BC Juvenile Fillies Turf: Who are the fastest contenders?

BC Juvenile Fillies Turf: Who are the fastest contenders?
Photo: NYRA

While this year's crop of North American runners for the Juvenile Turf looks modest, the Juvenile Fillies Turf looks stacked with potential. It would not he surprising to see a European win the Juvenile Turf and an American capture the Juvenile Fillies Turf.

With that in mind, let us compare this year's top North American runners for the Juvenile Fillies Turf based on Beyer, Brisnet and Timeform figures.

Horse Best/Last Beyer Best/Last    Brisnet Figure Best/Last Timeform Figure 
Aunt Pearl83/8388/88101/101
Campanelle* 80/8090/9086/86
Plum Ali  82/82 88/88 108/108 
Emro 83/83 92/92 103/103 
 Madone80/80 87/87 95/95 
Fluffy Socks 69/69 86/8698/98 
Spanish Loveaffair 78/78 90/85 98/98 
Alda  79/74 92/90 96/91 
Editor at Large78/7885/85103/103
Tetragonal79/7987/8793/93
  Ivy League66/66  81/71  83/83 
Invincible Gal 71/65 83/83  96/95 

*Campanelle's figures represent her debut win at Gulfstream and not her wins in Ascot or France. 

Who is the fastest: Different figures favored different preps. The Brad Cox duo of Aunt Pearl and Emro both received 83 Beyer Speed Figures. Brisnet thought less of Aunt Pearl's win, but gave Emro a strong 92. This matched the number Graham Motion's Alda was given for her win in the Catch a Glimpse. Timeform loved Plum Ali's Miss Grillo victory, giving her a 108. 

One thing that stands out: While there are no Beyer or Brisnet figures for Campanelle's Group 1 win in France, her numbers in all three categories are still competitive when only taking into account her debut win at Gulfstream Park. She obviously continued to improve to win her next two races, thus it is fair to assume she would likely have the best overall figures in the field.

[Related: Prospective odds and fields for all 14 Breeders' Cup races]

Odds and accomplishments for the 2020 Juvenile Fillies runners:

Horse Claim to Fame Last RaceHRN  Odds 
Aunt PearlSet stakes record in Jessamine1st in Jessamine 7-2
CampanelleUndefeated Group 1 winner1st in Prix Morny 4-1
Plum Ali Undefeated G2 winner 1st in Miss Grillo 9-2 
 EmroUntappable Stakes winner 1st in Untapable  8-1 
 Nazuna Group 2 placed 2nd in Shadwell Rockfel 8-1 
 MadoneUndefeated Surfer Girl Stakes winner 1st in Surfer Girl 12-1 
Fluffy Socks Selima Stakes winner 1st in Selima  15-1 
Spanish Loveaffair Stakes winner, G2 placed2nd in Jessamine  15-1
Alda 2nd in Natalma Stakes (G1) Catch a Glimpse Stakes winner 15-1 
Fev Rover Prix du Calvados winner (G2) 4th in Criterium des Pouliches   15-1 
Editor at LargeG2 placed3rd in Miss Grillo 20-1
Tetragonal2nd in Surfer Girl2nd in Surfer Girl 30-1
Mother Earth  1st in Irish E.B.F. Sprint Stakes (G3)8th in Fillies Mile  30-1 
 Ivy LeagueStakes placed maiden3rd in DMR Juve Fillies Turf  30-1 
Invincible Gal 2nd in Selima Stakes2nd in Selima 

 30-1 

Juvenile Fillies Turf Updates

• Simon Callaghan confirmed to HRN that Madone would be among his three Breeders' Cup starters.

• Brad Cox will send out Aunt Pearl and Emro as two of his many potential Breeders' Cup runners.

• Mark Casse confirmed to HRN that Spanish Loveaffair will be among his eight Breeders' Cup prospects.

• Chad Brown stated that Fluffy Socks and Editor at Large would be part of her 13 horse crew at the Breeders' Cup.

• Graham Motion confirmed to HRN that Alda and Invincible Gal would be two out of his three Breeders' Cup starters.

Who's already going: Aunt Pearl, Campanelle, Plum Ali , Emro, Madone, Fluffy Socks, Spanish Loveaffair, Alda, Editor at Large, Tetragonal, Invincible Gal

Who could be going: Fev Rover, Mother Earth, Ivy League, Nazuna

2020 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)

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