10/23/2013 10:14AM

Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile: Defections may help field reach 12-horse limit


Headed by eight Grade 1 and Group 1 winners, an oversubscribed group of 15 horses – three more than the maximum number of allowed starters – were pre-entered for the seventh running of the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, to be run Friday, Nov. 1 at Santa Anita.