These were the 10 fastest runners in last week's stakes

These were the 10 fastest runners in last week's stakes
Photo: Scott Serio / Eclipse Sportswire

You probably are aware of the performance by Modern Games in Saturday's Grade 1 Woodbine Mile, where the 3-year-old colt became the one to beat in the Breeders' Cup Mile.

With William Buick aboard, the Charlie Appleby trainee covered the one mile on turf in 1:32.77 after taking charge in the stretch to win by 5 1/4 lengths.

The trip earned him a 111 Brisnet Speed Rating and a 112 Beyer Speed Figure, according to Daily Racing Form. As David Grening of DRF noted, that's the highest Beyer for a turf runner this year.

Earlier on the Woodbine card, Buick rode Mysterious Night to a victory in the Summer (G1) for Appleby, earning a 100 Brisnet rating and 85 Beyer.

Among juveniles, Curly Jack, winner of the Iroquois (G3) at Churchill Downs on Saturday, earned an 86 Brisnet rating and 78 Beyer. Fun and Feisty, winner of the Pocahontas (G3), earned an 86 Brisnet rating and 75 Beyer.

But it was Brad Cox's impressive maiden winner Loggins who earned the highest Beyer by a 2-year-old over the weekend, picking up an 89.

Here are the figures for the weekend's graded-stakes winners, with the highest Brisnet Speed Ratings, Beyer Speed Figures from Daily Racing Form and TimeformUS Speed Figures, where available.

  Horse  Race  JockeyBrisnetBeyerTimeformUS
Modern GamesWoodbine Mile, 1 mile (turf)William Buick111112 
Miles AheadLouisville Thoroughbred Society, 6fMartin Garcia102  98116
Mysterious NightSummer, 1 mile (turf)Buick100  85 
AdventuringKy. Downs Ladies Marathon, 1 5/16 miles (turf)Joel Rosario  99  96 
Played HardLocust Grove, 1 1/16 milesRosario  98  98118
Bell's the OneOpen Mind, 6fCorey Lanerie  97  87111
The Chosen VronE.B. Johnston Stakes, 1 mileHector Berrios  97  95 
Tony's TapitTom Metzen H.B.P.A. Sprint, 6fEzequiel Lara  97  94 
AlmsOne Dreamer, 1 mile, 70 yards (turf)Jose Ortiz  96  92 
Lady SpeightspeareSeaway, 7f (synthetic)Emma-Jayne Wilson  96  90

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