Indian Blessing for punters

Indian Blessing got the Breeders’ Cup off to a flying start for punters with a pillar-to-post victory in the Juvenile Fillies event.

Indian Blessing got the Breeders’ Cup off to a flying start for punters with a pillar-to-post victory in the Juvenile Fillies event.

Garrett Gomez bounced his mount out of the gate smartly and never saw another rival. In sloppy conditions, Gomez looked clean as a whistle compared to his rivals.

Proud Spell chased home the winner, with Backseat Rhythm in third.

Winning trainer Bob Baffert said: "That's the longest stretch run I've seen in my life! She is so talented, she got nice fractions and she was out there by herself. When they are that talented they just get it done."

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