Stellar Wind and jockey Victor Espinoza, left, overpowers champion Beholder to win the Grade I, $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes on July 30, 2016. Beholder will aim to rebound from that loss and defend her title in the Grade I Pacific Classic on Saturday when she faces 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome in the test.
Stellar Wind and jockey Victor Espinoza, left, overpowers champion Beholder to win the Grade I, $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes on July 30, 2016. Beholder will aim to rebound from that loss and defend her title in the Grade I Pacific Classic on Saturday when she faces 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome in the test. Benoit Photo AP
Stellar Wind and jockey Victor Espinoza, left, overpowers champion Beholder to win the Grade I, $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes on July 30, 2016. Beholder will aim to rebound from that loss and defend her title in the Grade I Pacific Classic on Saturday when she faces 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome in the test. Benoit Photo AP

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