10/27/2013 11:54AM

Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf: Alterite breezes strong half-mile


ELMONT, N.Y. – When Chad Brown received the French-bred and -based filly Alterite from owner Martin Schwartz this summer, the Breeders’ Cup was the furthest thing from the trainer’s mind. The pair of Grade 1 races restricted to 3-year-old fillies – the Garden City at Belmont Park and the Queen Elizabeth II at Keeneland – run four weeks apart, seemed like an ambitious enough fall campaign.