Racehorse That Last Year Escaped and Ran Down a Highway to Viral Fame Notches First Career Win at Thistledown

Trading asphalt for track, Bold and Bossy finished first

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Bold and Bossy, a two-year old filly last seen trying to outpace Honda CR-Vs and Ford F-250s on a highway outside of Ellis Park in Kentucky last year when she escaped from the racetrack and ran loose for 30 minutes before being wrangled, made a more traditional sprint this week as she captured her first career win Monday at Thistledown.


Jockey Malcolm Franklin guided Bold and Bossy to a victory in the five-horse race, beating second-place finisher Purdy Pumpkin and giving the filly her second top-three finish in her first two starts.

Check out the full race below.

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