10/13/2009 11:00PM

Blind Luck has history on her side


History - as well as talent - may be on the side of Blind Luck in this year's $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.

Though the Juvenile Fillies looks more contentious than usual, Blind Luck figures to go off the favorite based on her victory in the Oak Leaf Stakes, run over the Pro-Ride surface at Santa Anita, the same track that hosts this year's Breeders' Cup. Favorites in the Juvenile Fillies have won 15 of the previous 25 runnings, including the last seven.

Moreover, the last three times the Breeders' Cup was held at Santa Anita, the Oak Leaf winner came back to capture the Juvenile Fillies. That includes Stardom Bound last year, Halfbridled (in 2003), and Phone Chatter (in 1993). Jerry Hollendorfer, the trainer of Blind Luck, likes the position he is in at the moment.

"I think there are some talented fillies out there," Hollendorfer said. "I think our filly's last race was at least as good, if not better than everybody else's. If they make her the favorite . . . I'm not saying she deserves it, but I'm not saying she doesn't deserve it either. We have a little home-court advantage."

Blind Luck, who also finished second in the Grade 1 Darley Debutante, returned to the work tab Monday for a half-mile breeze in 48 seconds at Santa Anita. Hollendorfer said he has time to get three more breezes into his filly before the race.

In other Juvenile Fillies news:

* Biofuel, the 4 1/2-length winner of the Grade 3 Mazarine at Woodbine, will be pointed to the Juvenile Fillies, trainer Reade Baker said Wednesday. Baker said the filly would remain at Woodbine until he knows for sure that she makes the field.

* Ramon Dominguez has picked up the mount on Amen Hallelujah, who finished third in the under Miguel Mena.