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Desert Code: beat Diabolical in the inaugural Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint

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Desert Code to stand in California

LEADING American turf sprinter Desert Code will begin his stud career at Harris Farms in Coalinga, California, this year.

The six-year-old son of E Dubai, whose finest hour came when he beat Diabolical to win the inaugural Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint in 2008, was retired from racing last month.

Desert Code also won two Grade 3 races, the Baldwin Stakes and the Affirmed Handicap, at three, and the Grade 3 Daytona Handicap last year.

A $150,000 Keeneland September yearling purchase, he was bred by Classic Star out of the Listed-placed Lost Code mare Chatta Code.

 

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