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Boucher second in day’s finale
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MELL BOUCHER (right) talks with Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard (left) and her father, jockey Richard Boucher before her ride abord the Sheppard-owned and trained Bet the Pot in Saturday’s Kershaw Plate flat race, the finale of the Carolina Cup. - photo by Tom Didato/C-I
As he waited for his daughter Mell to return following a second-place finish in Saturday’s Kershaw Plate, a 1 1/2-mile run on the flat, Richard Boucher said he did not have butterflies in his stomach watching the race, the longest of his daughter’s riding career.