November 5th, 2016 − Santa Anita

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies

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Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, $2 million, 1 1/16 miles, 2-year-old fillies

Union Strike Shelbe Ruis 81-69 4-1 BC Juvenile Fillies, SA, Nov. 5 Won Del Mar Debutante going away with strong wide move; best in West at moment
Nonna Mela Todd Pletcher 79-64-51 5-1 Frizette, BEL, Oct. 8, or Alcibiades, KEE, Oct. 7 Will stretch out in distance following two blowout wins, including the Adirondack
Pretty City Dancer Mark Casse 75-75-59 6-1 Alcibiades, KEE, Oct. 7 A bit green while rallying for Spinaway dead heat; should love more distance
Sweet Loretta Todd Pletcher 75-75-63 6-1 BC Juvenile Fillies, SA, Nov. 5 Took lead in upper stretch and hung on for Spinaway dead heat after drifiting in stretch
American Cleopatra Bob Baffert 76-74 8-1 Chandelier, SA, Oct. 1 Pharoah's lil sis is a runner; made early move after Debutante leader, held well for second
Diadura Michael Stidham 81-69 10-1 Alcibiades, KEE, Oct. 7 Arlington-Washington Lassie winner is 2 for 2 on synthetic; dirt next
Champagne Room Peter Eurton 76-78-69 12-1 Chandelier, SA, Oct. 1 Eurton: Del Mar Debutante third may have come too soon after Sorrento victory
Daddys Lil Darling Ken McPeek 68-69-56 15-1 Alcibiades, KEE, Oct. 7 or BC Juvenile Fillies, SA, Nov. 5 Used wide move into stretch to win Pocahontas and earn WAYI berth in BC
Ever So Clever Steve Asmussen 67-51-72 15-1 To be determined Was getting to winner late when second in slop in Pocahontas; possible for Alcibiades
Noted and Quoted Bob Baffert 69-73-74 15-1 Chandelier, SA, Oct. 1 May not have fired best shot when fourth in Del Mar Debutante while returning on 27 days' rest
AE: Cherry Lodge

Comments by Jim Dunleavy, odds by Mike Watchmaker