October 31st, 2014 − Santa Anita

Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

RACE COVERAGE: Classic | Distaff | Turf | Filly & Mare Turf | Mile | Dirt Mile | Sprint | Turf Sprint | Filly & Mare Sprint | Juvenile | Juvenile Turf | Juvenile Fillies | Juvenile Fillies Turf

Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, $1 million, one mile dirt, 3-year-olds and up

# HORSE TRAINER LAST RACE, FINISH, DATE COMMENTS ODDS
- Goldencents, 4, c Doug O'Neill Pat O'Brien (G2), 1st, 8/24 Defending titlist follows similar path as last year in SA Sprint Championship 3-1
- Fed Biz, 5, h Bob Baffert Awesome Again (G1), 2nd, 9/27 Baffert after Awesome Again: "He answered the question." 5-1
- Itsmyluckyday, 4, c Eddie Plesa Jr. Woodward (G1), 1st, 8/30 Plans are up in the air after flat third in the Kelso at odds-on 6-1
- Atreides, 3, c Marty Wolfson Monarchos, 1st, 8/30 Freaky talent makes graded stakes debut in Indiana Derby 4-1
- Cigar Street, 5, h Bill Mott Homecoming, 1st, 9/27 Back in win column 2nd time back from long layoff 8-1
- Departing, 4, g Al Stall Jr. Homecoming, 2nd, 9/27 Bounced back from Whitney drubbing at CD; 2 for 2 at one mile 10-1
- Pants On Fire, 6, h Kelly Breen Wild N Wonderful, 1st, 9/20 Against strong bias from post 10 in last year's Dirt Mile 10-1
- Tapiture, 3, c Steve Asmussen Pa. Derby, (G2), 2nd, 9/20 Same connections won 2012 Dirt Mile with Tapizar 12-1
- Bronzo, 5, h J.A. Inda De La Cerda Copa de Oro BC (G2), 1st, 6/27 Earned fees-paid berth in Chile; import is training at Santa Anita 20-1
- Vicar's in Trouble, 3, c Mike Maker Super Derby (G2), 1st, 9/6 Furthest Land lit up the toteboard in 2009 Dirt Mile for this outfit 20-1

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