The Woodbine Mile 2013

Review the events leading up to Wise Dan's record Woodbine Mile victory and images from the race.

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Woodbine Mile draw master Devon White of the Toronto Blue Jays. 9/12/2013

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Toronto Blue Jay's Devon White makes the post position draw for the $1,000,000 dollar Ricoh Woodbine Mile on Sunday September 15, 2013.

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White picks the reigning winner and horse of the year Wise Dan, owned by Morton Fink of Chicago, IL and trained in Kentucky by Charles LoPresti.

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Jockey Luis Contreras and Devon White of the Toronto Blue Jays during the post position draw for the Woodbine Mile.

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Ricoh Woodbine Mile favorite and Horse of the Year Wise Dan arrives after traveling all night to Woodbine with asst. Ruth Schmidt.

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Wise Dan arrives with assistant's Ruth Schmidt and Laurie Allen.

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Woodbine Mile favorite Wise Dan arrives.

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Wise Dan gallops with exercise rider Ruth Schmidt.

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Wise Dan works for the Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan gallops over the E. P. Taylor turf course with exercise rider Ruth Schmidt.

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Woodbine Mile favorite and Horse of the Year Wise Dan walks with trainer Charles Lopresti while he cools out after his moring gallop at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Reigning horse of the year Wise Dan chows down after arriving at Woodbine to defend the Mile.

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Trade Storm preps for the Ricoh Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan takes a turn in the shed-row after galloping over the E. P. Taylor turf course in preparation for the $1,000,000 dollar Woodbine Mile.

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Trade Storm jogs at Woodbine in preparation for the Ricoh Woodbine Mile. 9/12/2013

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Ricoh Woodbine Mile contender Za Approval gallops at Woodbine Racetack.

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Ricoh Woodbine Mile contender and winner of the Play the King stakes, Dimension, gallops with trainer Conor Murphy in the irons.

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Wise Dan at Woodbine.

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Za Approval gallops at Woodbine Racetack.

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Ricoh Woodbine Mile contender Excaper breezes his final tuneup with Jockey Luis Contreras.

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Excaper breezes his final tuneup, Excaper is trained by Ian Black and will attempt to capture the Woodbine Mile.

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Excaper jogs at Woodbine.

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Wise Dan, far left and orange silks, with jockey John Velazquez turn for home.

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Wise Dan wins the Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan running in the Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan in the Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan in the Woodbine Mile.

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Jockey John Velazquez guides Wise Dan to victory in the $1,000,000 dollar Ricoh Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan running in the Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan is owned by Morton Fink and trained by Charles LoPresti.

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Wise Dan winning the Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan winning the Woodbine Mile.

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Wise Dan wins the Woodbine Mile.

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Jockey John Velazquez aboard Wise Dan captures the Woodbine Mile.

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Jockey John Velazquez holds the Ricoh Woodbine Mile trophy after guiding Wise Dan to victory in the $1,000,000 dollar race.

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The Ricoh Woodbine Mile presentation. The trophy is presented by Pete Ronan, center, to Mr. Morton Fink.

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