10/23/2014 1:42PM

Dettori takes mount on Imperative in Breeders' Cup Classsic


ARCADIA, Calif. – Imperative will be a longshot in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita, but his profile was raised exponentially Thursday when trainer George Papaprodromou said he had secured Frankie Dettori, the multiple British riding champion, for the race.