1998 – Florida-bred Copy Editor and jockey Jerry Bailey win the Grade 3 Mac Diarmida Handicap at Gulfstream Park carrying co-high weight of 114 pounds.

Copy Editor was trained by Martin Wolfson for Team Valor International LLC and the son of Maudlin out of Ladyshill, by Springhill (Ire) was bred by Farnsworth Farm.

Copy Editor stalked longshot Separated Love from second during the first eight furlongs of the mile-and-three-eighths Mac Diarmida before taking the lead on the far turn and winning by three lengths at odds of 7-2.

A multiple stakes winner of the 1996 American Handicap and 1998 What a Threat Handicap, both at Calder, Copy Editor retired with nine wins, two seconds and eight thirds in 36 career starts and earnings of $339,399.

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