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Deauville listed as 5-2 early favourite for Woodbine Mile turf race


Published on September 13, 2017

TORONTO — Deauville has been listed as the early 5/2 favourite for the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile.

The Irish-bred four-year-old, trained by Aiden O'Brien and ridden by Jamie Spencer, drew the No. 6 post Wednesday at Woodbine Racetrack.

World Approval, conditioned by Mark Casse, is the 7-2 second pick and will break from the No. 1 post.

Lancaster Bomber is the 9-2 third choice and drew the No. 10 post.

The field also includes Mondialiste (8-1), the 2015 race winner who drew the No. 8 post.

The Grade 1 turf race goes Saturday at Woodbine.

The Canadian Press