2014 Ricoh Woodbine Mile: Rider on the “Storm”
The 18th edition of the prestigious Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile turned out to be lucky number seven for Trade Storm, a six-year-old son of Trade Fair, whose first win of the campaign was a million-dollar effort. Bred by G.T. Lucas, Trade Storm, who was winless in six starts heading into the Mile, rallied strongly in the late stages to take the Breeders' Cup 'Win and You're In' event, on Sept. 14, at Woodbine. Under Jamie Spencer, the Qatar Racing silk-bearer won by a half-length, in yet another thrilling renewal of the turf classic. The victory delivered Spencer his first Mile triumph, and Trade Storm, who finished third to grass titan Wise Dan in last year's running, his sixth career victory from 34 starts. The win also capped a perfect day for conditioner David Simcock, who earlier on the card won the $300,000 Grade 1 Northern Dancer with Sheikhzayedroad, who…
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