Beholder wins the Juvenile Fillies
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP)
Beholder led all the way, holding off 3-2 favorite Executiveprivilege by one length Friday to capture the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies at Santa Anita.
It was the 13th victory in the season-ending championships for jockey Garrett Gomez and the seventh for trainer Richard Mandella .
Beholder pinned the first loss on trainer Bob Baffert's Executiveprivilege, ending her five-race winning streak. The time was 1 minute, 43.61 seconds for the 1-1/16 miles.
Beholder paid $9.80 on a $2 win bet.
Dreaming of Julia finished third.
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