11/12/2009 11:46PM

BC: Dirt to Synth


Horses who made their last start on the dirt were 0 for 21 at the Breeders' Cup this year, making the tally 0 for 43 in the two straight Cups on the synthetic track at Oak Tree, with 34 of the 43 inishing worse than third.. Here are the 43 starters, along with their last-race Beyer Speed Figure on dirt before the Cup and their BSF on Cup Day. Thirty of the 43 starters ran a slower figure switching from dirt to synth, 20 of them by 10 points or more: