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Breeders Cup 2015
Belmont Stakes 2017

Looking Back at the Breeders' Cup Juvenile

One way to look at Creative Cause’s third place finish as the 1-2 favorite in Sunday’s San Vicente at Santa Anita is that it was the perfect prep, just enough to knock the rust off while setting him up for a successful stretch back out to two turns, around which he won the Grade 1 Norfolk and was a close third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile last fall.

 

The other way to look at Creative Cause’s San Vicente effort is with concern. He couldn’t catch a colt in Drill who has been a repeated disappointment, and a gelding in American Act who was coming off only a maiden win (even if it was over the promising Bodemeister), all while earning a Beyer Figure of 92, which is somewhat uninspiring.

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