Jockey Ryan Moore made a bold prediction in 2014 about a 2-year-old filly, stating that she would one day win the prestigious Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. That filly, Found, backed up her rider’s claim when she did just that this fall at age four.
Found has been the bridesmaid in some of the world’s greatest races — 10 times in fact — with almost all of those second-place finishes in Grade or Group 1 events.
When she does win — six times so far — she also does it on the world’s most valuable and biggest stages. The daughter of Galileo burst through horses to capture Europe’s richest race, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, in early October. Her victory gave Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien a one-two-three finish at Chantilly.
Last year, the then 3-year-old Found beat the world’s best grass horses with a brilliant win in the G1 $3 million Longines Turf at Keeneland. Among those in her wake in the Breeders’ Cup was the highly touted Golden Horn, who won the 2015 Arc.