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Breeders Cup Classic Horse Racing
Track workers treat Mongolian Groom after the Breeders’ Cup Classic. h
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Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we try and contemplate how what happened on Saturday will affect the business.

The news about Mongolian Groom’s death certainly placed a cloud over this year’s Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita. It’s a story that will not likely go away for a while. You can find information about it on our website and in the print edition. Just click here.

Breeders’ Cup capsules

Once again, we’ve enlisted Jay Posner of the San Diego Union-Tribune to do our Breeders’ Cup capsules. So, here we go.

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FILLY & MARE SPRINT

What happened: Trainer Brad Cox said he wasn’t worried about the rail post for Covfefe, and the filly showed why as she settled just off the pace and then rallied to become only the second 3-year-old to win this race. The daughter of Into Mischief had been dominant against her age group this year, winning all four of her starts, but she lost her only try against older. On Saturday the 3-2 favorite had to hold off another 3-year-old, Bellafina, who suffered her first loss in five races at Santa Anita. It was Cox’s second win of the weekend and his third ever in the Breeders’ Cup, while jockey Joel Rosario won for the 10th time.

Did you know? As you might have suspected, Covfefe was named after the famous tweet from President Donald Trump. Owner Jaime Roth of LNJ Foxwoods (which also co-owned Kentucky Derby winner Country House) credited Ruben Mendez of Santa Anita’s marketing department for reserving the name after the tweet.

Quote: “This moment right now is the best moment I’ve ever had as a horse owner and, I mean, this is what it’s all about, being on this stage, winning the championship race of the category your horse is in.” – Roth

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TURF SPRINT

What happened: The same thing that always happens in this race … trainer Peter Miller won. Stormy Liberal, who had won this race for Miller the last two years, faded to eighth, but Miller’s other two starters finished 1-2: Belvoir Bay and Om. Neither had run since June but the winner trained steadily at San Luis Rey Downs in Bonsall and the runner-up arrived there a few weeks ago. They were 1-2 for virtually the entire five furlongs, with Belvoir Bay finishing in a track-record time of 54.83 seconds. The win was the fifth overall for Miller in the Breeders’ Cup, and the second of the weekend and 11th overall for jockey Javier Castellano.

Did you know? Om, a 7-year-old, also finished second in this race the last time it was at Santa Anita, in 2016.

Quote: “When we made the lead like that, I didn’t look at the fractions because I know this filly, she’s tough as nails. She’s 900 pounds soaking wet, and it’s all heart. She’s unbelievable.” – Miller

You can watch it here.

DIRT MILE

What happened: The surprise wasn’t that a 3-year-old won this race; the surprise was which 3-year-old. Instead of even-money favorite Omaha Beach, the 9-1 longshot Spun to Run flew out of the gate and was never seriously challenged in a 2¾-length win. Omaha Beach was almost eight lengths behind with a quarter-mile remaining and out-finished the rest of the field but Spun to Run probably didn’t even know he was in the race. The son of Hard Spun had finished third in the Haskell this summer behind Maximum Security but his biggest win had come in a Grade 3 race. Jockey Irad Ortiz won for the second time this weekend and seventh overall.

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Did you know? Winning trainer Juan Carlos Guerrero had started only one horse in a Breeders’ Cup, finishing seventh in the 2011 Filly & Mare Sprint.

Quote: “He had a bad break from the gate that probably cost us a couple of lengths. As importantly, it also cost us position. Then, I had to wait, wait, wait and kept losing position. When he got clear at the three-eighths pole, the horse in front was long gone. Hats off to the winner, but I think I rode the best horse today.” – Omaha Beach jockey Mike Smith.

You can watch it here.

FILLY & MARE TURF

What happened: The Europeans got their first win of this Breeders’ Cup with another major upset. Defending champion Sistercharlie, who hadn’t lost in six races since June 2018, could do no better than third as the Irish-bred Iridessa out-finished California hopeful Vasilika by a neck. The race was a strange one, with the long-shot Mirth opening a nine-length lead after three-quarters of a mile. But Vasilika and Iridessa tracked her in second and third, moved past her in the stretch and then dueled to the wire before Iridessa gave jockey Wayne Lordan and trainer Joseph O’Brien their first Cup win. It was only Vasilika’s second defeat in 13 races at Santa Anita.

Did you know? Winning trainer O’Brien already was the youngest jockey to win a Breeders’ Cup race; he was 18 when he rode St. Nicholas Abbey to victory in the 2011 Turf for his father, the legendary Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien. Eight years later he earned similar honors as the youngest trainer, knocking out Craig Dollase (who was 27 when Reraise won the 1998 Sprint).

Quote: “It’s very special. Obviously I’ve been coming here a number of years, and I know how hard it is to compete here.” – O’Brien

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SPRINT

What happened: Mitole left no doubt as to the best sprinter in the country, chasing down Shancealot in the stretch to earn his sixth win in seven starts this year. Four of those wins came in Grade I races, putting Mitole at least in the conversation for Horse of the Year. The win was the first in the Breeders’ Cup for jockey Ricardo Santana Jr., who sat patiently a few lengths behind Shancealot after a blazing opening half-mile of 44.04 seconds. Santana began to move on the turn and got the lead inside the final 50 yards, eventually winning by 1 ¼ lengths. Trainer Steve Asmussen won his seventh Cup race (and first Sprint).

Did you know? Mitole joined Gulch (1988) as the only horses to win the Met Mile and the Breeders’ Cup Sprint in the same year.

Quote: “For him to get to the Met Mile and perform the way that he did against that field on that stage, stretched out, and then for him within a matter of months to retrack, to reset, to be the fastest horse in the world over three-quarters of a mile – good luck anybody trying it. It’s out there. Go prove it.” – Asmussen

You can watch it here.

MILE

What happened: Disappointed two races ago when Sistercharlie failed to win her second consecutive Filly & Mare Turf, trainer Chad Brown got better results from another 5-year-old mare, Uni. And, for the second time in 24 hours, Brown was able to celebrate winning a Cup race he had never won (Friday it was the Juvenile Turf). Uni was far back early, as usual, and when she began to move on the far turn, it seemed like she blew past about half the field in a few strides. She went six-wide into the stretch and out-finished favored Got Stormy in the final 100 yards. It was Brown’s 14th Cup win and the 11th for Joel Rosario.

Did you know? Uni won for the seventh time in eight starts at the distance, including last fall’s Matriarch at Del Mar. She became the 10th filly or mare to win the Mile.

Quote: “Joel fits her so well. Hats off to him. Obviously, he’s a world-class jockey and has won a lot of races, but the relationship between him and this horse is about as strong as you can get.” – Brown

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DISTAFF

What happened: Any chance Midnight Bisou might have had of joining the likes of Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra as a filly to win Horse of the Year ended when she could only manage a runner-up finish behind Blue Prize. ‘Bisou was the second even-money favorite to finish second on the day, joining Omaha Beach (Dirt Mile), who also was ridden by Mike Smith. The two horses were within a half-length of each other with a half-mile to run, but while Blue Prize quickened going into the turn, Midnight Bisou didn’t really get going until about a quarter-mile remaining. Jockey Joe Bravo picked up his first Cup win – 28 years after the first of his 21 mounts (and with his only mount this weekend).

Did you know? Trainer Ignacio Correas IV is from Argentina, where his family began breeding race horses in 1872. He came to the United States in 2002 and this was just his third Cup starter (including Blue Prize last year). In fact, it was just his third Grade I win, all with this mare.

Quote: “Nothing Midnight Bisou does for us is disappointing. She had a tremendous amount to overcome with all the dirt she took early. A quality filly beat her and got first run on her around the turn. It took Mike quite a bit to get her out (and) that just left her too much to do.” – Asmussen

You can watch it here.

TURF

What happened: Bricks and Mortar likely wrapped up Horse of the Year honors by completing an undefeated season with a thrilling victory in the final turf race of the weekend. In fact, it was probably a bit too thrilling for jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., who was in tight quarters for much of the race, especially the first time past the grandstand in the 1½-mile race. But Ortiz was able to get settled, and the even-money favorite finally got clear coming out of the turn into the stretch. He was able to run down the 50-1 long-shot United and win by a head to give Brown and Ortiz two wins each on the day and three for the weekend.

Did you know? In the Breeders’ Cup era (which started 1984), just four times has a horse earned Horse of the Year honors while racing predominantly on turf: John Henry (1984), Kotashaan (1993) and Wise Dan (2012-13). Apropos of nothing, Kotashaan, Wise Dan and, presumably, Bricks and Mortar all clinched their titles at Santa Anita.

Quote: “This is the biggest win of my career and the biggest for my team, for sure. He has a lot of guts. What an awesome horse. We’re so, so fortunate he’s in our barn.” – Brown

You can watch it here.

CLASSIC

What happened: In a race in which Mongolian Groom broke down at the top of the stretch, Vino Rosso repeated his victory from five months ago in the Gold Cup at Santa Anita, but this time for 12 times the $500,000 purse available in late May. The winner was fourth through much of the race, made a big move on the turn, swept past favored McKinzie at the top of the stretch and won going away. It was the first Breeders’ Cup Classic victory and 11th Cup win overall for trainer Todd Pletcher. Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., who picked up the mount before Vino Rosso’s last race when John Velazquez chose Code of Honor, won his third Cup race of the day, fourth of the weekend and ninth overall.

Did you know? Curlin, the sire of Vino Rosso, won the 2007 Classic at Monmouth Park, beating among others, Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense, the sire of McKinzie.

Quote: “This is unbelievable. Indescribable. We’ve won so many graded stakes, but this one feels different. Winning with Uncle Mo (2010 Juvenile) was amazing and I knew it would take a special race to get a feeling even bigger than that. This is the one. This is the pinnacle.” – owner Mike Repole

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Santa Anita review

There were three non-Breeders’ Cup stakes on Saturday, all bunched up at the beginning of the card.

Grade 3 $100,000 Ken Maddy Stakes: Just Grazed Me hung around toward the back until the top of the stretch when she unleashed a powerful rally going three deep to win the 5 ½ furlong turf race for fillies and mares by 1 ¼ lengths. Just Grazed Me paid $7.40, $4.00 and $2.80. Apache Princess was second and Ippodamia’s Girl finished third.

Here’s what the winning connections had to say.

Phil D’Amato (winning trainer): She’s kind of actually changed her style more and more herself. She’s coming from further behind with a bigger kick. … She’s just finding her groove right now. It’s really nice to see a filly develop like this and hopefully have a bright future ahead of her.”

Geovanni Franco (winning jockey): “We broke nice and she settled into a good spot. There were some really fast fillies in there [Saturday]. She just does what she does and took off on the turn. Once she pinned her ears back, there was no way they were going to catch her.”

$100,000 Damascus Stakes: This race lost a lot when Horse Greedy scratched leaving just four horses. Comical Ghost went to the lead but couldn’t hold it in this seven furlong race. Flagstaff put his head in front at the top of the stretch and held off Roadster to win by nose. Flagstaff paid $4.00 and $2.40. There was no show betting. Extra Hope was third and Comical Ghost finished fourth.

Here’s what the winning connections had to say.

John Sadler (winning trainer): “What a great start. Can I count this as a Breeders’ Cup win? I’ll count it for the day. … He had all kinds of stuff [happen to him]. He had colic at 3 and he had been injured several times. When he runs, he’s a really good horse, but just had things not go right for him. He looks the soundest he’s ever been and is doing really well, so we’re excited.

Victor Espinoza (winning jockey): “He ran a big race and he fought all the way to the wire. He definitely didn’t want to… get beat [Saturday]. [The trip] was great. It worked out well. For a minute I thought it was going to be a little complicated. Then the horse in the front kind of split up so I had a little more of a chance to control there. … We want to get this horse better. John [Sadler] is an excellent trainer. He knows how to prepare third horse for the best.”

Grade 2 $200,000 Twilight Derby: Under a masterful ride by Joel Rosario, Mo Forza came from fifth at the three-quarters mark in this 1 1/8 mile race for 3-year-olds to take the lead in mid-stretch and win by 1 ¾ lengths. Mo Forza paid $39.60, $17.60 and $8.00. Succeedandsurpass was second and Neptune’s Storm finished third.

Here’s what the winning connections had to say.

Peter Miller (winning trainer): “I just told Joel [Rosario] to get a position. … The pace was a little slower than I thought, but he was loaded the whole way. The horse was throwing his head but then Joel got him to settle.

Joel Rosario (winning jockey): “he was a little rank leaving the gate, but I had him in hand. He was pulling, but not that bad. He relaxes really well on the first turn and settled into racing. This was a special win for me, since it was for Barry Abrams. When I came down from Northern California, it was Barry who gave me my first opportunity and I won for him.”

Santa Anita preview

Let me have your attention. First post is at 11:30 a.m. Repeat, 11:30 a.m. It’s a nine-race card that has a tough act to follow after two Breeders’ Cup days. Five of the races are for maidens, there are four turf races and there is one stakes, the Grade 2 $200,000 Goldikova Stakes for fillies and mares going a mile on the turf.

Toinette is the 6-5 favorite for trainer Neil Drysdale and jockey Flavien Prat. She is six-for-nine lifetime and two of three this year. She has won three or her last five including the Grade 3 Autumn Miss Stakes. Prat returns to he saddle after an absence of tow races.

The second favorite, at 3-1, is Ms Bad Behavior for Richard Baltas and Drayden Van Dyke. She is four-for-18 lifetime with her last win coming two back at Kentucky Downs in a Grade 3. She has two wins and six second sin 10 turf races at Santa Anita.

Here are the post positions, in order: 9, 6, 6, 6, 9, 6, 9, 7, 10.

Big races review

A look at graded stakes or races worth $100,000 or more on Saturday or late Friday.

Late Friday

Remington (6): $100,000 Clever Trevor Stakes, 2-year-olds, 7 furlongs. Winner: Jungle Runner ($6.20)

Saturday

Santa Anita (1): Grade 3 Senator Ken Maddy Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 5 ½ furlongs on turf. Winner: Just Grazed Me ($7.40)

Santa Anita (2): $100,000 Damascus Stakes, 3 and up, 7 furlongs. Winner: Flagstaff ($4.00)

Santa Anita (3): $200,000 Twilight Derby, 3 and up, 1 1/8 miles on turf. Winner: Mo Forza ($39.60)

Santa Anita (4): Grade 1 $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint, fillies and mares 3 and up, 7 furlongs. Winner: Covfefe ($5.00)

Santa Anita (5): Grade 1 $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, 3 and up, 5 furlongs on turf. Winner: Belvoir Bay ($31.60)

Santa Anita (6): Grade 1 $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, 3 and up, 1 mile. Winner: Spun to Run ($20.20)

Aqueduct (9): Grade 3 $100,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 1/8 miles. Winner: Golden Award ($4.60)

Churchill (5): $105,000 allowance/optional claimer, 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles. Winner: Pioneer Spirit ($8.60)

Santa Anita (7): Grade 1 $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 ¼ miles on turf. Winner: Iridessa ($28.40)

Woodbine (8): Grade 3 $125,000 Maple Leaf Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 ¼ miles. Winner: Lift Up ($5.70)

Santa Anita (8): Grade 1 $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint, 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Winner: Mitole ($5.60)

Santa Anita (9): Grade 1 $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile, 3 and up, 1 mile on turf. Winner: Uni ($9.20)

Churchill (8): Grade 3 $200,000 Chilukki Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 mile. Winner: Sally’s Curlin ($5.80)

Santa Anita (10): Grade 1 $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 1/8 miles. Winner: Blue Prize ($19.80)

Santa Anita (11): Grade 1 $4 million Breeders’ Cup Turf, 3 and up, 1 ½ miles on turf. Winner: Bricks and Mortar ($4.00)

Churchill (10): $120,000 Bet on Sunshine Stakes, 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Winner: Recruiting Ready ($5.20)

Santa Anita (12): Grade 1 $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, 3 and up, 1 ¼ miles. Winner: Vino Rosso ($11.20)

Big races preview

A look at graded stakes or races worth $100,000 or more on Sunday. All times PDT:

12:05 Woodbine (3): $100,000 Glorious Song Stakes, fillies 2-years-old, 7 furlongs. Favorite: New York Groove (7-5)

2:41 Woodbine (8): Grade 2 $175,000 Autumn Stakes, 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Mr. Ritz (9-5)

3:12 Santa Anita (8): Grade 2 $200,000 Goldikova Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 mile on turf. Favorite: Toinette (6-5)

Ciaran Thornton’s SA pick of the day

RACE ONE: No. 8 Truest Reward (8-1)

Truest Reward is a Doug O’Neill/Rafael Bejarano horse and they are 47% at the meet. Ran second last out under Abel Cedillo who is on suspension today. This is his first time on grass but grass is in the bloodlines with the dam having five winners from six starters including two on turf. 8-1 is great value although I doubt we get this excellent price. First time routing and a big jump in class today.

Saturday’s result: Shakky Shebaz was bet down to 5-1, third favorite and ran great given the huge jump in class. The horse sat third throughout the race and looked like he had a chance into the stretch but alas ran third. Make a note of this horse next out.

Ciaran Thornton is the handicapper for Californiapick4.com, which offers daily full card picks, longshots of the day, best bets of the day.

Ed Burgart’s LA pick of the day

FOURTH RACE: No. 2 Ratification (3-1)

This Rainbow Futurity finalist worked super in 12.1 gate drill last October 19 while preparing for first start in 14 weeks. She galloped out with powerful strides after reaching out nicely midway in outworking her company by nearly two lengths. She qualified for the Rainbow Futurtity by virtue of a one-half length trial victory at tonight’s 400-yard distance.

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And now the stars of the show, Saturday’s results and Sunday’s entries.

Santa Anita Charts Results for Saturday, November 2.

Copyright 2019 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 22nd day of a 23-day meet. Clear & Firm

FIRST RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $100,000. 'Senator Ken Maddy Stakes'. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.71 45.22 57.03 1:02.94


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

4 Just Grazed Me 125 4 2 7–2½ 5–½ 5–1 1–1¼ Franco 2.70
5 Apache Princess 123 5 7 8–1 9 6–½ 2–¾ Desormeaux 5.70
1 Ippodamia's Girl 125 1 8 9 8–½ 7–1 3–hd Bejarano 23.00
2 Don't Sell 123 2 9 6–½ 4–½ 4–hd 4–½ Gutierrez 5.20
8 Girls Know Best 125 8 1 2–1 2–1 1–hd 5–1 Ortiz 2.40
9 Escapade 123 9 6 4–1 6–1 8–2½ 6–½ Castellano 5.80
6 Dearborn 121 6 3 3–½ 3–1½ 3–½ 7–1¼ Fuentes 56.20
3 Kentan Road 123 3 5 1–hd 1–½ 2–1 8–2¼ Velez 14.40
7 Gypsy Blu 125 7 4 5–½ 7–½ 9 9 Cedillo 20.50

4 JUST GRAZED ME 7.40 4.00 2.80
5 APACHE PRINCESS 5.20 4.40
1 IPPODAMIA'S GIRL 8.40
$1 EXACTA (4-5)  $30.20
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-5-1-2)  $176.92
50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-5-1)  $212.45
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (4-5-1-2-8)  $1,581.15Carryover $47,950

Winner–Just Grazed Me Grr.f.4 by Grazen out of Fairway Road, by Cuvee. Bred by Nick Alexander (CA). Trainer: Philip D'Amato. Owner: Nicholas B. Alexander. Mutuel Pool $924,493 Exacta Pool $668,526 Superfecta Pool $215,644 Trifecta Pool $403,697 X-5 Super High Five Pool $29,064. Scratched–none.

JUST GRAZED ME chased between horses, came three deep into the stretch and rallied under urging to the front in deep stretch to prove best. APACHE PRINCESS settled outside a rival chasing the pace, steadied when boxed in between and behind rivals past the eighth pole, came out and got up for the place. IPPODAMIA'S GIRL broke in and a bit slowly then was forced in, saved ground chasing the pace, split rivals in deep stretch and got up for third along the inside. DON'T SELL also broke inward, stalked just off the rail then inside on the turn, came out some into the stretch, was between rivals through most of the drive and was edged for the show. GIRLS KNOW BEST had speed off the rail then dueled outside a rival, took a short lead in midstretch and was outfinished late. ESCAPADE stalked outside a rival then three deep on the turn, came four wide into the stretch and could not quite summon the needed late kick. DEARBORN close up stalking the pace just off the rail, came out on the turn and three wide into the stretch and also lacked the needed late response. KENTAN ROAD bobbled at the start, went up inside to duel for the lead, fought back on the turn and until past midstretch and weakened late. GYPSY BLU pulled some and chased three deep, steadied and was forced out a bit past the half mile pole, drifted four wide on the turn, angled three wide into the stretch and lacked a rally.

SECOND RACE.

7 Furlongs. Purse: $100,000. 'Damascus Stakes'. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.22 44.85 1:09.27 1:22.36


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ Str Fin Jockey $1

4 Flagstaff 123 3 3 3–hd 2–½ 1–hd 1–ns Espinoza 1.00
3 Roadster 123 2 1 4 4 2–½ 2–1¾ Ortiz, Jr. 1.40
2 Extra Hope 119 1 4 2–hd 3–½ 4 3–1¼ Prat 9.00
5 Comical Ghost 119 4 2 1–1½ 1–1½ 3–2 4 Talamo 4.10

4 FLAGSTAFF 4.00 2.40
3 ROADSTER 2.60
2 EXTRA HOPE
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-4)  $17.80
$1 EXACTA (4-3)  $4.20
50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-3-2)  $3.95

Winner–Flagstaff Dbb.g.5 by Speightstown out of Indyan Giving, by A.P. Indy. Bred by Summer Wind Farm (KY). Trainer: John W. Sadler. Owner: Lane's End Racing and Hronis Racing LLC. Mutuel Pool $608,651 Daily Double Pool $202,117 Exacta Pool $251,228 Trifecta Pool $103,085. Scratched–Horse Greedy.

FLAGSTAFF stalked three deep then outside a rival, bid alongside the pacesetter on the turn then between horses into the stretch, took a short lead nearing midstretch, fought back off the rail in the final furlong and gamely prevailed under some urging. ROADSTER close up stalking the leader between horses, came out on the turn, bid three deep into the stretch, bid three wide in midstretch then outside the winner and continued gamely to the end. EXTRA HOPE saved ground stalking the pace, cut the corner into the stretch and went around the pacesetter in deep stretch for the show. COMICAL GHOST had speed four wide then inched away and angled in, set the pace inside, fought back into the stretch and in midstretch and weakened late.

THIRD RACE.

1 1/8 Mile Turf. Purse: $200,000. 'Qatar Twilight Derby'. Stakes. 3 year olds. Time 23.54 47.32 1:11.16 1:34.84 1:46.18


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

13 Mo Forza 124 11 4 2–1½ 2–1 2–1 1–½ 1–1¾ Rosario 18.80
5 Succeedandsurpass 124 5 8 5–hd 5–1 5–1 4–1½ 2–nk Velazquez 7.70
8 Neptune's Storm 124 8 7 3–1 3–hd 3–hd 3–hd 3–½ Santana, Jr. 3.30
11 Henley's Joy 124 10 5 8–1 9–2 9–1½ 6–1½ 4–nk Ortiz 4.90
9 Kingly 124 9 1 1–½ 1–1 1–1½ 2–1½ 5–½ Gutierrez 7.70
4 Temple 124 4 11 6–1 6–1 6–hd 5–1 6–1¼ Franco 24.80
1 Originaire 124 1 9 11 11 10–hd 11 7–ns Smith 7.50
6 Jais's Solitude 124 6 2 10–3 10–hd 11 8–hd 8–2¾ Ortiz, Jr. 15.10
2 Hackberry 124 2 3 7–½ 7–2½ 7–1 9–hd 9–1½ Prat 25.20
7 Ocean Fury 124 7 6 4–hd 4–½ 4–½ 7–1 10–nk Bejarano 13.30
3 Nolde 124 3 10 9–1½ 8–hd 8–½ 10–hd 11 Espinoza 4.50

13 MO FORZA 39.60 17.60 8.00
5 SUCCEEDANDSURPASS (IRE) 8.20 4.60
8 NEPTUNE'S STORM 3.40
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-13)  $94.40
$1 EXACTA (13-5)  $173.30
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (13-5-8-11)  $606.58
50-CENT SUPER HIGH FIVE (13-5-8-11-9)  $73,434.40
50-CENT TRIFECTA (13-5-8)  $460.45

Winner–Mo Forza B.c.3 by Uncle Mo out of Inflamed, by Unusual Heat. Bred by Bardy Farm (KY). Trainer: Peter Miller. Owner: Bardy Farm and OG Boss. Mutuel Pool $1,326,449 Daily Double Pool $156,530 Exacta Pool $980,895 Superfecta Pool $319,305 Super High Five Pool $33,394 Trifecta Pool $652,763. Scratched–Gray Magician, Real Master (FR).

50-Cent Pick Three (4-4-13) paid $80.15. Pick Three Pool $386,596.

MO FORZA pulled and angled in four wide early, tugged his way alongside a rival then stalked that one just off the rail, bid again alongside that foe into the stretch to gain the lead nearing midstretch, inched away under left handed urging and drifted in late. SUCCEEDANDSURPASS (IRE) tugged his way between horses to stalk the pace, continued between foes on the backstretch and second turn, came out in the drive and edged rivals for the place. NEPTUNE'S STORM angled in and saved ground stalking the pace, came out some for room past midstretch and was edged for second between foes. HENLEY'S JOY chased outside a rival then a bit off the rail, came in deep stretch and was edged for third four wide on the line. KINGLY had speed between foes then angled in, set the pace inside, fought back into the stretch and until past midstretch and was edged for a minor share. TEMPLE saved ground stalking the pace, came out into the stretch and finished willingly. ORIGINAIRE (IRE) came out and chased outside a rival, swung five wide into the stretch and was outfinished. JAIS'S SOLITUDE pulled between horses then angled in and saved ground off the pace, came out leaving the second turn and four wide into the stretch and could not quite summon the needed late kick. HACKBERRY chased inside then outside a rival, came three wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. OCEAN FURY stalked three deep to the stretch, had the rider lose the whip a sixteenth out and also lacked the necessary late kick. NOLDE rank inside and steadied early, came off the rail to chase the pace, swung four wide into the stretch and weakened.

FOURTH RACE.

7 Furlongs. Purse: $1,000,000. 'Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint'. Stakes. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.13 44.78 1:09.58 1:22.40


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ Str Fin Jockey $1

1 Covfefe 122 1 7 3–hd 3–½ 1–2½ 1–¾ Rosario 1.50
6 Bellafina 122 6 8 7–hd 5–1 3–1 2–7¾ Prat 4.80
8 Dawn the Destroyer 124 8 9 9 9 5–1 3–½ Gaffalione 22.10
9 Spiced Perfection 124 9 2 4–1 4–1 2–hd 4–2¼ Velazquez 6.80
2 Danuska's My Girl 124 2 3 1–½ 1–hd 4–2 5–1¼ Franco 58.70
4 Come Dancing 124 4 4 6–hd 7–hd 6–1½ 6–2¼ Castellano 2.10
7 Selcourt 124 7 5 5–hd 6–1 9 7–1½ Saez 19.10
5 Lady Ninja 124 5 1 8–4 8–5 7–hd 8–15 Van Dyke 22.50
3 Heavenhasmynikki 124 3 6 2–1½ 2–½ 8–1½ 9 Santana, Jr. 37.70

1 COVFEFE 5.00 3.60 3.00
6 BELLAFINA 5.00 3.60
8 DAWN THE DESTROYER 6.60
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (13-1)  $121.40
$1 EXACTA (1-6)  $10.40
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-6-8-9)  $34.38
50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-6-8)  $47.05
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (1-6-8-9-2)  $2,152.45Carryover $7,175

Winner–Covfefe B.f.3 by Into Mischief out of Antics, by Unbridled. Bred by Alexander-Groves Thoroughbreds (KY). Trainer: Brad H. Cox. Owner: LNJ Foxwoods. Mutuel Pool $2,562,720 Daily Double Pool $218,497 Exacta Pool $1,703,657 Superfecta Pool $551,102 Trifecta Pool $1,152,431 X-5 Super High Five Pool $37,610. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (4-13-1) paid $42.45. Pick Three Pool $264,667.

COVFEFE settled in hand, shifted out leaving the chute, advanced between rivals into the turn to join the vanguard nearing the quarter pole, shook clear entering the stretch, widened a furlong out, then was kept to task to maintain a diminishing advantage. BELLAFINA was caught in tight in traffic early and was shuffled back before leaving the chute, tucked in to save ground, ranged up along the inside, worked her way outside leaving the turn, kicked on well but was unable to bridge the gap. DAWN THE DESTROYER was slow into stride, angled in to save ground, took closer order on the turn, got through into the stretch, altered course to the outside for the final furlong and continued on well to earn the minor award. SPICED PERFECTION was close up four wide to the stretch and weakened. DANUSKA'S MY GIRL was away alertly, set the pressured pace along the inside, relinquished the lead with a quarter to run and gave way. COME DANCING settled off of the inside, angled out leaving the turn, but lacked a response when called upon. SELCOURT was hung wide while in contention for five furlongs and tired. LADY NINJA failed to respond. HEAVENHASMYNIKKI prompted the pace to the outside of DANUSKA'S MY GIRL through the turn, but came up empty between horses entering the stretch and dropped out.

FIFTH RACE.

5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $1,000,000. 'Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up. Time 21.47 43.43 54.83


Pgm Horse Wt PP St 3/16 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

12 Belvoir Bay 123 12 10 1–1 1–1½ 1–2 1–1¼ Castellano 14.80
11 Om 126 11 3 4–1 2–hd 3–½ 2–ns Franco 15.00
4 Shekky Shebaz 126 4 7 2–hd 4–1½ 2–hd 3–1¾ Ortiz, Jr. 5.40
5 Stubbins 124 5 9 11–hd 11–2 10–1 4–hd Prat 11.00
2 Pure Sensation 126 2 12 7–hd 5–½ 5–2½ 5–¾ Lopez 3.70
3 Imprimis 126 3 2 10–1½ 9–1 7–1 6–nk Dettori 11.50
7 Leinster 126 7 4 8–2 7–1 6–½ 7–½ Gaffalione 15.60
6 Stormy Liberal 126 6 1 3–hd 3–hd 4–2 8–1¼ Velazquez 15.00
9 Final Frontier 126 9 5 6–hd 8–1 9–1½ 9–½ Saez 13.70
1 Totally Boss 126 1 6 12 12 11–hd 10–hd Ortiz 5.90
10 Eddie Haskell 126 10 8 9–hd 10–1 12 11–2¼ Rosario 5.10
8 Legends of War 124 8 11 5–hd 6–2 8–hd 12 Bejarano 28.60

12 BELVOIR BAY (GB) 31.60 14.40 7.60
11 OM 13.80 9.40
4 SHEKKY SHEBAZ 5.60
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-12)  $80.40
$1 EXACTA (12-11)  $133.70
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (12-11-4-5)  $1,740.27
50-CENT TRIFECTA (12-11-4)  $1,116.85
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (12-11-4-5-2)  $8,868.45Carryover $13,087

Winner–Belvoir Bay (GB) B.m.6 by Equiano (FR) out of Path of Peace (GB), by Rock of Gibraltar (IRE). Bred by Mrs R. D. Peacock (GB). Trainer: Peter Miller. Owner: Gary Barber. Mutuel Pool $2,873,477 Daily Double Pool $380,440 Exacta Pool $2,079,225 Superfecta Pool $673,397 Trifecta Pool $1,372,947 X-5 Super High Five Pool $30,988. Scratched–Double Touch (GB), Girls Know Best.

50-Cent Pick Three (13-1-12) paid $522.50. Pick Three Pool $489,419. 50-Cent Pick Four (1/4-13-1-12) 5935 tickets with 4 correct paid $864.25. Pick Four Pool $1,262,403. 50-Cent Pick Five (4-1/4-13-1-12) 538 tickets with 5 correct paid $3,578.40. Pick Five Pool $2,290,249.

BELVOIR BAY (GB) had speed outside foes then inched away and angled in, set the pace a bit off the rail then inside and held on gamely under a couple taps with the whip turned down and good handling. OM close up stalking the pace three deep to the stretch, continued outside a rival in midstretch and was up for second. SHEKKY SHEBAZ Angled in and saved ground staling the pace, continued inside in the drive and was edged for the place. STUBBINS Chased outside a rival then inside on the turn and into the stretch and split rivals with a late bid. PURE SENSATION A step slow to begin, went between horses early then moved up inside, was shuffled back a bit a half mile out, came out leaving the turn and three deep into the stretch and finished with some interest. IMPRIMIS saved ground chasing the pace, continued inside in the stretch and was outfinished. LEINSTER stalked between horses then off the rail on the turn, came out into the stretch and could not quite summon the necessary late response. STORMY LIBERAL close up stalking the pace between horses, was in tight into the turn, continued between foes into the stretch and weakened late. FINAL FRONTIER chased outside then three deep between horses, steadied in tight into the turn, continued outside on the turn and into the stretch and lacked a rally. TOTALLY BOSS saved ground chasing the pace, steadied off heels into the turn, came out on the bend and three deep into the stretch and could not offer the needed late kick. EDDIE HASKELL Between horses early, steadied in tight midway on the backstretch, continued outside a rival into and on the turn, steadied again off heels into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. LEGENDS OF WAR Chased outside then four wide leaving the backstretch, angled in some on the turn, came three wide into the stretch and weakened.

SIXTH RACE.

1 Mile. Purse: $1,000,000. 'Big Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up. Time 23.05 46.51 1:10.50 1:23.31 1:36.58


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

3 Spun to Run 123 3 1 1–1½ 1–1 1–1½ 1–2½ 1–2¾ Ortiz, Jr. 9.10
5 Omaha Beach 123 5 5 7–1 7–1½ 6–½ 3–2½ 2–1¼ Smith 1.00
8 Blue Chipper 126 8 4 2–1 2–½ 2–4½ 2–2½ 3–3¼ Prat 16.10
10 Snapper Sinclair 126 10 6 6–1½ 6–2 7–3½ 5–½ 4–1¾ Santana, Jr. 40.70
2 Improbable 123 2 7 4–2 4–2 4–hd 4–1½ 5–½ Bejarano 4.70
7 Coal Front 126 7 2 5–½ 5–2½ 5–1 7–2 6–1¼ Castellano 16.80
4 Mr. Money 123 4 3 3–hd 3–½ 3–½ 6–2½ 7–1 Saez 7.20
9 Diamond Oops 126 9 8 8–½ 8–1 9–2 9–1 8–nk Leparoux 11.70
6 Ambassadorial 126 6 9 9–2 10 10 10 9–17 Spencer 82.90
1 Giant Expectations 126 1 10 10 9–1 8–hd 8–½ 10 Ortiz 13.90

3 SPUN TO RUN 20.20 7.00 4.80
5 OMAHA BEACH 3.40 2.40
8 BLUE CHIPPER 6.00
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (12-3)  $394.40
$1 EXACTA (3-5)  $27.70
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (3-5-8-10)  $570.51
50-CENT TRIFECTA (3-5-8)  $176.25
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (3-5-8-10-2)  $3,500.95Carryover $22,423

Winner–Spun to Run Dbb.c.3 by Hard Spun out of Yawkey Way, by Grand Slam. Bred by Sabana Farm (KY). Trainer: Juan Carlos Guerrero. Owner: Robert P. Donaldson. Mutuel Pool $3,180,833 Daily Double Pool $360,237 Exacta Pool $2,093,664 Superfecta Pool $725,727 Trifecta Pool $1,401,974 X-5 Super High Five Pool $48,932. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (1-12-3) paid $205.90. Pick Three Pool $645,762.

SPUN TO RUN opened clear to dictate terms, widened entering stretch, drifted about through the final furlong while unchallenged and gamely led throughout. OMAHA BEACH was allowed to settle off of the inside, came under a ride with three furlongs to run, circled five wide through the second turn and into the stretch, failed to menace the winner but churned on to earn the runner up spot. BLUE CHIPPER shadowed the leader three deep, was unable to go on with SPUN TO RUN entering the stretch, weakened slightly during the drive and settled for the minor award. SNAPPER SINCLAIR tucked in to save ground, took closer order through the second turn, was bottled up in traffic near the quarter pole, steadied at the three-sixteenths when MR. MONEY came in, was quickly back into stride and continued on willingly. IMPROBABLE was hustled along on the inside in a forward position, got through every step but toiled fruitlessly through the lane. COAL FRONT settled in hand, advanced between horses, was put in tight and checked when MR. MONEY came out near the three-sixteenths pole, altered course to the outside but lacked a response thereafter. MR. MONEY stalked the pace three deep, was put to pressure midway through the second turn, drifted out stacking up COAL FRONT near the three-sixteenths pole, came back in and tightened up SNAPPER SINCLAIR shortly after and retreated between rivals. DIAMOND OOPS lunged at the start and was away slow, was unhurried into stride, was hung wide throughout and was never a factor. AMBASSADORIAL was unhurried, wheeled out leaving the second turn but failed to make headway. GIANT EXPECTATIONS broke slow, was unhurried along the inside, showed little, was eased to the wire but walked off.

SEVENTH RACE.

1¼ Mile Turf. Purse: $2,000,000. 'Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf'. Stakes. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 23.45 46.45 1:09.68 1:34.15 1:57.77


Pgm Horse Wt PP ¼ ½ ¾ 1 Mile Str Fin Jockey $1

1 Iridessa 120 1 3–2 3–2 3–1 3–½ 3–2½ 1–nk Lordan 13.20
7 Vasilika 124 5 2–1½ 2–3 2–3 2–1½ 2–hd 2–2¼ Prat 4.60
2 Sistercharlie 124 2 5–½ 5–1½ 5–1 5–1 4–1½ 3–¾ Velazquez 0.80
12 Fanny Logan 120 10 6–1 6–hd 7–1½ 7–2½ 6–1 4–1 Dettori 9.90
11 Just Wonderful 120 9 9–1½ 9–2½ 9–2½ 9–2 5–½ 5–1½ Moore 53.10
5 Mirth 124 4 1–3 1–6 1–9 1–4 1–1 6–nk Smith 15.30
9 Villa Marina 120 7 8–1½ 8–1 8–2 8–2 9–4 7–1¼ Peslier 14.10
4 Billesdon Brook 124 3 7–½ 7–1 6–½ 6–hd 8–1 8–4¼ Levey 18.90
10 Mrs. Sippy 124 8 10 10 10 10 10 9–1¼ Rosario 11.50
8 Castle Lady 120 6 4–1½ 4–1 4–½ 4–hd 7–½ 10 Barzalona 24.20

1 IRIDESSA (IRE) 28.40 11.20 5.00
7 VASILIKA 5.40 3.20
2 SISTERCHARLIE (IRE) 2.20
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (3-1)  $254.80
$1 EXACTA (1-7)  $65.50
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-7-2-12)  $117.45
50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-7-2)  $74.15
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (1-7-2-12-11)  $5,101.50Carryover $30,926

Winner–Iridessa (IRE) B.f.3 by Ruler of The World (IRE) out of Senta's Dream (GB), by Danehill. Bred by Whisperview Trading Ltd (IRE). Trainer: Joseph O'Brien. Owner: Mrs. C. C. Regalado-Gonzalez. Mutuel Pool $3,531,638 Daily Double Pool $398,377 Exacta Pool $2,243,888 Superfecta Pool $741,558 Trifecta Pool $1,517,694 X-5 Super High Five Pool $44,567. Scratched–Fleeting (IRE), Thais (FR).

50-Cent Pick Three (12-3-1) paid $995.00. Pick Three Pool $756,721. 50-Cent Pick Four (1-12-3-1) 426 tickets with 4 correct paid $3,508.30. Pick Four Pool $1,955,379.

IRIDESSA (IRE) saved ground stalking the pace, came out into the stretch, bid three deep past midstretch to gain a short lead and gamely prevailed under urging. VASILIKA stalked then chased a bit off the fence, continued inside on the second turn, came out some in midstretch, bid between horses a sixteenth out and continued gamely inside the winner. SISTERCHARLIE (IRE) chased inside then outside a rival, came out leaving the second turn and four wide into the stretch, drifted in some but gained the show. FANNY LOGAN (IRE) angled in and chased alongside a rival, swung out leaving the second turn and five wide into the stretch and was edged for third. JUST WONDERFUL settled outside a rival then angled in and saved ground off the pace, cut the corner into the stretch and split rivals in deep stretch. MIRTH sped to the early lead, kicked clear along the inside, widened on the backstretch, continued clear nearing midstretch, held on well to the final sixteenth then weakened. VILLA MARINA (GB) angled in and chased inside then just off the rail leaving the backstretch, came out on the second turn and five wide into the stretch and could not summon the necessary late kick. BILLESDON BROOK (GB) hopped a bit at the start, angled in on the hill and saved ground chasing the pace, also came out on the second turn and four wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. MRS. SIPPY also hopped some in a bit of an awkward start, angled in and saved ground off the pace, came out in late stretch and did not rally. CASTLE LADY (IRE) chased outside a rival, split horses leaving the second turn, came three wide into the stretch, drifted inward in the drive and weakened.

EIGHTH RACE.

6 Furlongs. Purse: $2,000,000. 'Breeders' Cup Sprint'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up. Time 21.47 44.04 56.19 1:09.00


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ Str Fin Jockey $1

4 Mitole 126 4 1 4–2 4–2½ 2–1½ 1–1¼ Santana, Jr. 1.80
6 Shancelot 124 6 5 1–1½ 1–2 1–1½ 2–2¼ Ortiz 1.50
7 Whitmore 126 7 8 7–3½ 5–hd 4–½ 3–½ Prat 19.00
5 Engage 126 5 2 5–½ 6–hd 5–hd 4–½ Velazquez 22.50
3 Firenze Fire 126 3 3 3–½ 2–½ 3–1½ 5–ns Ortiz, Jr. 9.90
2 Hog Creek Hustle 124 2 7 8 8 8 6–¾ Smith 22.70
1 Catalina Cruiser 126 1 6 6–2 7–5 6–1 7–4¼ Rosario 4.20
10 Matera Sky 126 8 4 2–1½ 3–hd 7–2 8 Take 33.00

4 MITOLE 5.60 3.20 2.60
6 SHANCELOT 3.20 2.80
7 WHITMORE 5.00
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-4)  $88.80
$1 EXACTA (4-6)  $7.80
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-6-7-5)  $40.25
50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-6-7)  $29.55
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (4-6-7-5-3)  $473.55Carryover $42,291

Winner–Mitole B.c.4 by Eskendereya out of Indian Miss, by Indian Charlie. Bred by Edward A. Cox Jr. (KY). Trainer: Steven M. Asmussen. Owner: Heiligbrodt, L. William and Corinne. Mutuel Pool $3,562,252 Daily Double Pool $363,543 Exacta Pool $2,058,167 Superfecta Pool $592,054 Trifecta Pool $1,257,391 X-5 Super High Five Pool $59,574. Scratched–Imperial Hint, Landeskog.

50-Cent Pick Three (3-1-4) paid $181.60. Pick Three Pool $529,332.

MITOLE broke sharp, settled off of the pace in hand, tipped out and tracked three deep, commenced his bid leaving the turn, took dead aim on the leader with three-sixteenths to run, was full bore a furlong out, reeled in SHANCELOT and drew clear. SHANCELOT sprinted clear to set a cracking pace along the inside, fought on well but was unable to resist the winner. WHITMORE came away a step slow, was unhurried into stride, responded when roused with three furlongs to run, circled five wide into the stretch and finished willingly for the show spot. ENGAGE was hustled along three deep in mid pack, came four wide, split horses and improved position. FIRENZE FIRE attended the pace along the inside, shifted out and loomed a danger entering the stretch, but wilted in the final furlong and gave way. HOG CREEK HUSTLE broke awkwardly, lagged well back, angled out entering the stretch, finished well but was left with too much to do. CATALINA CRUISER settled saving ground, moved up to make a mild bid, got through but flattened in the drive. MATERA SKY chased three wide through the turn and stopped.

NINTH RACE.

1 Mile Turf. Purse: $2,000,000. 'TVG Breeders' Cup Mile'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.78 45.32 1:09.27 1:21.12 1:32.45


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

11 Uni 123 9 7 10–1½ 10–1 6–½ 2–1 1–1½ Rosario 3.60
6 Got Stormy 123 5 2 5–1 5–1 4–1 1–hd 2–1¼ Gaffalione 3.10
10 Without Parole 126 8 10 9–½ 9–½ 9–1½ 9–2 3–ns Ortiz, Jr. 8.20
9 Circus Maximus 123 7 12 8–1 7–hd 7–1 8–1½ 4–1½ Moore 3.80
14 Bowies Hero 126 12 5 3–½ 3–2 3–½ 5–hd 5–nk Prat 16.90
8 El Tormenta 126 6 4 2–2 2–5 2–1 3–½ 6–ns Da Silva 17.60
13 Hey Gaman 126 11 3 1–½ 1–½ 1–½ 4–½ 7–½ Dettori 24.00
3 Space Traveller 123 2 8 7–½ 8–1 11–1 10–1 8–½ Tudhope 33.90
12 Lord Glitters 126 10 9 12–7½ 12–9 10–hd 12–5 9–½ Spencer 21.40
5 True Valour 126 4 1 4–1½ 4–½ 5–½ 6–hd 10–nk Van Dyke 21.40
2 DH–Lucullan 126 1 6 6–1 6–½ 8–hd 7–1 11–3¼ Saez 7.70
4 DH–Trais Fluors 126 3 13 11–½ 11–1 12–10 11–½ 11–3¼ Lee 63.40
16 Next Shares 126 13 11 13 13 13 13 13 Velazquez 59.90

11 UNI (GB) 9.20 4.80 3.60
6 GOT STORMY 4.80 3.40
10 WITHOUT PAROLE (GB) 5.60
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-11)  $28.20
$1 EXACTA (11-6)  $16.30
$10 HEAD2HEAD (1-USA)  $17.00
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (11-6-10-9)  $55.57
50-CENT TRIFECTA (11-6-10)  $89.90
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (11-6-10-9-14)  $813.05Carryover $49,832

Winner–Uni (GB) Ch.m.5 by More Than Ready out of Unaided (GB), by Dansili (GB). Bred by Haras D'Etreham (GB). Trainer: Chad C. Brown. Owner: Dubb, M., Head of Plains Partners LLC, LaPenta, R. and Bethlehem Stables LLC. Mutuel Pool $3,346,683 Daily Double Pool $392,923 Exacta Pool $2,120,504 Head2Head Pool $8,436 Superfecta Pool $696,907 Trifecta Pool $1,496,863 X-5 Super High Five Pool $39,524. Scratched–Bolo, Caribou Club, Suedois (FR).

50-Cent Pick Three (1-4-11) paid $109.05. Pick Three Pool $741,311. 50-Cent Pick Four (3-1-4-11) 1008 tickets with 4 correct paid $1,156.25. Pick Four Pool $1,647,949.

UNI (GB) angled in and settled outside a rival, went up three deep on the second turn, circled five wide into the stretch, bid outside in midstretch to gain a slim advantage in deep stretch and inched away under vigorous handling and some urging. GOT STORMY stalked outside a rival then three deep on the second turn and four wide into the stretch, bid between horses in upper stretch, took a short lead then fought back inside the winner but could not quite match that one late. WITHOUT PAROLE (GB) angled in and saved ground off the pace, came out on the second turn and four wide into the stretch and finished well to edge a rival for the show. CIRCUS MAXIMUS (IRE) chased three deep then outside a rival, split horses on the second turn, came three wide into the stretch and also finished well but was edged for third. BOWIES HERO stalked outside a rival then a bit off the rail, came three wide into the stretch, bid between foes in upper stretch and was outfinished. EL TORMENTA pulled between horses then pressed the pace outside a rival, was between horses into the stretch and also was outfinished. HEY GAMAN (GB) had speed four wide then angled in and dueled inside, fought back into the stretch, came a bit off the rail in the drive and weakened late. SPACE TRAVELLER (GB) came off the inside and pulled between horses into the first turn, chased between rivals then a bit off the rail on the second turn, came out into the stretch and could not quite summon the needed late kick. LORD GLITTERS (FR) angled in and settled outside a rival, came out leaving the second turn and six wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. TRUE VALOUR (IRE) pulled between horses then stalked a bit off the rail, continued outside a rival into the stretch, bid between foes in midstretch then steadied in tight past the eighth pole and lacked the needed rally. LUCULLAN pulled between horses then stalked a bit off the rail, bid inside and was in tight along the rail in midstretch and again a sixteenth out and could not offer the necessary response. TRAIS FLUORS (GB) saved ground off the pace, came out some on the second turn then angled back in entering the stretch and lacked a rally. NEXT SHARES dropped back and angled in early, continued inside on the second turn and failed to threaten while gaining some ground.

TENTH RACE.

1 1/8 Mile. Purse: $2,000,000. 'Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff'. Stakes. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.98 46.68 1:10.83 1:37.14 1:50.50


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

11 Blue Prize 124 11 8 10–2 8–½ 5–hd 2–1½ 1–1½ Bravo 8.90
4 Midnight Bisou 124 4 6 6–½ 7–½ 8–1½ 3–½ 2–3¼ Smith 1.00
9 Serengeti Empress 121 9 2 1–2 1–1 1–1½ 1–hd 3–1¼ Prat 10.40
2 Ollie's Candy 124 2 7 4–2 4–1½ 2–1 4–3 4–1¼ Rosario 12.40
5 Dunbar Road 121 5 5 9–½ 10–2 10–½ 6–1 5–6¾ Ortiz 7.10
10 Mo See Cal 124 10 1 2–½ 3–½ 3–2 5–3 6–hd Lopez 52.40
6 Wow Cat 124 6 10 11 11 9–hd 9–1 7–1¼ Ortiz, Jr. 21.50
3 Street Band 121 3 3 5–½ 5–1½ 7–1 7–½ 8–1¼ Doyle 10.80
7 Secret Spice 124 7 4 7–1 6–1 6–hd 8–½ 9–6½ Velazquez 13.00
8 La Force 124 8 9 8–1½ 9–hd 11 10–5 10–5½ Van Dyke 100.00
1 Paradise Woods 124 1 11 3–hd 2–hd 4–2 11 11 Cedillo 11.70

11 BLUE PRIZE (ARG) 19.80 5.60 4.20
4 MIDNIGHT BISOU 2.80 2.20
9 SERENGETI EMPRESS 6.00
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (11-11)  $89.40
$1 EXACTA (11-4)  $21.10
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (11-4-9-2)  $217.12
50-CENT TRIFECTA (11-4-9)  $130.75
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (11-4-9-2-5)  $2,577.20Carryover $63,502

Winner–Blue Prize (ARG) Ch.m.6 by Pure Prize out of Blues for Sale (ARG), by Not For Sale (ARG). Bred by Bioart S. A. (ARG). Trainer: Ignacio Correas, IV. Owner: Merriebelle Stable LLC. Mutuel Pool $3,580,404 Daily Double Pool $314,522 Exacta Pool $2,176,832 Superfecta Pool $769,849 Trifecta Pool $1,531,835 X-5 Super High Five Pool $71,645. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (4-11-11) paid $82.95. Pick Three Pool $630,969.

BLUE PRIZE (ARG) was unhurried into stride, settled off of the inside, ranged into striking distance on the backstretch, made a swift sweeping move five wide through the second turn, struck the front a furlong out, quickly opened clear and held safely. MIDNIGHT BISOU settled saving ground, advanced between rivals on the second turn, angled out entering the stretch, kicked on well but was unable to reach the winner. SERENGETI EMPRESS sprinted clear to set the pace, controlled the tempo into the stretch, was collared a furlong out, gave way but had enough left to preserve the show spot. OLLIE'S CANDY pulled to contention, shifted out and chased four wide, was still in with a chance entering the stretch, but weakened in the final furlong and faded. DUNBAR ROAD settled toward the inside, came under a ride on the second turn, split horses and angled out entering the stretch, churned on and improved position. MO SEE CAL broke sharp, settled off of the pace along the inside, tipped out entering the stretch, but came up empty in the drive and retreated. WOW CAT (CHI), slow into stride, was unhurried at the tail of the field, wheeled out seven wide entering the stretch and finished with a belated gain. STREET BAND was put in tight and steadied entering the first turn, settled toward the inside but failed to respond thereafter. SECRET SPICE was forced wide into the first turn, hustled along in mid pack, but faltered leaving the second turn and faded. LA FORCE (GER) failed to respond. PARADISE WOODS broke a step slow, rushed to contention between horses, was used up after six furlongs and dropped out.

ELEVENTH RACE.

1½ Mile Turf. Purse: $4,000,000. 'Longines Breeders' Cup Turf'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up. Time 24.81 48.44 1:13.26 1:37.91 2:01.35 2:24.73


Pgm Horse Wt PP ¼ ½ 1 Mile 1¼ Mile Str Fin Jockey $1

9 Bricks and Mortar 126 9 4–hd 7–1 6–½ 7–1 5–hd 1–hd Ortiz, Jr. 1.00
3 United 126 3 3–1 3–½ 4–½ 3–½ 1–hd 2–1¼ Prat 51.60
5 Anthony Van Dyck 122 5 6–hd 5–hd 8–½ 6–hd 6–2 3–½ Moore 5.20
1 Zulu Alpha 126 1 12 12 12 12 11–hd 4–½ Ortiz 18.90
7 Alounak 126 7 9–1½ 9–½ 9–1 9–hd 4–hd 5–hd Lecoeuvre 50.40
4 Mount Everest 122 4 10–½ 10–2 11–2½ 11–hd 8–hd 6–ns Lordan 43.80
6 Channel Cat 126 6 11–3½ 11–2½ 10–hd 10–2 9–½ 7–nk Saez 34.30
11 Arklow 126 11 7–hd 6–hd 5–hd 5–½ 7–1 8–1¾ Castellano 9.00
2 Acclimate 126 2 1–2 1–1½ 1–1 2–1½ 2–hd 9–nk Mn Garcia 41.30
8 Bandua 126 8 2–1 2–½ 2–1 1–hd 3–1 10–3¾ Gaffalione 45.60
10 Old Persian 126 10 8–½ 8–hd 7–½ 8–½ 12 11–nk Buick 3.80
12 Channel Maker 126 12 5–1 4–hd 3–hd 4–hd 10–½ 12 Velazquez 22.10

9 BRICKS AND MORTAR 4.00 3.20 2.40
3 UNITED 25.60 13.00
5 ANTHONY VAN DYCK (IRE) 4.00
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (11-9)  $56.20
$1 DAILY DOUBLE (2-9(JUVTURF-BCTURF))  $17.70
$1 EXACTA (9-3)  $68.60
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (9-3-5-1)  $274.62
50-CENT TRIFECTA (9-3-5)  $219.65
50-CENT X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (9-3-5-1-7)  $11,562.35Carryover $82,464

Winner–Bricks and Mortar Dbb.h.5 by Giant's Causeway out of Beyond the Waves, by Ocean Crest. Bred by George Strawbridge Jr. (KY). Trainer: Chad C. Brown. Owner: Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.. Mutuel Pool $4,142,597 Daily Double Pool $408,202 Daily Double Pool $94,447 Exacta Pool $2,669,766 Superfecta Pool $1,027,099 Trifecta Pool $1,907,200 X-5 Super High Five Pool $99,387. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (11-11-9) paid $61.70. Pick Three Pool $468,597.

BRICKS AND MORTAR stalked the pace between horses, came out some in upper stretch and rallied under moderate urging to collar the runner-up nearing the wire. UNITED saved ground stalking the pace, came out leaving the final turn and three deep into the stretch, bid three wide to gain a slim advantage in midstretch, fought back inside the winner in deep stretch and continued gamely to the end. ANTHONY VAN DYCK (IRE) angled in on the hill and saved ground chasing the pace, came out into the stretch, was in a bit tight off heels in midstretch, rallied outside foes past midstretch then toward the inside late for the show. ZULU ALPHA dropped back and settled inside then off the rail on the backstretch, swung six wide into the stretch and found his best stride late. ALOUNAK (FR) chased between horses, angled to the inside into the stretch, bid along the rail past the eighth pole and was outfinished. MOUNT EVEREST (IRE) broke slowly, angled in and chased inside, came out into the stretch and finished with interest between rivals in the final furlong. CHANNEL CAT settled outside a rival then a bit off the rail, went up three deep into and on the final turn and five wide into the stretch, drifted in some and also finished with some interest between horses. ARKLOW, fractious in the gate, chased four wide to the stretch, angled in some and was outfinished between rivals in the final furlong. ACCLIMATE sped to the early lead, set the pace along the inside, fought back along the rail on the last turn and a bit off the fence in midstretch, was between horses in deep stretch and weakened late. BANDUA stalked outside a rival, bid alongside the pacesetter into and on the final turn, took a short lead then fought back between horses in midstretch and also weakened late. OLD PERSIAN (GB) pulled between horses and steadied on the hill, tugged between foes and steadied again in the stretch the first time, chased between foes then three deep on the final turn and four wide into the stretch and lacked a rally. CHANNEL MAKER tugged his way along five wide on the hill then angled in and stalked three deep to the stretch and lacked a response in the drive. Rail on hill at zero.

TWELFTH RACE.

1¼ Mile. Purse: $6,000,000. 'Longines Breeders' Cup Classic'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up. Time 23.09 47.16 1:10.71 1:36.35 2:02.80


Pgm Horse Wt PP ¼ ½ ¾ 1 Mile Str Fin Jockey $1

10 Vino Rosso 126 10 4–1 4–hd 4–1½ 3–1 2–4½ 1–4¼ Ortiz, Jr. 4.60
8 McKinzie 126 8 3–½ 3–2½ 2–hd 1–1 1–½ 2–4¼ Rosario 2.90
7 Higher Power 126 7 7–½ 7–1 5–½ 5–½ 3–2 3–2¼ Prat 9.80
6 Elate 123 6 6–½ 8–½ 9–2 10–½ 7–½ 4–4¼ Ortiz 9.30
1 Math Wizard 122 1 11 11 11 11 9–1 5–nk Santana, Jr. 39.10
2 Seeking the Soul 126 2 8–2 6–½ 7–1 7–hd 5–hd 6–ns Hernandez, Jr. 37.90
11 Code of Honor 122 11 9–hd 9–1 8–1½ 6–2½ 4–hd 7–1½ Velazquez 3.70
5 Yoshida 126 5 10–3½ 10–2 10–2 9–½ 8–hd 8–3 Smith 7.40
4 War of Will 122 4 1–1 1–1 1–1½ 4–2 6–2 9–2¾ Gaffalione 16.00
3 Owendale 122 3 5–hd 5–1½ 6–1½ 8–1 10–2 10 Castellano 14.50
9 Mongolian Groom 126 9 2–1 2–½ 3–3 2–½ 11 dnf Cedillo 15.60

10 VINO ROSSO 11.20 5.80 4.00
8 MCKINZIE 4.80 3.60
7 HIGHER POWER 6.00
$1 DAILY DOUBLE (4-10(BCJUV-BCCLASSIC))  $301.00
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (9-10)  $25.60
$1 EXACTA (10-8)  $23.80
$10 HEAD2HEAD (2-MCKINZIE)  $16.00
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (10-8-7-6)  $121.30
50-CENT SUPER HIGH FIVE (10-8-7-6-1)  $7,181.40
50-CENT TRIFECTA (10-8-7)  $98.50

Winner–Vino Rosso Ch.c.4 by Curlin out of Mythical Bride, by Street Cry (IRE). Bred by John D. Gunther (KY). Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher. Owner: Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable. Mutuel Pool $7,370,760 Daily Double Pool $295,988 Daily Double Pool $1,376,982 Exacta Pool $4,250,151 Head2Head Pool $19,424 Superfecta Pool $2,070,398 Super High Five Pool $415,627 Trifecta Pool $3,607,387. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (11-9-10) paid $94.40. Pick Three Pool $1,274,855. 50-Cent Pick Four (11-11-9-10) 5937 tickets with 4 correct paid $440.80. Pick Four Pool $3,429,224. 50-Cent Pick Five (4-11-11-9-10) 2634 tickets with 5 correct paid $1,783.30. Pick Five Pool $4,962,568. $1 Pick Six Jackpot (1-4-11-11-9-10) 3674 tickets with 5 out of 6 paid $162.30. $1 Pick Six Jackpot (1-4-11-11-9-10) 70 tickets with 6 correct paid $55,668.80. Pick Six Jackpot Pool $5,211,517.

VINO ROSSO stalked three wide on the first turn then outside a rival, continued off the inside leaving the backstretch and on the second turn, ranged up three deep into the stretch, bid outside the runner-up in midstretch, gained the advantage past the eighth pole, inched away under left handed urging in deep stretch and drew clear. MCKINZIE tugged some between horses then angled in on the first turn, steadied in tight leaving that turn then came a bit off the fence to stalk the pace, bid between horses to take the lead into the second turn, edged away on that turn, fought back a bit off the rail in midstretch, drifted in and could not match the winner in the final sixteenth while clearly second best. HIGHER POWER broke slowly, went up four wide into and on the first turn, stalked outside on the backstretch and second turn, came three wide into the stretch, drifted in some and bested the others. ELATE chased three deep between horses into and on the first turn, continued off the rail on the backstretch, angled to the inside nearing the stretch, came out in upper stretch and improved position. MATH WIZARD settled off the pace inside, came out some leaving the backstretch and on the second turn, continued three deep into the stretch and lacked a rally. SEEKING THE SOUL chased inside, was bumped and in a bit tight along the rail into the first turn, saved ground chasing the pace, cut the corner into the stretch, altered path around the pulling up rival nearing midstretch, went around a foe in midstretch and could not offer the necessary response inside late. CODE OF HONOR chased three deep then outside a rival, split horses on the second turn, came three wide into the stretch and did not rally. YOSHIDA (JPN) between horses early, settled off the inside chasing the pace, continued outside on the second turn and four wide into the stretch but was not a threat. WAR OF WILL tugged a bit between horses then angled in and set the pace inside, dueled briefly into the second turn, continued along the rail, dropped back in the stretch, was bumped lightly nearing midstretch and weakened. OWENDALE pulled between horses and was bumped when in tight into the first turn, chased between foes then a bit off the rail into and on the second turn, steadied when a bit crowded in upper stretch and also weakened. MONGOLIAN GROOM had speed three deep then stalked outside the runner-up, bid three wide into the second turn, stalked just off the inside leaving that turn, then suffered an injury to the left hind in the stretch, was pulled up and vanned off.

Santa Anita Entries for Sunday, November 3.

Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 23rd day of a 23-day meet.

FIRST RACE.

1 Mile Turf. Purse: $28,000. Maiden Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $50,000.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Silent MusketierEswan Flores123Jesus Mendoza12-150,000
2Chase and ColoradoRuben Fuentes123Genaro Vallejo12-150,000
3Single Me OutVictor Espinoza125James M. Cassidy5-250,000
4My IndyHeriberto Figueroa123Jesus Mendoza50-150,000
5Peytons PathJorge Velez118Richard Baltas8-150,000
6Camps BayTyler Baze125John W. Sadler7-250,000
7SpeakerofthehouseGeovanni Franco123Ian Kruljac3-150,000
8Truest RewardRafael Bejarano123Doug F. O'Neill8-150,000
9TakeoBrice Blanc123John A. Shirreffs5-150,000

SECOND RACE.

1 Mile. Purse: $21,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $30,000.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1ZuccheraAgapito Delgadillo122Richard Baltas5-230,000
2ProbableJorge Velez117Matthew Chew4-130,000
3ManresaBrice Blanc122Thomas Ray Bell, II8-130,000
4WillowgladeDonnie Meche122Paula S. Capestro5-130,000
5Lucky Brite EyeTiago Pereira122Martine Bellocq4-130,000
6Flying BlueRafael Bejarano122Eoin G. Harty2-130,000

THIRD RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $50,000. Maiden Special Weight. 3 year olds and up.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Tyrannical RexTyler Baze122Jack Carava7-2
2Cape PointJorge Velez117John W. Sadler4-1
3Magic RateFlavien Prat122Richard E. Mandella5-1
4TorosayRafael Bejarano122Doug F. O'Neill2-1
5The Longest NightMartin Garcia122Philip D'Amato3-1
6Lincoln CityEfrain Hernandez122J. Eric Kruljac8-1

FOURTH RACE.

6 Furlongs. Purse: $24,000. Claiming. 3 year olds. Claiming Price $20,000.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1OwningJ.C. Diaz, Jr.117Javier Jose Sierra8-120,000
2Oil Can KnightMartin Garcia124Doug F. O'Neill9-520,000
3VerynskyRafael Bejarano122Robert B. Hess, Jr.4-120,000
4Toothless WonderJorge Velez117Anna Meah7-220,000
5Concord JetTiago Pereira122Brian J. Koriner4-120,000
6Mo DineroRuben Fuentes122Steve Knapp4-120,000

FIFTH RACE.

1¼ Mile Turf. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1M Town GemFlavien Prat121Mike Puype6-1
2EngramEdwin Maldonado125Quentin B. Miller20-1
3Crystal Tribe Drayden Van Dyke123Jeff Mullins6-1
4Eldritch Assael Espinoza125Mark Glatt6-1
5Full of Luck Eswan Flores125Steven Miyadi12-140,000
6Chosen VesselJoseph Talamo125Craig Dollase5-1
7Buckstopper KitAaron Gryder123Philip D'Amato3-140,000
8Real Master Brice Blanc123Thomas Ray Bell, II8-1
9UnapologeticJorge Velez120Peter Miller7-240,000

SIXTH RACE.

1 Mile. Purse: $50,000. Maiden Special Weight. 2 year olds.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1FredericktownDrayden Van Dyke122Michael W. McCarthy10-1
2Call Me DaddyFlavien Prat122Doug F. O'Neill8-1
3TizamagicianVictor Espinoza122Richard E. Mandella4-5
4Best ChanceJoel Rosario122John W. Sadler8-1
5TaishanAaron Gryder122Richard Baltas4-1
6Cool RunningsRafael Bejarano122J. Keith Desormeaux7-2

SEVENTH RACE.

6 Furlongs. Purse: $17,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1ChirpJorge Velez118Leonard Powell8-120,000
2California LoveHeriberto Figueroa123Jeffrey Metz15-120,000
3Tinsel Town QueenJoel Rosario123Kristin Mulhall4-120,000
4Morning CynnMartin Garcia123Doug F. O'Neill2-120,000
5Info's TreasureGeovanni Franco123Ian Kruljac4-120,000
6SuezaaanaEdgar Payeras123Jesus Nunez6-120,000
7Dairy KidHenry Lopez113Robert J. Lucas15-120,000
8VidaliaEdwin Maldonado123Bruce Headley12-120,000
9Gotta Be LuckyJ.C. Diaz, Jr.118Carla Gaines8-120,000

EIGHTH RACE.

1 Mile Turf. Purse: $200,000. 'Goldikova Stakes'. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Don't Blame JudyVictor Espinoza121J. Eric Kruljac20-1
2Coach RocksDavid Cohen125Dale L. Romans5-1
3Richmond Avenue Mickael Barzalona121Andre Fabre5-1
4Simply Breathless Joel Rosario125Neil D. Drysdale5-1
5ToinetteFlavien Prat125Neil D. Drysdale6-5
6Ms Bad BehaviorDrayden Van Dyke125Richard Baltas3-1
7Streak of LuckRafael Bejarano121Matthew Chew15-1

NINTH RACE.

6 Furlongs. Purse: $15,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $12,500.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Temple KnightsAssael Espinoza125Mark Glatt4-112,500
2Surfside SunsetJose Valdivia, Jr.125Dean Greenman6-112,500
3Iron CurtainDonnie Meche125Val Brinkerhoff10-112,500
4Golden ImageJ.C. Diaz, Jr.118Daniel Dunham20-112,500
5Don'tteasethetigerRuben Fuentes123Genaro Vallejo4-112,500
6Skagit RiverChristian Aragon125Patricia Harrington30-112,500
7Hoss CartwrightTyler Baze125Jack Carava3-112,500
8Peter AlanEdwin Maldonado123Michael A. Curtis20-112,500
9Bully for EricEfrain Hernandez123J. Eric Kruljac5-212,500


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