Goldikova gets Breeders' Cup Mile win

Goldikova, trained by Freddie Head and ridden by Olivier Peslier, has won the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita.

Goldikova put up one of the most impressive performances at the Breeders' Cup in recent years when sprinting clear to win the Mile.

Despite jockey Olivier Peslier putting up 2lb overweight, her superiority over her rivals was never in any real doubt.

Peslier settled her in third before getting a gap a furlong and a half out and she powered away to beat last year’s winner Kip Deville.

It caps a brilliant year for trainer Freddie Head who created his own piece of history in becoming the first man to ride and train a Breeders’ Cup winner.

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