Breeders' Cup scratches: Domestic Spending, United out of Turf

Breeders' Cup scratches: Domestic Spending, United out of Turf
Photo: Chelsea Durand/NYRA

Domestic Spending and United will not contest Saturday's Breeders' Cup Turf at Del Mar.

Trainer Chad Brown said Domestic Spending is out because of inflammation in his left foreleg, according to a social media post from Daily Racing Form's David Grening.

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Domestic Spending earned a pair of Grade 1 wins this year in the Turf Turf Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs in May and the Manhattan (G1) at Belmont Park a month later. Most recently , the 4-year-old Kingman colt was the second in the Aug. 12 Mr. D (G1) at Arlington Park.

Domestic Spending was the 4-1 second choice on the morning line beind last year's winner, Tarnawa, the 9-5 favorite.

United trainer Richard Mandella said on HRRN Radio and TVG Thursday that United has a swollen front right ligament. He has two Grade 2 wins this year, which includes the John Henry Turf Championship at Santa Anita last out and in the Eddie Read at Del Mar in July.

The 6-year-old son of Giant's Causeway, who had competed in the last two Turf's, was 20-1 on the morning line.

The pair of scratches opens the door to run to the first two also-eligibles for the Turf, Bolshoi Ballet and Channel Maker. Remaining on the also-eligible list are Mogul and Friar's Road. 

2021 Breeders' Cup Turf (G1)

*Rating is based on HRN fan votes, which rank the Top Active Horses in training.
#SilksHorse / SireRankRatingTrainer / JockeyLast StartHRN
1Rockemperor
Holy Roman Emperor
 
4.84
C. Brown
J. Castellano
1st, 2021 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) 
15-1
4Astronaut
Quality Road
 
5.84
J. Shirreffs
V. Espinoza
1st, 2021 Del Mar Handicap (G2) 
20-1
5Tribhuvan
Toronado
 
5.47
C. Brown
J. Ortiz
5th, 2021 Sword Dancer (G1) 
20-1
6Acclimate
Acclamation
 
6.07
P. D'Amato
R. Gonzalez
2nd, 2021 John Henry Turf Championship (G2) 
20-1
7Walton Street
Cape Cross
 
4.12
C. Appleby
J. Doyle
1st, 2021 Canadian International (G1) 
8-1
8Broome
Australia
 
A. O'Brien
F. Dettori
9th, 2021 Prix De l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) 
20-1
9Sisfahan
Isfahan
 
5.79
H. Grewe
C. Demuro
3rd, 2021 Preis von Europa (G1) 
12-1
10Yibir
Dubawi
 
6.56
C. Appleby
W. Buick
1st, 2021 Jockey Club Derby (LS) 
12-1
11Gufo
Declaration of War
 
6.95
C. Clement
J. Rosario
3rd, 2021 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) 
8-1
12Teona
Sea The Stars
 
5.79
R. Varian
D. Egan
1st, 2021 Prix Vermeille (G1) 
6-1
13Tarnawa
Shamardal
 
7.97
D. Weld
C. Keane
2nd, 2021 Prix De l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) 
9-5
14Japan
Galileo
 
7.15
A. O'Brien
R. Moore
6th, 2021 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) 
20-1
15Bolshoi Ballet
Galileo
 
6.23
A. O'Brien
R. Moore
4th, 2021 Jockey Club Derby (LS) 
15-1
16Channel Maker
English Channel
 
7.36
W. Mott
L. Saez
4th, 2021 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) 
20-1
17Mogul
Galileo
 
6.17
A. O'Brien
F. Dettori
6th, 2021 Prix de Reux (G3) 
30-1
18Friar's Road
Quality Road
 
5.87
M. McCarthy
U. Rispoli
3rd, 2021 John Henry Turf Championship (G2) 
30-1

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