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2002 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Volponi retired

Updated: October 27, 2003, 9:10 PM ET
By Matt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

NEW YORK - Volponi, winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic in 2002, has been retired from racing and will stand in 2004 at an undisclosed farm in Kentucky, trainer and part-owner P.G. Johnson said on Monday.

Volponi, by Cryptoclearance out of the Sir Harry Lewis mare Prom Knight, retires with a career record of 7 wins in 31 starts and $3.2 million in earnings. His biggest win was the 2002 Classic, in which he scored by a record 6 1/2 lengths at 43.50-1.

Johnson, who owns Volponi with ...

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