Undefeated racehorse Flightline made history at the 2022 TVG Pacific Classic Stakes, and America's Best Racing was there to capture the magic.
We went behind the scenes with Erin Birkenhauer, COO of West Point Thoroughbreds and part-owner of Flightline, as she watched the racehorse compete in the $1 million Pacific Classic.
Having raced four times in his career, Flightline entered the race in Del Mar, Calif., undefeated, but this Longines Breeders' Cup Classic hopeful was racing at a distance he had never competed at before. The Pacific Classic is a 1 ¼-mile race with two turns – a distance and added difficulty he'd yet to face.
But that meant little to an ownership group comprised of Hronis Racing, Summer Wind Farm, West Point Thoroughbreds, Siena Farm, and Woodford Racing as they confidently cheered on this special horse as he sought a fifth win in as many races.
As he triumphantly crossed the finish line, easily surpassing a field of serious contenders, Flightline raced into the history books and achieved horse racing immortality.
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