Queen Elizabeth II's bred horse triumphs in the Pimlico race.

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On Saturday at Pimlico, a horse bred by Queen Elizabeth II took first place.

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two days after the monarch of Britain, who had ruled for seven decades, passed away.

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A 6-year-old horse named West Newton came from sixth place to win by a half-length at the Baltimore track.

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In the $36,000 event, he completed 1 1/8 miles on grass in 1:52.12.

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Richard Hendriks was the horse's trainer, while Forest Boyce was its rider.

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The mare Queen's Prize, who was also bred by the late king, is the dam of West Newton.

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Owner Upland Flats Racing received $21,000 in prize money for the victory. On a $2 bet, West Newton paid up $16.20 in winnings.

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The gelding's career began in England. The most recent hurdles competition was between West Newton.

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