Eldaafer earns berth in BC Marathon
Eldaafer outlasted the opposition and earned a ticket to the Breeders' Cup Marathon when proving best as the favorite Saturday in the Grade 3, $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship in Florence, Ky.
With Jon Court aboard, Eldaafer won by a half-length over Falling Knife in the 1 1/2-mile Fall Championship, the only stakes of the 16-day fall meet at Turfway. Always in the hunt in what was a well-packed group of nine older horses through the early going, Eldaafer finished in 2:32.55 ...
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