Newspaperofrecord a Headliner on Derby Undercard


Newspaperofrecord | Sarah Andrew

'TDN Rising Star' Newspaperofrecord (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) returns to the site of her biggest career victory in Saturday's GII Longines Churchill Distaff Turf Mile S.

The 2018 GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf heroine beneath the Twin Spires has begun to make up for a winless season at three for trainer Chad Brown with a pair of jaw-dropping wins at Belmont this June-the GIII Intercontinental S. and the GI Just a Game S.

The 4-5 morning-line favorite will be piloted for the first time by Javier Castellano.

Brad Cox will saddle the co-second choices, Beau Recall (Ire) (Sir Prancealot {Ire}) and Juliet Foxtrot (GB) (Dansili {GB}).

Beau Recall, a last-to-first upset winner of this race last year, completed the exacta behind Newspaperofrecord in the Just a Game. She enters off a fifth-place finish as the favorite while attempting to defend her title in the GII Yellow Ribbon H. at Del Mar Aug. 8.

Juliet Foxtrot has lost five in a row since capturing last summer's GIII Modesty H. at Arlington while placing in a trio of Grade I events. She was third last time in Keeneland's GI Coolmore Jenny Wiley S. July 11.

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