Wise Dan Week, Part 4: The 2013 Breeders’ Cup Mile

Wise Dan Week, Part 4: The 2013 Breeders’ Cup Mile

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Not many horses have ever won multiple Breeders’ Cup races, but Wise Dan joined that elite company with an impressive win in the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Mile. Despite stumbling at the start, settling farther off the pace than usual, and racing wide, Wise Dan still managed to produce his powerful stretch run, rallying past Za Approval in deep stretch to win by three-quarters of a length.


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J. Keeler Johnson is a writer, blogger, videographer, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin's quest to become North America's richest racehorse. A great fan of racing history, he considers Dr. Fager to be the greatest racehorse ever produced in America, but counts Zenyatta as his all-time favorite. He lives in Wisconsin and also writes for the Bloodhorse.com blog Unlocking Winners.

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