Magician wins Breeders' Cup Turf

Magician, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by Ryan Moore, stormed past The Fugue in the finishing straight to win the $3 million Breeders' Cup Turf on Saturday.

Ryan Moore rides Magician to victory in the Breeder's Cup Turf race at the Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia, California, on November 2, 2013

The Fugue, the John Gosden-trained filly trying her luck against the males in the 1 1/2-mile race on the turf track at Santa Anita, had moved into the lead under William Buick at the top of the stretch.

But she couldn't hold off the hard-charging Magician, who led the second European one-two of the day and accounted for a fifth victory for trans-Atlantic invaders in the 30th edition of the Breeders' Cup with three races remaining.

Indy Point, trained by Richard Mandella and ridden by Gary Stevens, was third.

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