November 4th, 2016 − 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, 3-year-olds and up

Frosted Kiaran McLaughlin 105-107-123 2-1 BC Classic or BC Dirt Mile, Santa Anita Rran the most sparkling main track mile of the year in the Metropolitan Handicap; has berths into Dirt Mile and BC Classic
Runhappy Laura Wohlers 102-108-104 5-2 G3 Ack Ack, Churchill, Saturday Champion sprinter of 2015 set to launch his season in Ack Ack as he prepares for intended start in BC Dirt Mile
Point Piper Jerry Hollendorfer 103-98-100 8-1 G2 Kelso, Belmont, Oct. 8 Hollendorfer said after horse's powerful win in Longacres Mile he could develop into candidate for BC Dirt Mie
Gun Runner Steve Asmussen 102-102-92 8-1 To be determined Asmussen said after runner-up finish in Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby horse would return to Churchill with plans to be dertermined
Bradester Eddie Kenneally 72-100-101 10-1 Lukas Classic, Churchill, Oct. 1 Connections considering BC Classic, a race for which he earned berth taking Stephen Foster, and Dirt Mile, in which he was a pace player in 2015
Upstart Rick Violette 103-97-98 10-1 G2 Kelso, Belmont, Oct. 8 Horse whose goal this year is a Grade 1 win has run third to Frosted in his last two starts, the Met Mile and Whitney
Anchor Down Todd Pletcher 93-98-105 15-1 G2 Kelso, Belmont, Oct. 8 Put up the best Beyer Speed Figure of his career, a 105, when a romping winner at a mile in the Grade 3 Westchester at Belmont
Tamarkuz Kiaran McLaughlin 102-79-99 20-1 G2 Kelso, Belmont, Oct. 8 He put up a career-high Beyer Speed Figure of 102 last out when second to crack sprinter A. P. Indian in Forego at seven furlongs last month at Saratoga
Cyrus Alexander Jerry Hollendorfer 86-94-85 30-1 Possible BC Dirt Mile, Nov. 4 $1.7M yearling flattered Point Piper when parlaying runner-up finish in Longacres Mile into stakes win last weekend at Parx
Texas Chrome J.R. Caldwell 96-96-95 30-1 Possible BC Dirt Mile, Nov. 4 In the last two weeks, he's won the Grade 3 Super Derby and Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby; based at Remington Park
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Odds by Brad Free, comments by Mary Rampellini