SANTA ANITA — Lord Bullingdon emerged as the victor in the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) sponsored Golden Mile Stakes at Santa Anita on the opening day of the Breeders Cup weekend.
According to Qatar News Agency, after a notable performance in the Gr.3 Del Mar Juvenile Turf Stakes, Lord Bullingdon, representing Colbart Stables & Michael McCarthy Racing Stable Inc, showcased significant improvement with the step up in distance. Under the guidance of trainer Michael McCarthy, the two-year-old colt executed a commanding finish.
Jockey Umberto Rispoli piloted Lord Bullingdon with a strategic ride, maintaining a strong position behind early leader Ultra Power. In the home stretch, Lord Bullingdon surged ahead, leaving behind the favourite Go With Gusto to secure second place, while Mo Fox Givin completed the trifecta in third position.