The Breeders’ Cup Classic is one of 12 contest with pre-entries beyond the abounding acreage size
Led by assorted Grade 1 champ ACCELERATE, backstab Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe champ ENABLE (GB), Coral-Eclipse (G1) and Irish Best Stakes (G1) champ ROARING LION, Kentucky Oaks champ MONOMOY GIRL and Juvenile standout GAME WINNER, a almanac 221 horses, including 51 from overseas, accept been pre-entered for the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
The 35th Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s best celebrated two-day all-around event, consisting of 14 contest and 13 Grade 1s with purses and awards accretion a almanac $30 million, will be captivated for a record-tying ninth time at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. There will be bristles Breeders’ Cup contest on Championship Friday and nine Breeders’ Cup contest on Championship Saturday.
The Breeders’ Cup will be televised alive by NBCSN and NBC. The $6 actor Breeders’ Cup Classic will be advertisement alive on Sat., Nov. 3 at 5:44 p.m.ET on NBC.
· New to this year’s Breeders’ Cup is “Future Stars Friday” in which all bristles contest alone for 2-year-olds will be run on the aperture day of the Championships.
· A 14th race has been added to the affairs – the $1 actor Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Accommodation Sprint, at bristles and a bisected furlongs, which will accessible the Friday program.
· The $1 actor Breeders’ Cup Clay Mile and the $2 actor Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff will be run on ChampionshipSaturday this year.
· Among the statistical highlights in this year’s pre-entries are that a absolute of 12 contest are oversubscribed with added than 14 in 11 races, and added than the best 12 in the in the Juvenile Accommodation Sprint. There are 48 alone horses, who were pre-entered afterwards condoning for automated starting positions through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.
· Irish-based trainer Aidan O’Brien has pre-entered 18 horses, the best amid trainers.
· The Coolmore partnerships advance all owners with 20 horse pre-entered.
· There are bristles above or arresting champions pre-entered: Mendelssohn, 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf; Oscar Performance, 2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf; Roy H, 2017 TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint; Stormy Liberal, 2017 Breeders’ Cup Accommodation Sprint; and Talismanic (GB), 2017 Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf.
The $6 actor Breeders’ Cup Classic, the acute accident of the Championships, will be run on the capital clue at 1 ¼ afar with a first-place owner’s award-winning of $3.3 actor with purse payouts bottomward to eighth place. The Classic is oversubscribed with 19 horses pre-entered.
Hronis Racing’s Accelerate has been the ascendant beforehand horse in North America this year. The 5-year-old son of Lookin At Lucky has been around angry for trainer John Sadler, acceptable 5-of-6 starts, including four Grade 1 wins with the Santa Anita Handicap in March, Gold Cup at Santa Anita in May, and a brace of “Win and You’re In” contest for the Classic in the TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar in August and Awesome Afresh at Santa Anita on Sept. 29. Ninth in aftermost year’s Breeders’ Cup Clay Mile at Del Mar, Accelerate suffered his alone accident this year aback he accomplished additional to CITY OF LIGHT in the Oaklawn Handicap (GII) in April.
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert won an aberrant three afterwards runnings of the Classic (2014-2016) with Bayern, American Pharoah and Arrogate. This year, Baffert has pre-entered three horses for the Classic, all advancing off basic contest afterwards actuality alone for several months. Gary and Mary West’s WEST COAST, the 2017 3-year-old macho Eclipse Award champ and third-place finisher in aftermost year’s Classic, began 2018 with a second-place accomplishment in the Pegasus World Cup (G1) in January and was additional to THUNDER SNOW (IRE) in the Dubai World Cup in March. The 4-year-old son of Flatter did not alpha afresh until Sept. 29, aback he displayed a solid achievement in the Awesome Again, finishing a d additional to Accelerate.
Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman’s MCKINZIE gives Baffert addition above contender. A 3-year-old son of 2006 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champ Street Sense, McKinzie was a top Triple Acme adversary this winter afore actuality afflicted afterwards acceptable the San Felipe (GII) at Santa Anita in March (he was erfingers and placed second). McKinzie, 4-of-5 lifetime, alternate to the contest on Sept. 22 and won the Pennsylvania Derby (GI) at Parx Racing. Baffert’s third Classic horse, Speedway Stable’s 5-year-old COLLECTED, additional in aftermost year’s Classic, is winless in two starts this year.
The European 3-year-old agrarian agenda who would be authoritative his clay clue admission in this year’s Classic is Qatar Racing’s bent ROARING LION for trainer John Gosden. Roaring Lion, a gray/roan Kentucky-bred son of Kitten’s Joy, has baffled beforehand horses on the accommodation in his aftermost four races, all Group 1 events, with three of those wins advancing by a close margin. Roaring Lion captured the Coral Eclipse at Sandown, the Juddmonte All-embracing at York; the Irish Best Stakes at Leopardstown, and aloof aftermost Saturday, the one-mile Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot. Gosden won the 2008 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita with Raven’s Pass.
Two added across stars are additionally pre-entered in the Classic. Godolphin’s THUNDER SNOW (IRE) calmly defeated West Coast in the Dubai World Cup and was second, baffled a neck, in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) for trainer Saeed bin Suroor. The 4-year-old son of Helmut (AUS) will try to redeem himself at Churchill. In the 2017 Kentucky Derby, he was escorted off the clue afterwards bucking afterwards the start. Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith’s 3-year-old MENDELSSOHN won aftermost year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf. A 3-year-old son of Scat Daddy, accomplished by Aidan O’Brien, Mendelssohn accomplished additional in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga and was third in the Jockey Club Gold Cup. He’s gluttonous some accretion of his own, accepting accomplished aftermost in the Kentucky Derby.
A brace of contenders who came into the Classic analysis during the additional bisected of this year are trainer Chad Summers, Shadai Farm and Arch of Plains Partners’ MIND YOUR BISCUITS and WinStar Farm and China Horse Club’s YOSHIDA (JPN). Mind Your Biscuits is one of the world’s top one-turn horses, accepting won alert the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1). But Summers has switched him to best distances aback then, and Mind Your Biscuits responded with a second-place accomplishment in the Whitney (G1) at Saratoga, and won the Lukas Classic (G3) at Churchill in September. Yoshida, accomplished by backstab Breeders’ Cup Classic champ Bill Mott, was a Grade 1 champ on accommodation afore he was switched to the clay in backward summer and captured Saratoga’s 1 1/8-mile Woodward (GI) on Sept. 1.
Two added beforehand horses acquired automated berths into the Classic through Breeders’ Cup Challenge wins. One is Paul Reddam’s PAVEL, who took Churchill’s “Win and You’re In” Stephen Foster (GI) in June for trainer Doug O’Neill, admitting he was second, some 12 ½ lengths abaft Accelerate aback aftermost apparent in the Pacific Classic. The added is the 5-year-old DISCREET LOVER, who is one of the “feel-good” belief of the Classic. Endemic and accomplished by Uriah St. Lewis, Discreet Lover came from aftermost abode in the “Win and You’re In” Jockey Club Gold Cup to nip Thunder Snow at the wire at allowance of 45-1.
One added 3-year-old of agenda is Robert LaPenta, Madaket Stable, Siena Farm, and Twin Creek Antagonism Stable’s CATHOLIC BOY, who denticulate back-to-back wins in the Belmont Derby (GI) on accommodation in July and Travers (GI) on the capital track Aug. 25at Saratoga. The son of Added Than Ready has appear a continued way aback active fourth in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Accommodation aftermost year at Del Mar for trainer Jonathan Thomas.
Enable Tries for Arc-Breeders’ Cup Accommodation DoubleAn all-embracing date additionally will be a advertise for Juddmonte Farm’s 4-year-old cool filly Enable, who will acceptable go a able admired in the $4 actor Longines Breeders’ Cup Accommodation at 1 ½ miles. The bay babe of Nathaniel (IRE) won Europe’s best celebrated race, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (GI), for the additional beeline year Oct. 7 for trainer John Gosden. Enable is 9-for-10 lifetime, which includes askew wins in some of Europe’s added celebrated Group I races, including the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (GI) at Ascot to go with aftermost year’s Arc at Chantilly but has run aloof alert this year due to a accessory abrasion in the bounce that adjourned her melancholia admission until September at Kempton’s September Stakes (GIII) on the all-weather surface. That, accompanying with the actuality she battled a slight affliction arch up to the Arc, could adumbrate to addition outstanding accomplishment as she tries to become the aboriginal horse to cull off the ambiguous Arc de Triomphe and Breeders’ Cup Accommodation bifold in the aforementioned year. Gosden approved it in 2015 at Keeneland with Arc champ Golden Horn (GB), who ran additional to Found (IRE) in the Turf.
Andre Fabre has won the Breeders’ Cup Accommodation three times. He allotment this year with Godolphin’s 5-year-old arresting best TALISMANIC (GB), 2-for-5 this year, and the 4-year-old WALDGEIST (GB), 4-of-6 this year, including wins in the Grand Prix de Saint-Could (G1) and the Prix Foy (G2). Waldgeist, a nut son of Galileo (IRE), was fourth in the Arc abaft Enable, baffled aloof 1 ¾ lengths. Trainer Michael Stoute has won the Accommodation four times, and this year brings over Sir Evelyn De Rothschild’s CRYSTAL OCEAN (GB), a 4-year-old son of Sea The Stars (IRE) who won the Hardwicke Stakes (GII) at Royal Ascot in June and was additional in this year’s “Win and You’re In” King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Crystal Ocean accomplished additional in aftermost Saturday’s 1 ¼ mile QIPCO Best Stakes at Ascot.
The American contenders are led by three horses who becoming automated berths into the chase through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series. Convento Viejo’s homebred ROBERT BRUCE (CHI) leads the way for trainer Chad Brown. The 4-year-old son of Fast Company (IRE), who is 8-for-10 lifetime, becoming his Accommodation bid by demography the “Win and You’re In” Arlington Actor (GI) in August and was afresh additional in addition automated accommodation qualifier, Belmont Park’s Sept. 29 “Win and You’re In” Joe Hirsch Accommodation Classic (GI). Wachtel Stable and Gary Barber’s CHANNEL MAKER won the Hirsch for trainer Bill Mott and has been on the advance of late, as the 4-year-old son of 2007 Accommodation champ English Channel dead-heated for the win in Saratoga’s Bowling Green (GII) in July and was additional in addition Breeders’ Cup Accommodation automated qualifier, the “Win and You’re In” Sword Dancer (GI). Matthew Schera’s GLORIOUS EMPIRE (IRE) becoming a chargeless atom in the Accommodation with a wire-to-wire win in the Sword Dancer for trainer Chuck Lawrence. Haras Do Morro’s QUARTETO DE CORDAS (BRZ) becoming an automated anchorage into the Accommodation aback he won the “Win and You’re In” Grande Premio Brasil (GI) at Hipodromo de Gavea in June in Brazil for then-trainer Luiz Esteves, and is now in the barn of trainer Ian Wilkes at Churchill Downs.
Monomoy Girl Has Homecourt Edge in DistaffOne chase above-mentioned the Breeders’ Cup Accommodation on the Championship Saturday program is the $2 actor Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff at 1 1/8 miles. Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stable, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stable’s standout 3-year-old filly MONOMOY GIRL will acknowledgment to the arena of her bigger celebration aback she starts as the acceptable favorite. The babe of 2012 Breeders’ Cup Clay Mile champ Tapizar won the Kentucky Oaks (GI) in May, which highlights a resume that additionally includes Grade I wins in the Ashland at Keeneland in April, Acorn at Belmont Park in June and Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga in July for trainer Brad Cox. Monomoy Girl, who is 8-for-10 lifetime, accomplished aboriginal in the Cotillion (GI) Sept. 22 at Parx Antagonism but was controversially erfingers to additional due to arrest in the stretch.
A above blackmail appears to be Merriebelle Stable’s BLUE PRIZE (ARG), who able for the Distaff with her win in the bounded “Win and You’re In” Fleur de Lis (GII) in June for trainer Ignacio Correas IV. The 5-year-old babe of Pure Award-winning afresh won addition Distaff automated qualifier, Keeneland’s “Win and You’re In” Juddmonte Spinster (GI) Oct. 7, and is 7-for-16 lifetime, admitting it’s her 5-3-2-0 almanac at Churchill that absolutely adds to her appeal.
China Horse Club and Clearsky Farm’s ABEL TASMAN was the leading beforehand filly or adult aback she won a brace of Distaff Challenge contest in Belmont’s “Win and You’re In” Ogden Phipps (GI) in June and Saratoga’s Personal Ensign (GI) in August, but was decidedly off anatomy aback abominably baffled at 1-9 aback fifth in Santa Anita’s “Win and You’re In” Zenyatta Stakes (GI) Sept. 29. The 4-year-old babe of Quality Road was additional in aftermost year’s Distaff at Del Mar for trainer Bob Baffert and won the Kentucky Oaks beforehand in the division as allotment of a 3-year-old Championship campaign. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum’s VALE DORI (ARG) won the Distaff anchorage that went with her win in the Zenyatta, additionally for Baffert. The 6-year-old babe of Asiatic Boy (ARG) has won 10 contest in 21 starts.
Peter Brant and Stud Vendaval’s 4-year-old WOW CAT (CHI) was a 3 ¼-length champ of the Beldame (GI) on Oct. 6 at Belmont Park for trainer Chad Brown. Bloom Antagonism Stable, Madaket Stables and Allen Racing’s MIDNIGHT BISOU, champ of both the Santa Anita Oaks (G1) and the Mother Goose (G1), was placed first over Monomoy Girl in the Cotillion, and has additionally been pre-entered by trainer Steve Asmussen.
Oscar Achievement Looks for Additional Cup Win in MileIn the $2 actor Breeders’ Cup Mile, run on the turf, Amerman Racing’s homebred OSCAR PERFORMANCE will be active in his third afterwards Breeders’ Cup race. The 4-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy won the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Accommodation at Santa Anita for trainer Brian Lynch and ran ninth in aftermost year’s Accommodation at Del Mar but has thrived with a curtailment in ambit this year. Oscar Performance, who is 8-for-14 lifetime, was aciculate in acceptable Belmont’s Poker (G3) in June and becoming an automated starting anchorage into the Mile aback he won the “Win and You’re In” Ricoh Woodbine Mile (GI) Sept. 15. Two added Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifiers from the U.S. are Michael House’s HUNT (IRE), who won the Shoemaker Mile (G1) at Santa Anita and Michael Iavarone, Jules Iavarone, Jerry McClanahan and partners’ NEXT SHARES, a contempo 3 ¼-length champ of the Shadwell Accommodation Mile (G1) at Keeneland on Oct. 6.
The top European challengers appear from Lael Stable’s 4-year-old filly ONE MASTER (GB), who comes in off a win in the Qatar Prix de la Foret (G1) at Longchamp for trainer William Haggas, and HAPPILY (IRE), accomplished by Aidan O’Brien, who was additional by a arch in the one-mile Sun Chariot Stakes (G1) at Newmaket on Oct. 6. Qatar Racing’s 7-year-old LIGHTNING SPEAR (GB) becoming a chargeless anchorage into the Mile aback he captured the Qatar Sus (GI) at Glorious Goodwood in August for trainer David Simcock, but was seventh in aftermost Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth at Ascot.
Trainer Chad Brown has a quartet of standouts in the $2 actor Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly & Adult Accommodation at 1 3/8 afar with Peter Brant’s SISTERCHARLIE (IRE), Michael Dubb, Gary Aisquith and Bethlehem Stable’s FOURSTAR CROOK; Dubb, Bethlehem and Makadet Stable’s A RAVING BEAUTY (GER) and Mrs. John Magnier, Madaket Stable’s and Deron Pearson’s SANTA MONICA (GB). Sistercharlie, a 4-year-old babe of Myboycharlie (IRE), is 3-for-4 this year and leads the North American accidental off Grade 1 wins in Keeneland’s Jenny Wiley in April, Saratoga’s Diana in July and Arlington Park’s “Win and You’re In” Beverly D. in August. The 6-year-old Fourstar Crook, 12 of 19 lifetime, handed Sistercharlie her alone accident of the year in Belmont Park’s New York (G2) in June and becoming a Filly & Adult Accommodation anchorage with her win in Belmont’s “Win and You’re In” Flower Bowl (G1) on Oct. 7. The 5-year-old A Raving Beauty has two Grade 1 wins this year, demography the Aloof a Bold Stakes at Belmont in June and again activity wire-to-wire-in the Aboriginal Lady at Keeneland on Oct. 6. Brown is cutting for his fourth win in the Filly & Adult Turf. The 5-year-old Santa Monica was third in the E.P. Taylor (G1) in her best contempo start.
From Ireland, Aidan O’Brien has pre-entered appalling challengers in 3-year-old fillies MAGICAL (IRE), who won aftermost Saturday’s QIPCO British Best Fillies and Mares Stakes (G1) by one length, and MAGIC WAND (IRE), who accomplished additional in her aftermost two starts at Longchamp in the Prix Vermeille (G1) and the “Win and You’re In” Prix de l’Opera Longines (G1). The champ of the Prix de l’Opera was Godolphin’s homebred WILD ILLUSION. The 3-year-old babe of Dubawi (IRE) additionally won the Qatar Nassau Stakes (G1) at Glorious Goodwood in August for trainer Charlie Appleby.
Game Winner, Bellafina Loom as Favorites on Future Stars FridayThe $2 actor Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and $2 actor Tito’s Handmade Vodka Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies headline the anew formed Future Stars Friday card, with all bristles Breeders’ Cup contest for 2-year-olds run on the aforementioned day. The winners of these two clay contest at 1 1/16-miles amount to acme a best in their corresponding divisions, and acquire aboriginal discrimination for the 2019 Kentucky Derby (G1) and the Kentucky Oaks (G1), respectively. Gary and Mary West’s GAME WINNER will attending to cap an best attack for trainer Bob Baffert in the Juvenile. The son of Candy Ride (ARG) won his admission at Del Mar in August again won the Del Mar Futurity (GI) in September and becoming an automated anchorage into the Juvenile with his win in Santa Anita’s Sept. 29 “Win and You’re In” American Pharoah (G1).
Seth Klarman’s COMPLEXITY becoming a chargeless atom in the Juvenile aback he won Belmont Park’s “Win and You’re In” Champagne (G1) Oct. 6 at a one-turn mile for trainer Chad Brown. The son of Maclean’s Music has yet to be abaft a horse at any clip alarm in his two wins, which includes a admission achievement at Saratoga in September. KRA Stud Farm’s KNICKS GO anchored a Juvenile anchorage aback he won Keeneland’s “Win and You’re In” Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (GI) Oct. 6 for trainer Ben Colebrook. The son of Paynter went wire-to-wire at 70-1, acceptable by 5 ½ lengths for his additional win in four starts.
The Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies will be led by Kaleem Shah’s BELLAFINA, who has calmly won her aftermost three starts—all stakes—and showed she can handle two turns aback she becoming an automated anchorage into the chase in Santa Anita’s Sept. 29 “Win and You’re In” Chandelier (GI). The babe of Quality Road was additional in her admission at Los Alamitos in July for trainer Simon Callaghan and again went on to win Del Mar’s Sorrento (GII) by 4 ¼ lengths in August and the Del Mar Debutante (GI) by 4 ¼ lengths in September above-mentioned to acceptable the Chandelier by 6 ½ lengths.
Bellafina’s stiffest analysis is accustomed to appear from Fern City Stable and Three Chimneys Farm’s RESTLESS RIDER, who becoming a anchorage into the chase aback she won Keeneland’s “Win and You’re In” Alcibiades (G1) Oct. 5 for trainer Kenny McPeek. The babe of Distorted Humor was additional in addition “Win and You’re In” for the Juvenile Fillies, Saratoga’s Spinaway (GI) in September. Restless Rider additionally owns two wins at Churchill, as she bankrupt her beginning in Louisville in June and won the Debutante afterwards that month.
Other top Juvenile Fillies candidates accommodate Cash is King and Leonard Green’s JAYWALK, who won Belmont’s Frizette (GI) Oct. 7 for trainer John Servis; Joel Politi’s SERENGETI EMPRESS, champ of Churchill’s Pocahontas (GII) Sept. 15for trainer Tom Amoss, and Lee Pokoik’s SIPPICAN HARBOR, who captured the division’s aboriginal automated anchorage aback she exhausted Restless Rider in the Spinaway for trainer Gary Contessa.
There will be three Juvenile contest on accommodation as a allotment of Future Stars Friday, and all of them are oversubscribed fields.
The $1 actor Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf for 2-year-old fillies at one mile has two top American runners in Seth Klarman’s NEWSPAPEROFRECORD (IRE), who was actual absorbing acceptable her two starts for trainer Chad Brown, including Belmont Park’s Miss Grillo (GII) Sept. 30, and Ashbrook Farm’s and BBN Racing’s CONCRETE ROSE, who captured Keeneland’s “Win and You’re In” Jessamine Stakes (G2) for trainer Rusty Arnold. Godolphin’s LA PELOSA (IRE) came to Canada in September and won the Natalma Stakes (G1) to acquire an automated berth. Aidan O’Brien has pre-entered JUST WONDERFUL, who took the “Win and You’re In” Shadwell Rockfel (G2) at Newmarket on Sept. 28.
CURRENT afflicted with his achievement in the “Win and You’re In” Dixiana Bourbon (GIII) Oct. 7 at Keeneland for trainer Todd Pletcher and looms a above adversary in the $1 actor Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf for 2-year-old males. Pletcher additionally has pre-entered Cheyenne Stables and Gaillardia Racing’s OPRY, champ of Saratoga’s With Anticipation(G3) Stakes. August Dawn Farm’s FORTY UNDER won the Pilgrim Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park for trainer Jeremiah Englehart. The Aidan O’Brien accomplished BROOME (IRE) accomplished additional by a close in the “Win and You’re In” Prix Jean-Luc Legardere (G1) at Longchamp on Oct. 7.
The new $1 actor Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Accommodation Sprint, an accessible chase for both genders, will be run at 5 ½ furlongs. Breeze Easy LLC’s Florida-bred filly SHANG SHANG SHANG was the aboriginal horse to authorize for the chase aback she won the Norfolk Stakes (G2) at Royal Ascot in June for trainer Wesley Ward. Three American 2-year-olds additionally won Breeders’ Cup Challenge automated berths: Beach Haven Thoroughbreds’ UNCLE BENNY came from way aback to win the Futurity Stakes at Belmont Park for trainer Jason Servis; John Oxley’s STRIKE SILVER, accomplished by Mark Casse, additionally bankrupt backward to abduction Keeneland’s Indian Summer Stakes and Janet Lyons and Evan Trommer, Andrew Trommer and Matthew Trommer’s ITS GONNA HURT was a front-running champ of the Speakeasy Stakes at Santa Anita on Oct. 6.
A Deep and Talented TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup SprintReturning to Championship Saturday, the anew added $2 million TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint, run at six furlongs, promises to be one of its best aggressive renewals in years. Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen’s arresting Sprint best ROY H, comes into the chase off a 2 ¾- breadth achievement in the “Win and You’re In” Santa Anita Sprint Championship (GI) Oct. 6 for trainer Peter Miller.
Ray Mamone’s IMPERIAL HINT looms as the horse to exhausted off back-to-back ascendant Grade I wins for trainer Luis Carvajal. The 5-year-old son of Imperialism is 4-for-5 this year and has been acutely aciculate while acceptable Saratoga’s Alfred G. Vanderbilt (GI) in July and Belmont Park’s Sept. 29 “Win and You’re In” Vosburgh (GI) to acquire an automated anchorage into the Sprint. Imperial Hint is 12-for-18 lifetime and looks assertive to one bigger his second-place accomplishment in aftermost year’s Sprint at Del Mar.
Among the added challengers are four winners of “Win and You’re In” races. Robert Baron’s 3-year-old PROMISES FULFILLED is one anticipation for trainer Dale Romans, as he active the acreage in Saratoga’s Allen Jerkens (GI) in August and exhausted beforehand horses in Keeneland’s “Win and You’re In” Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G2) Oct. 5. Robert LaPenta and Arch of Plains Partners’ WHITMORE was a d additional in the Phoenix for trainer Ron Moquett, Katherine Ball’s homebred LIMOUSINE LIBERAL was third in the Phoenix for trainer Ben Colebrook and becoming his Sprint anchorage with his account in the “Win and You’re In” Belmont Sprint Championship (GII) in July. Rockingham Ranch and Gelfenstein Farm’s XY JET, champ of the Smile Sprint (G3) and additional in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1), has additionally been pre-entered.
The seven-furlong, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Adult Sprint is led by two Bob Baffert-trained stars in the 4-year-old MARLEY’S FREEDOM, endemic by Cicero Farms, who has won her aftermost four races, including the “Win and You’re In” Ballerina (G1) at Saratoga by 3 ¼ lengths, and the best 3-year-old DREAM TREE for Phoenix Thoroughbreds III. Dream Tree comes into the chase off a 4 ¼-length achievement in the Prioress Stakes at Belmont on Sept. 2. Juddmonte Farm’s GOLDEN MISCHIEF additionally becoming an automated anchorage into the Filly & Adult Sprint by acceptable Keeneland’s Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (G2), prevailing by a arch over Lael Stable’s CHALON. Matalona Thoroughbreds’ STORMY EMBRACE captured the “Win and You’re In” Princess Rooney (G2) at Gulfstream in July.
The $1 actor Breeders’ Cup Clay Mile, run at one turn, is accent by Hronis Racing’s CATALINA CRUISER, who is best afterwards four askew victories for trainer John Sadler, including the “Win and You’re In” Pat O’Brien (G2) Aug. 25at Del Mar. Stiff antagonism will appear from Grade I champ CITY OF LIGHT, who handed Accelerate his alone accident this year in the Oaklawn Handicap (GII) in April for trainer Michael McCarthy.
In the $ 1 actor Breeders’ Cup Accommodation Sprint at 5 1/2 furlongs, trainer Peter Miller has pre-entered the 1-2 finishers in aftermost year’s race, arresting best STORMY LIBERAL for owners Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen, and Rockingham Ranch’s RICHARD’S BOY. A 6-year-old gelding, Stormy Liberal has won his aftermost three starts, including a arch achievement over Gary Barber’s CONQUEST TSUNAMI in the Eddie D. Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita on Sept. 28. On the East Coast, Patricia Generazio’s 6-year-old DISCO PARTNER captured the “Win and You’re In” Jaipur Invitational (G2) at Belmont Park in June and afterwards won the Belmont Accommodation Sprint Invitational on Oct. 6. All-around Racing’s 3-year-old HAVANA GREY (GB) won the Derrinstown Stud Flying Bristles (G1) at The Curragh in Ireland and acquired a “Win and You’re In” anchorage into the Accommodation Sprint.
A best of 14 starters are accustomed in anniversary Breeders’ Cup World Championships chase with the barring of the Juvenile Accommodation Sprint, which is bound to 12 starters. Breeders’ Cup Bound has adopted a acreage alternative arrangement to baddest runners in the accident fields are oversubscribed. This arrangement ranks horses in adjustment of alternative based on (i) Breeders’ Cup Challenge chase winners, (ii) a point system, and (iii) the acumen of a console of antagonism experts. The acreage alternative arrangement was implemented afterward the demography of pre-entries on Monday, October 22 to clearly rank the oversubscribed fields. The Antagonism Secretaries and Directors Console (the “Panel”) ranked all horses pre-entered in the oversubscribed races. Afterwards pre-entry, any vacancies in the fields will be abounding by horses in adjustment of console preference. Access for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships contest will be Monday, October 29 by 10 a.m. (ET). At the time of entry, a best of 14 horses (or 12) will be accustomed for anniversary chase based on the adjustment of alternative accustomed at pre-entry.
There will be up to two (2) also-eligible horses for anniversary Championship chase with the barring of the Juvenile Accommodation Sprint, which will accept up to four additionally eligibles. The also-eligible horses will be appointed in accordance with the Breeders’ Cup Antagonism Directors/Secretaries Panel’s adjustment of alternative for anniversary Championship chase as ranked at the time of pre-entry. Scratch time for all Championships contest to be contested on both Championship Friday and Championship Saturday will be 8 a.m. ET, Friday, Nov. 2.
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