Ticker
  • Get Happy Mister rides the rails to victory in the San Simeon.Posted 2 hours ago
  • El Kabeir breezed 5F in 1:00.18 (3/16) Sunday at BelmontPosted 3 hours ago
  • Whiskey Ticket just holds off Conquest Curlinate in the Illinois Derby.Posted 1 day ago
  • Moreno wins the Charles Town Classic, as Shared Belief is eased.Posted 1 day ago
  • Dramedy just holds on to win Keeneland's Elkhorn at 30-1.Posted 1 day ago
  • It's all Hootenanny in his first race back since winning the BC Juvenile Turf.Posted 1 day ago
  • La Verdad best in the Grade 2 Distaff.Posted 1 day ago
  • Carpe Diem covers 4F in :48.00 (5/76) Saturday at Keeneland Posted 1 day ago
  • Baffert says One Lucky Dane is out of the Kentucky Derby, per DRFPosted 1 day ago
  • Materiality, Stanford breeze 5F in 1:00.52 at Palm Beach Downs on SaturdayPosted 1 day ago

A. U. Miner Tepid Choice in BC Marathon

A. U. Miner, 5th in the G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup, is the tepid 3-1 morning line favorite in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Marathon.

The 6-year-old son of Mineshaft is stabled at Churchill Downs and rallied to finish a troubled 4th (placed 3rd via DQ) in last year's Marathon. Calvin Borel is in the irons once again. 

Birdrun is the 7-2 second choice and figures to attempt a wire job from the inside post. The Bill Mott trainee also exits an unplaced effort in the Jockey Club Gold Cup.

Cease is an interesting entrant for Al Stall Jr. The lightly raced gelding was last seen finishing a close-up 3rd in the G2 Hawthorne Gold Cup. Garrett Gomez rides.

Pleasant Prince, 9th in the 2010 BC Classic, will give the Marathon a whirl this time around. The Wesley Ward trainee exits a sharp tally in a minor stakes race at Belmont.

The Marathon field is completed by Baryshnikov, Meeznah, Giant Oak, Brigantin, Harrison's Cave, Afleet Again, and defending champ Eldaafer.

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories