His owner screamed from the grandstand, "Oh my God, oh my God," several times as she watched her 100-1 chance Tears I Cry charge down the middle of the Flemington track to take out the Aus$1million Emirates Stakes over a mile on Nov. 10.
Sheila and Fred Mead's Classic Neel snapped to life earlier this year after trainer Kiaran McLaughlin switched her to the turf. Now the $250,000 El Corredor filly is one of the key contenders in Saturday's $100,000-added Sands Point (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park.
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