VA-BRED FALTERS IN B.C. MARATHON

Edward P. Evans’ Nite Light (center, yellow silks) stalked the pace in second for the first 10 furlongs of the 14 furlong $500,000 Breeders’ Cup Marathon race during the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park November 6, 2009 in Arcadia, California.

According to Equibase, he “steadily tired thereafter” to finish eighth.

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