• Frosted is pointing to the Breeders' Cup Classic, per his connections.Posted 1 day ago
  • Erupt (IRE) at 12-1 closes to win the $1,000,000 Pattison Canadian International (G1)Posted 4 days ago
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  • Blanket finish in the Nearctic (G2) at Woodbine goes to Calgary Cat (15-1)Posted 4 days ago
  • Arella Rockstar (12-1) upsets the Matron (G3) at Belmont Park.Posted 4 days ago
  • Time and Motion (3-1) wins a three-filly photo in the QE II Challenge Cup.Posted 5 days ago
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Breeders Cup 2015

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Anyone have any thoughts on this race?
"I myself don't think he's a real strong mile and a quarter horse having run against him before" - Art Sherman on Frosted I can't wait for the BC Classic, Chrome v Arrogate v Frosted, with a very strong supporting cast of Melatonin, Nyquist, Effinex, Shaman Ghost, and Hoppertunity.
Crap, I should've picked Bullards Alley instead of Generous Kitten, I would've had the super then...grrr.
BREAKING NEWS: It is now official, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin and Goldolphin announce that multiple G1 winner Frosted will make his next start in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. 5. McLaughlin also said that he will not pre-enter Frosted for the Breeders Cup Dirt Mile. The decision came from Sheikh Mohammed and Godolphin's chief executive as well as racing manager John Ferguson , both had been key players in the decision-making process. But McLaughlin made it clear that Frosted would be entered for only one race at this year's Breeders' Cup - the Classic, over a mile and a quarter. "There is only a short run to the first turn in the Mile, and if you draw wide, you are at a severe disadvantage. It is also a speed race, and you can get a lot of traffic. Frosted vs. California Chrome in the BC Classic.
Has it for sure been determined that he's retiring after the Breeder's Cup? Or is there still hope for next year?
If not for that DAMN NAIL she stepped on after destroying European competition July 4, 2015 at Belmont Park, she would have gone down as one of the best female turf performers in North American history. In 2014 she won the BC Juvenile Fillies on this track, and will only relish the SA firm going even this year too. It doesn't matter who the Euro's bring here for this. This will be her 3rd start of 2016 with fragments of a freekin nail still in her foot, and she will still win this race. She's won graded stakes at Belmont, Keeneland, Santa Anita, and Saratoga. Chad Brown stated Lady Eli is the best horse he's ever trained. In Chad I trust!
Tomorrow's work will tell us a lot. I do not know that it has to be a bullet because she will have yet another work, but it needs to be sharper than 49...
  • Pebbles via Disqus · She's back...:-) Beholder Blazes in Breeders Cup Drill... http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/215979/beholder-blazes-in-breeders-cup-drill · 3 hours ago
I think they made the right decision. Even a competitive loss in the Dirt Mile to Dortmund would look way worse than a moderate showing in the Classic won by Chrome. Plus, Frosted is running better than he ever has and the Classic offers the bigger reward. Nothing to lose in the Classic, everything to lose in the Dirt Mile.
Not sure if this is possible or really means anything, but it just caught my eye. https://www.horsenation.com/2016/04/01/cloning-science-makes-secretariat-and-american-pharoah-match-race-a-reality/
Frosted has a huge chance here, and should be somewhere around 5-2 or 3-1. Fresh and dangerous, Rosario can sit off California Chrome & Arrogate, then the race is for the taking. Beaten favorites in Grade I races are always dangerous in Breeders Cup races.
Guess what??? HOOF HEARTED just said Frosted will come between 4th and 10th and it was a delusional mistake by his owners to enter him into the Classic. Can you believe that??? Lmao. He is being a mindless moron.
I can't wait for the BCC
Zenyatta and Songbird - Mike Smith Makes The Comparison https://www.thoroughbredracing.com/articles/zenyatta-and-songbird-mike-smith-makes-comparison/
By skipping the now seemingly insignificant Jockey Club Gold Cup, Frosted comes in fresh and dangerous. Beaten at odds on in the Woodward, he should be ready to fire here. Hopefully, he'll get a good official work or two on the track. Look out for this huge son of Tapit to head to stud with a big win.
Worked 6F today (10/20) in 1:12.80 http://www.xbtv.com/video/songbird-worked-6-furlongs-in-1/songbird-worked-6-furlongs-in-112-80-at-santa-anita-park-on-october-20th-2016-for-the-breeders-cup-distaff/
Agent Derek Lawson reports Flavien Prat will ride Effinex in the Breeders' Cup Classic, taking over for Mike Smith as he will ride Arrogate. Prat could have mounts in 11 of 13 Breeders Cup races.
Bullards Alley is a little interesting here.
I'm happy horses like Frosted and Nyquist are heading to the Classic! Frosted can get 10f........heck any horse can get that distance......they might be walking across the wire but they can get there. Horses like Frosted add a lot to the Classic just entering the gate! As a racing fan I love seeing a full field in big races like the Classic. I hope it's a 10 horse photo finish! Good thing we don't take our own advise and give up when we don't meet expectations or the odds are against us cause I doubt most of us would even bother getting out of bed!
So Cathryn Sophia has only one G1 win and she's in the twenties, whereas Beholder, Tepin, Songbird, and Stellar Wind aren't on the first page at all. ?
He will be a monster as a 4y old.

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