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Quotes from the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1)

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Mario Gutierrez (winning rider of Gomo)

“We tried to save ground in the first turn and all the way to the second turn. Down the stretch it was time to go. We didn’t mind to go a little bit wide. She responded really well; she’s been training good. She's been showing us she wants to go two turns and she proved it today.”

Longshot Peace and War Wins Grade 1 Darley Alcibiades

Longshot Peace and War Wins Grade 1 Darley Alcibiades;

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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 32014)  Qatar Racing’s Peace and War rallied from far back to overtake Top Decile late to win the 63rd running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1) for 2-year-old fillies by a half-length before a Fall Meet opening-day crowd of 13,789.

Quotes from the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1)

Olly Stevens (winning trainer of Peace and War)

“We purchased her at Keeneland (at the September Yearling Sale) then took her back to England. She won her first out then we caught some bad ground at Ascot in England, which is one of the main reasons we came over here.

“She’s been back 12 days. Julien (Leparoux) breezed her here on Sunday, the day I flew in, and he really liked her. He jumped off another filly to ride her, actually.”

On her trip in the Darley Alcibiades

Quotes - $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1)

Mark Casse (winning trainer of My Conquestadory)

On whether he was worried when she had to check on the backstretch

“A little worried? My thoughts were, ‘Here we have this great filly and she’s not going to be able to show how great she was.’ I wasn’t upset or worried for me, I was worried for her, because I wanted her to be able to show you how great she was. That was my concern.”


On whether she will go to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)

Full Field Entered for Friday’s Darley Alcibiades

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 2, 2012) – An overflow field of 16 was entered Tuesday morning for Friday’s 61st running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1) for 2-year-old fillies going 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Darley Alcibiades is the first of five Grade 1 contests to be run during Fall Stars Weekend that kicks off Keeneland’s 17-day Fall Meet that runs through October 27.



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