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Dylan Thomas nips Ouija Board

Updated: September 9, 2006, 5:55 PM ET
By Alan Shuback | Daily Racing Form

Dylan Thomas fought back late to retake the $1.26 million Irish Champion Stakes from Ouija Board at Leopardstown on Saturday in an effort which could propel him to Churchill Downs for either the Breeders' Cup Turf or Classic.

Sent off as the 8-5 favorite in the 1 1/4-mile, Group 1 stakes, the 3-year-old Dylan Thomas tracked the pace of his Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate, Ace, before cruising to the lead at the three-sixteenths pole. But when the gallant mare Ouija Board took command at ...

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