Paddy O'Prado joins the walk to the paddock before the Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs on November 6, 2010.

Although he was third in the Kentucky Derby and also ran in the Preakness Stakes, Paddy O'Prado's best races as a three-year-old were on the grass. For his final race of the year, he was back on the dirt for the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Paddy leaves the track after placing fifth out of a twelve-horse field in the Breeders' Cup Classic. He was a finalist for three-year-old colt of the year.
May 20, 2011: After a six-month layoff, Paddy O'Prado, now a four-year-old, prepares for the Grade II Dixie Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

It's bath time for Paddy after his morning gallop.
With regular rider Kent Desormeaux, Paddy O'Prado heads to the Pimlico turf course for the Dixie Stakes.

Paddy O'Prado wins by a length and a half, gaining his fifth victory.

Appearing to have come out of the race in good shape, Paddy is led off the track after the Dixie Stakes.
Before returning to his stall, however, the colt began limping badly. X-rays revealed a sesamoid injury.
Although the injury was not life-threatening, it was career-ending. In addition to his five wins, all of which were on the turf, Paddy retired with three seconds and three thirds in fifteen lifetime starts. He was trained throughout his career by Dale Romans.
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