By the time Cowboy Cal reached the eighth pole of the Breeders' Cup
Mile at Santa Anita on Nov. 7, he was one worn-out 4-year-old colt.
Setting a quick pace took its toll, and he faded to finish 10th of 11.
It was Cowboy Cal's worst performance of the year, but it did
not leave trainer Todd Pletcher discouraged. Less than three weeks
later, Cowboy Cal is back for Friday's $300,000 Citation Handicap at