

Belvoir Bay beat the boys in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita Park after finding the lead early under jockey Javier Castellano. She won the race in a course record 54.83 for five furlongs. Belvoir Bay's trainer Peter Miller went 1-2 in the race with Om finishing second by a nose.

While fleeing from the Lilac Fire that claimed the lives of more than 40 horses in Bonsall, Belvoir...

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