Long shot Shedaresthedevil pulls off upset in Kentucky Oaks

By The Associated Press

Merely contending on the big stage wasn't good enough for Shedaresthedevil, who went on to hammer her name into racing history. The 15-1 long shot won the Kentucky Oaks in record time, overtaking favorite Gamine at the top of the stretch and holding off Swiss Skydiver for a 1 1/2-length victory Friday in the 146th Kentucky Oaks for fillies at Churchill Downs. ''She broke very sharp and I was able to stalk Gamine all the way,'' said jockey Florent Geroux, who also won the Oaks two years ago aboard Monomoy Girl.

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