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

HORSE TRAINER LAST 3 BEYERS ODDS LAST RACE NEXT RACE COMMENTS
Stellar Wind John Sadler 103-101-94 3-1 Clement L. Hirsch, DMR, 1st BC Distaff, 11/3 Unbeaten three starts 2017, will enter Breeders' Cup 97-day layoff
Forever Unbridled Dallas Stewart 98-89-103 4-1 Personal Ensign, SAR, 1st BC Distaff, 11/3 Third 2016 BC Distaff, in front of Stellar Wind, won both starts 2017
Abel Tasman Bob Baffert 92-99-92 6-1 CCA Oaks, SAR, 1st Cotillion, PRX, 9/23 Top 3yo filly in country seeks fourth straight G1 victory in Cotillion
Elate Bill Mott 98-91-88 6-1 Alabama, SAR, 1st Beldame, BEL, 9/30 Career-best win mile quarter last, Beldame will be first vs. older
Paradise Woods Richard Mandella 71-61-107 10-1 Torrey Pines, DMR, 6th Zenyatta, SA 9/30 Forgiveable comeback, BC F&M Sprint if runs Oct. 8 L.A. Woman
Vale Dori Bob Baffert 102-100-96 10-1 Clement L. Hirsch, DMR, 2nd Zenyatta, SA 9/30 Gave battle Stellar Wind two straight, fall campaign to be decided
It Tiz Well Jerry Hollendorfer 91-90-88 12-1 Alabama, SAR, 2nd Cotillion, PRX, 9/23 Improved as year progressed, may attempt theft in Cotillion
Shenandoah Queen John Sadler 93-82-82 15-1 Tranquility Lake, DMR, 1st Zenyatta, SA, 9/30 Improved for Sadler, worked well since main-track upset DMR
Faithfully Bob Baffert 92-100-95 15-1 Tranquility Lake, DMR, 2nd Zenyatta, SA, 9/30 G1-placed 4yo filly odds-on runner-up restricted stakes last out
Salty Mark Casse 91-86-98 20-1 Alabama, SAR, 3rd Cotillion, PRX, 9/23 No match for Abel Tasman or Elate, may prefer shorter distance
             
Others:            
Big World, Blue Prize, Champagne Room, Lockdown, Roly Poly, Romantic Vision, Unchained Melody, Unique Bella

- Comments and odds by Brad Free