A few days prior to the Breeders' Cup, I started to write something
about how horses with prep races run on dirt had failed so abysmally
over Pro-Ride at Santa Anita the year before. I was going to list all
of the 2009 dirt-to-Pro-Ride horses, label them throwouts and advise
the public that they would be wasting money by betting on any of them.
But I didn't finish the column, because this was a preposterous