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Texas Red storms home first in BC Juvenile

 ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Texas Red pulled a 13-1 upset in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile for 2-year-olds.
    
The Desormeaux brothers teamed for the victory on Saturday at Santa Anita. Kent was aboard for his fifth Breeders' Cup victory. Keith, the trainer and a co-owner, got his first win in the championships.
    
Texas Red was a decisive winner, beating 9-5 favorite Carpe Diem by 6 1/2 lengths. Upstart was a neck back in third.
    
The time was 1:41.91 for the 1 1/16 miles.
    
Texas Red paid $29.80, $9.80 and $5.60. Carpe Diem returned $3.80 and $2.80 while Upstart paid $3.60 to show.
    
The Juvenile is the first major test for horses on the road to next year's Kentucky Derby.

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11/1/2014 6:10:19 PM (GMT -4:00)

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