10/24/2011 3:31PM

Breeders' Cup: Awesome Feather to skip Ladies' Classic

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Awesome Feather will make her next start in the Grade 1 Gazelle at Aqueduct on Nov. 26.

Trainer Chad Brown said Monday that he pre-entered four horses for this year’s Breeders’ Cup, but the undefeated Awesome Feather, last year’s year champion 2-year-old filly, was not one of them.

Brown said in the end he and owner Frank Stronach felt that running in the Ladies’ Classic off one race in a year was asking too much. Instead, Awesome Feather will train up to the Grade 1 Gazelle at Aqueduct on Nov. 26.

Awesome Feather won the Le Slew Stakes on Oct. 5, her first start since winning the BC Juvenile Fillies at Churchill Downs last year for previous connections.

As for this year’s Breeders’ Cup, Brown pre-entered Stacelita (Filly and Mare Turf); Fantastic Song and Liquidity Trap (Juvenile Turf), and Dayatthespa (Juvenile Fillies Turf).