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Rafael Hernandez rode 8/5 favourite Channel Maker to victory in the $400,000 Breeders' Stakes on Sunday. Channel Maker took the lead down the stretch then held on to win the 1 1/2-mile final jewel of Canada's Triple Crown in 2:29.70 on a firm E.P. Taylor turf course. more »