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Longines Distaff, 1988

Posted on October 31, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Personal Ensign, on the outside, with Randy Romero up, caught Kentucky Derby winner Winning Colors and Gary Stevens at the wire to win the 1988 Longines Distaff at Churchill Downs, November 5, 1988. Personal Ensign appeared to be hopelessly beaten at the top of the stretch but managed to run down Winning Colors and win by a head. This race is often is often referred to as the most exciting finish in Breeders' Cup history. This was the first year the Breeders' Cup was held in Kentucky. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

Personal Ensign, on the outside, with Randy Romero up, caught Kentucky Derby winner Winning Colors and Gary Stevens at the wire to win the 1988 Longines Distaff at Churchill Downs, Nov. 5, 1988. Personal Ensign appeared to be hopelessly beaten at the top of the stretch but managed to run down Winning Colors and win by a head. That race is often often referred to as the most exciting finish in Breeders’ Cup history. It was the first year the Breeders’ Cup was held in Kentucky. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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