FRANK E. KILROE MILE STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES

MIKE SMITH, PROVISO, WINNER: “Billy (Mott) told me, ‘You’ve got to get her to relax if you can. Anything you do could set her off…’ She beat a great bunch of boys here today. I thought I won it and I pumped my fist just to sell it (to the placing judges).”

TRAINER QUOTES

LEANA WILLIFORD, ASSISTANT TO BILL MOTT, PROVISO, WINNER: “I thought he got the bob. I just told Mike (Smith) to be very still (patient).”

NOTES: Proviso is the first female to win the Kilroe in this, its 51st running.

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