First Defence, with Javier Castellano riding, wins the Long Branch Breeders' Cup Stakes at Monmouth Park.

First Defence, with Javier Castellano riding, wins the Long Branch Breeders' Cup Stakes at Monmouth Park.

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First Defence Leads Every Step in Long Branch Romp

Juddmonte Farms' First Defence led every step of the way in winning the $150,000 Long Branch Breeders' Cup Saturday at Monmouth Park.