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Divining Rod Wins Coolmore Lexington, Protonico Romps in Ben Ali in Record Time and Katie’s Eyes Upsets Giant’s Causeway

LEXINGTON, KY (April 11, 2015) – Lael Stables’ Divining Rod, who had set the pace in his two previous races, rallied to win the 34th running of the $250,000 Coolmore Lexington (G3) by three lengths over favored Donworth and picked up 10 points on the road to the Kentucky Derby (G1).

Quotes from the $100,000 Giant’s Causeway (L)

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Mike Stidham (winning trainer of Katie’s Eyes)

On whether sprinting on the turf has becoming her forte

“I think so. She’s really progressed rapidly. I thought we might be biting off a little more than we could chew today but (co-owner) Mr. (Ike) Thrash wanted to go here so here’s where we landed, and I’m glad we did.”


Quotes from the $100,000 Giant’s Causeway (L)

Roy Jackson (winning owner of Ageless)

“It's been a while since we had a winner here. It’s always great to win a race here because it is so competitive. We're thrilled. We know (Ageless) has a good kick and she just doesn’t want to go out in front. She wants to kick on from the back.  It was a nice ride from Julien (Leparoux). 

Arnaud Delacour (winning trainer of Ageless)

Barn Notes -- Wednesday, April 16


Let’s Go Stable’s undefeated Divine Oath, who did not draw into last Saturday’s Toyota Blue Grass (G1) field off the also-eligible list, will face 10 rivals this Saturday when he makes his stakes debut in the 33rd running of the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington (G3) at 1 1/16 miles on the main track.



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