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Rochester upsets Turf

Updated: September 21, 2002, 8:22 PM ET
By Marty McGee | Daily Racing Form

FRANKLIN, Ky. -- A seasoned older horse from the East Coast was supposed to win the $300,000 Kentucky Cup Turf on Saturday at Kentucky Downs. But instead of Cetewayo, the millionaire 8-year-old who was favored at 9-5 in a field of 11, it was the 6-year-old Rochester who came bounding home a 2 1/2-length winner for Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard. With Eddie Martin Jr. riding, Rochester, a Pennsylvania-bred owned by the Augustin Stable of George Strawbridge Jr., rallied from midpack to ...

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