November 3rd, 2017 − Santa Anita

Breeders' Cup Distaff

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 Distaff, $2 million, 1 1/8 miles, fillies and mares 3-years-old and up

POST HORSE TRAINER COMMENT ODDS
1 Champagne Room Pete Eurton Into deep end after sharp comeback, worked super since, also worked well summer Del Mar, could hit the board 15-1
2 Stellar Wind John Sadler Light campaign 2017 unfolded to perfection, 3 for 3 Grade 1's, could tuck into cozy trip sitting second, 97-day layoff 5-2
3 Mopotism Doug O'Neill Connections never bashful to take shots major races, but G2-placed filly tough to endorse on basic handicapping 20-1
4 Abel Tasman Bob Baffert "Ran off" in most recent outings, workouts by Kentucky Oaks winner suggest that won't happen again 6-1
5 Elate Bill Mott Blossoming at right time, training super, impressive G1's recent pair, Hall of Fame trainer won this race five times 3-1
6 Forever Unbridled Dallas Stewart Mutliple G1-winning road warrior won seven races on seven tracks, finished third this race last year, 73-day layoff 5-1
7 Paradise Woods Richard Mandella Likely pacesetter returned to form last out, trained super Del Mar main track all summer, legit threat on front end 4-1
8 Romantic Vision Rusty Arnold Career finale for Lemon Drop Kid 5yo who scored first G1 victory last time out on "sloppy" racetrack at Keeneland 10-1

- Comments and odds by Brad Free