Ticker
  • By the Moon proves best in the Grade 3 Bed O' Roses at Belmont Park.Posted 1 hour ago
  • Mo Tom finds a trouble free trip, and rolls home an easy Ohio Derby winner.Posted 1 hour ago
  • Isabella Sings strolls to victory in Monmouth's Eatontown.Posted 1 hour ago
  • Sarah Sis makes all the running as the Chicago Handicap favorite.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Harzand holds off Idaho in the Irish Derby to become a dual Derby winnerPosted 6 hours ago
  • Far From Over wins his return today at Belmont after more than 16 months away.Posted 1 day ago
  • Champion Untapable has been retired from racing, according to owner, Ron Winchell.Posted 5 days ago
  • Cheekaboo wins a blanket finish in the Honeymoon at 23-1.Posted 6 days ago
  • Donegal Moon scores after Unified comes up empty in the Pegasus Stakes.Posted 6 days ago
  • Ancient Secret just gets up to win the Wild Applause Stakes at Belmont Park.Posted 6 days ago

Breeders’ Cup Countdown: The Friday Slate

We’re less than three weeks away from the 27th Breeders’ Cup, contested over two days at Churchill Downs on November 5th and 6th.  Each week leading up to it I’ll run down my top 5 in each division, which will be updated based on defections and different choices made by connections.  Here’s Part I, with Friday’s races as today’s focus.  Saturday’s races will be posted tomorrow.

MARATHON: 

1.) A. U. Miner – Greenwood Cup winner finished a game third at Hawthorne and should appreciate
the longer trip under the Twin Spires.


2.) Prince Will I Am – Jamaica winner could end up here and he can seemingly run all day.  Sire won the Belmont and he broke his maiden over this track.


3.) Bright Horizon – Coolmore shipper just won a 2 mile event at The Curragh.  How he’ll handle the dirt is a huge question mark.


4.) Eldaafer – 2009 Brooklyn winner scored at Turfway in September and is actually better on conventional dirt.


5.) Alcomo  – 2010 Brooklyn winner can run all day but will come in fresh as he hasn’t been seen since July.


JUVENILE FILLIES TURF...
Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Breeders’ Cup Countdown: The Friday Slate...

Nice early preview of the Friday Breeders' Cup races.

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories