=== Flotilla conquers Juvenile Fillies Turf ===
Arcadia, CA (Sports Network) - French invader Flotilla found an opening down
the stretch to win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa
Anita Park. The 2-year-old ran the mile in 1:34.64 on a firm grass course.
Ridden by Christophe Lemaire, Flotilla was racing in mid-pack through the
early going. At the top of the stretch the filly split horses to find room to
Inside the furlong pole, Flotilla accelerated between horses and went on to
post a 1 1/4-length win over Watsdachances. Finishing third in the 14-horse
field was Summer of Fun and early pacesetter Tara from the Cape was fourth.
Scratched from the race was Sustained and Moulin de Mougin.
Flotilla, trained by Mikel Delzangles, earned $540,000 with the win. Sent off
at 11-1, the filly posted her first career win in three starts and has
earnings of $582,219.
Flotilla returned $24.80, $10.80 and $7.80. Watsdachances paid $6.40 and
$5.40, and Summer of Fun paid $19.40 to show.
11/02 17:52:26 ET