October 30th, 2015 − Keeneland

BC Juvenile Fillies Turf

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 Juvenile Turf, $2 million, one mile turf, 3-year-olds and up

1 Tin Type Gal Luis Saez Graham Motion Scratched SCR
2 Thrilled John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Got crushed by Harmonize, and then validated that rival’s form finishing close second in Miss Grillo 10-1
3 Alice Springs Ryan Moore Aidan O’Brien European filly made three starts 21 days including last-out romp sales stakes; notch below top ones overseas  6-1
4 Catch a Glimpse Florent Geroux Mark Casse Smashing G2 win WO validated when runner-up returned to win G3; huge threat if effective from off pace 5-1
5 Ruby Notion Rafael Hernandez Wesley Ward Speedball 3-for-3 in U.S., only loss shipping to Ascot, front-runner will lead field as far as she can 20-1
6 Andreya’s Reward Edgar Prado Milt Wolfson Won twice in Florida, where 2yo turf division is a cut below other circuits 30-1
7 Sapphire Kitten Julien Leparoux Joe Sharp Won debut, and improved second out to miss by neck to much-the-best Harmonize, will be flying late  8-1
8 Harmonize Junior Alvarado Bill Mott Overcame compromising trip (slow early, wide) to score better-than-looked win KEE G3, lands role of favorite 7-2
9 Nemoralia Joel Rosario Jeremy Noseda UK invader runner-up G1 Frizette on dirt, previously won 19-runner race overseas, returns to turf 12-1
10 Illuminate Lafranco Dettori Richard Hannon Among elite juvenile fillies England, won first three before runner-up Group 1, this is first try beyond 6f 4-1
11 Pricedtoperfection Irad Ortiz, Jr. Chad Brown Highly regarded filly scored explosive maiden win, tempting despite quick turnaround  20-1
12 Gliding By Jose Lezcano Josie Carroll Broke slow WO debut, trailed field, ran past and won going away, much potential 30-1
13 Mirage Jamie Spencer Simon Callaghan Tough-trip third U.S. debut non-graded stake SA, moved to second via DQ, seems in tough 30-1
14 Last Waltz Javier Castellano Chad Brown G3-placed in Europe, transferred since raced to two-time JF Turf winning trainer, tough post vs. tough company 12-1
  Also eligible    
15 Time and Motion Mike Smith James Toner Two-start maiden finished respectable third G3 while adding Lasix; she will be finishing 20-1

Odds and comments by Brad Free