It was also tough for trainer John Sadler, who is now 0 for 41 in Breeders' Cup races.
Stellar Wind will leave the barn Sunday to go a sale in Kentucky. Owners Kosta and Pete Hronis, who do some breeding, did not feel they had the quality of stallions that Stellar Wind should be bred to.
"She deserves to be with the best," Kosta Hronis said.
Forever Unbridled will return to racing next year as a 6-year-old, according to Fipke.
First there is the rich Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream in January.
"We're definitely going to be considering it," Fipke said. "That would be the goal. But we'll look at all the buyers and who is also in the race. ... Now she's won the Distaff. I don't know how she'll stack up against the colts."
If she does race in Florida, it probably will be against some of the horses running Saturday in the Classic. And that should be something to watch.
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