Ryan Moore and Tuesday, nearest camera, won the Filly & Mare Turf. Jeff Roberson
Super Tuesday

More Breeders' Cup glory for Aidan O'Brien as Tuesday wins $2m prize

O’Brien’s three-year-old won the Filly & Mare Turf in the hands of Ryan Moore.

LAST UPDATE | 5 Nov 2022

AIDAN O’BRIEN’S FINE Breeders’ Cup continued as his Oaks heroine Tuesday bounced back to her best to land the Filly & Mare Turf at Keeneland.

Tuesday — a daughter of Galileo — was without a victory since her win at Epsom in June, but Ryan Moore was happy to bide his time aboard the three-year-old throughout, manoeuvring Tuesday into a winning position as they swung for home.

Tuesday was full of running as she hit the wire, with In Italian picking up the silver medal, while John and Thady Gosden’s pre-race favourite Nashwa had to settle for a fast-finishing fourth under Hollie Doyle having been slowly away and boxed in further back than ideal on the rail for the majority of the contest.

“Ryan gave her a brilliant ride,” O’Brien said as he celebrated his first win in the race.

“I thought her trip was a mile and a quarter but she has won over a mile and a half and she got this trip (an extended nine furlongs) well enough.”

On future plans he added: “The plan might be to go to Ashford Stud and retire her, but there’s a good chance I think of her staying in training next year in which case I would consider the Hong Kong Cup, but it all rests on her not going to Ashford.”

O’Brien and Moore took two Grade 1 prizes at Keeneland on Friday, winning the Juvenile Fillies Turf with Meditate and then the Juvenile Turf with Victoria Road.

But Order of Australia could only manage to finish sixth in the Breeders’ Cup Mile later on Saturday, won by Charlie Appleby’s Modern Games.

Appleby struck again in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf, as did Rebel Romance who continued his winning streak.

Unbeaten in four heading to Keeneland, the son of Dubawi was one of two in the race for Appleby and had already proved his thirst for international competition with a pair of wins in Germany this season.

In his first visit to America, the one-time Belmont Stakes hope was given plenty of cover as the field embarked on three turns of the Kentucky turf and was posted wide as the field span the far turn and headed for home.

However, he stormed up the stretch once straightened up by James Doyle to put daylight between himself and O’Brien’s Stone Age, who had been close to the pace throughout and went down valiantly in defeat.

Meanwhile undefeated Flightline pulled away in the backstretch for an breathtaking triumph in Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.

Jockey Flavian Prat rode the heavily favored four-year-old colt to victory in the 1 1/4-mile showdown, which capped a two-day, 14-race card worth more than $30 million at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky.

Flightline, trained by John Sadler, left his final rival behind at the top of the backstretch and surged to an impressive triumph.

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