Karelian has had just four starts in the last two years, a spotty
record that has made aiming for races such as Saturday's $2 million
Breeders Cup Mile at Santa Anita seem like a far-fetched plan.
changed on Oct. 10 when Karelian finished second at 10-1 in the Grade 1
Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland, his first start in nearly 11 months.
With his best showing in a Grade 1, a race such as the BC Mile became
an objective for Green Lantern Stable and trainer Rusty Arnold.