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Miss Temple City gives Motion an historic victory
MISS TEMPLE CITY made the trip from the Camden Training Center to the winners circle in Keeneland last week for trainer Graham Motion. - photo by Keeneland photo
Miss Temple City, which spent the winter at Graham Motion’s barn at the Camden Training Center, became the first filly to win the $300,000 Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) for older horses at Keeneland Race Course last Friday afternoon. Ridden by Drayden Van Dyke, Miss Temple City collared the pace-setting Heart to Heart at midstretch to draw clear for a 1¼-length victory. Trained by Motion, a former assistant for Hall of Fame conditioner Jonathan Sheppard, Miss Temple City covered the mile on a firm turf course in 1:34.09.