Ticker
  • Uncle Lino digs in to win the inaugural California Chrome Stakes.Posted 13 hours ago
  • A Lot holds off favored Green Mask by a whisker to win the Elusive Quality.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Galileo Gold, under Frankie Dettori, rolls in the 2000 Guineas.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Olorda takes them all the way in the Bewitch Stakes on closing day at Keeneland.Posted 1 day ago
  • Nyquist will get in his final Kentucky Derby workout Friday afternoon at Keeneland.Posted 4 days ago
  • Time and Motion wins the Memories of Silver for Jimmy Toner.Posted 6 days ago
  • Finest City sets new track record in Great Lady M.Posted 7 days ago
  • Stanford finds his way back to the winner's circle in the Charles Town Classic.Posted 7 days ago
  • Rose Brier sets new course record in the Henry S. Clark.Posted 7 days ago
  • Da Big Hoss lives up to his name with the Dixiana Elkhorn win.Posted 7 days ago

Mizdirection Wins BC Turf Sprint for Jim Rome

Nov. 03, 2012 - Arcadia, California, U.S - Mizdirection (KY) ridden by Mike Smith and trained by Mike Puype, wins theBreeders' Cup Turf Sprint (Grade I) at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA.

Santa Anita downhill turf course specialist Mizdirection outfinished Unbridled's Note to capture the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint on Saturday. 

European shipper Starspangledbanner set the pace from post 14 and held the lead turning for home but the patient runners were just starting to roll.

Unbridled's Note, the 9-2 betting favorite, briefly grabbed the lead in deep stretch but 4-year-old filly Mizdirection had all of the momentum and got the job done in a thrilling stretch run.

Three-year-old filly Reneesgotzip finished third and Great Mills rounded out the superfecta. 

Mizdirection, now 3-for-3 in downhill turf sprints at Santa Anita, is owned by renowned talk show host Jim Rome. The Mike Puype trainee, ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, paid $15.80 to win.  


 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories