08/27/2017 11:45AM

Sadler's Joy gives owners a first with Sword Dancer

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Sadler's Joy used an eye-catching burst of speed to make up for an awful start in the Grade 1 Sword Dancer at Saratoga on Saturday, running by all six of his rivals in the final furlong of the 1 1/2-mile turf race to win by a half-length under Julien Leparoux.