November 4th, 2017 − Del Mar

Breeders' Cup 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 Turf, $4 million, 1 1/2 mile turf, 3-year-olds and up

Ulysses Michael Stoute N/A-N/A-N/A 3-1 Juddmonte Int'l., YOR, 1st Arc de Triomphe, CHY, Oct. 1 Fourth in 2016 BC Turf, sharp Euro form this summer
Highland Reel Aidan O'Brien N/A-N/A-N/A 7-2 King Geo. VI, ASC, 4th Arc de Triomphe, CHY, Oct. 1 Won '16 BC Turf, won two G1 races in England in June
Cracksman John Gosden N/A-N/A-N/A 5-1 Prix Niel, CHY, 1st Undecided Gosden says race plans unclear for two-time stakes winner
Oscar Performance Brian Lynch 95-96-93 8-1 Secretariat, AP, 1st Joe Hirsch, BEL, Sept 30 Will try older horses next after 3 straight stakes wins vs 3yos
Beach Patrol Chad Brown 101-100-102 10-1 Arlington Million, AP, 1st Joe Hirsch, BEL, Sept. 30 Won Arlington Million, will try 1 1/2m for first time in Hirsch
Hunt Phil D'Amato 104-105-99 15-1 Del Mar H, DMR, 1st John Henry, SA, Oct. 1 Won Del Mar Handicap at 1 3/8 miles, but class will be tested
Sadler's Joy Tom Albertrani 105-104-102 15-1 Sword Dancer, SAR, 1st Joe Hirsch, BEL, Sept. 30 True stayer with a kick, merits widespread respect
Bigger Picture Mike Maker 104-104-103 20-1 Sword Dancer, SAR, 3rd BC Turf, Nov. 4 Won U.N. Handicap in July, game 3rd in Sword Dancer
Fanciful Angel Chad Brown 100-N/A-N/A 20-1 Arlington Million, AP, 2nd Joe Hirsch, BEL, Sept. 30 Ran 2nd at 76-1 in Arlington Million, has never run 1 1/2m
Money Multiplier Chad Brown 104-104-101 20-1 Sword Dancer, SAR, 2nd Joe Hirsch, BEL, Sept. 30 Sixth in '16 BC Turf, lightly raced this year but very sharp
Others: Idaho, Seventh Heaven, Up With the Birds

Odds by Mike Watchmaker, comments by Steve Andersen