10/17/2012 3:08PM

Breeders' Cup Juvenile: Speak Logistics, Dynamic Sky confirmed for race

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Speak Logistics, winner of the In Reality at Calder with a 90 Beyer Speed Figure last Saturday, is headed to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.

In a race that could come up with less than a full gate, Speak Logistics and Dynamic Sky were confirmed as starters for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 3 at Santa Anita.

Meanwhile, owner Mike Repole said Wednesday afternoon that none of his 2-year-olds – or any of his horses – would run in the Breeders’ Cup, removing Overanalyze and Micromanage from consideration.

Speak Logistics comes off a front-running 2 3/4-length victory in the In Reality division of the Florida Stallion Stakes at Calder last Saturday. It was his second consecutive win around two turns after finishing fourth in his debut sprinting in July.

“He always showed me he’s a nice horse, but he wasn’t a sprinter,” trainer Eddie Plesa said. “I gave him his first race to get experience, with the idea of throwing a set of blinkers on him and stretching him out next time.”

Plesa said he was so confident that Speak Logistics would win his second start at Monmouth on Aug. 12 that he called his owner, Ralph Nabavi, to tell him to come to the track that day.

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“I called the owner to come on down this horse will win,” Plesa said. “If I say that twice a year, that’s all I’ll ever say it. But I felt very, very confident going into his maiden race. I felt very, very confident going into [Saturday’s] race.”

Speak Logistics earned a 90 Beyer Speed Figure for his In Reality victory. That figure equals the number earned by Power Broker, who won the Grade 1 FrontRunner at Santa Anita, and Title Contender, a maiden winner at Santa Anita. Only Shanghai Bobby, who received a 94 Beyer winning the Champagne, has earned a higher figure.

“We got one thing going for us, we proved we can go around two turns,” Plesa said. “He’s better than just a horse.”

Plesa said Angel Serpa would retain the mount for the Juvenile.

Mark Casse confirmed that Dynamic Sky, runner-up to Joha in the Breeders’ Futurity over Keeneland’s Polytrack, will make his dirt debut in the Juvenile. Dynamic Sky is by Sky Mesa and has been training over the dirt at Churchill, where he was scheduled to breeze Saturday.

“He’s bred for the dirt, the only thing I can go by is how he’s moved over the dirt,” Casse said. “He has the same boy that’s been on him for his entire career and who was getting on him in Toronto, and he said he feels like a different horse, a better horse. The horse is really thriving right now.”

Casse said Luis Contreras would retain the mount for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.

Others expected to be pre-entered Monday for the Juvenile are Shanghai Bobby, Fortify, Power Broker, Title Contender, Know More, Capo Bastone, and Joha, who is more likely to run in the Juvenile Turf.