Dirt Mile

October 19, 2014
Tapiture had been under consideration for both the Breeders’ Cup Classic and the Dirt Mile, but after he worked five furlongs in 59.60 seconds on Sunday morning here at Santa Anita, owner Ron Winchell said it was most likely that Tapiture would go in ...
October 15, 2014
With pre-entries just a few days away, final decisions on the status of prospective starters for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile have been or are in the process of being made.
October 12, 2014
Trainer Steve Asmussen has sent six horses to California, all for the Breeders’ Cup, and on Sunday morning at Santa Anita, he worked the best of them, Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable -- who is preparing for the Distaff -- as well as Tapiture, who will ...
October 08, 2014
Given that Santa Anita has an all-new dirt track, it’s purely conjecture whether there will be a reprise of last year’s pronounced inside-speed bias on Breeders’ Cup Friday, one which helped the front-running Goldencents become the first Dirt Mile ...
October 06, 2014
Although beaten narrowly for the second straight year in the $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship on Saturday, defending Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile titlist Goldencents seemed to solidify his status as the one to beat again this year.
October 01, 2014
In terms of producing potential Dirt Mile starters, Saturday’s 1 1/16-mile Indiana Derby and the six-furlong Santa Anita Sprint Championship are the long and short of it.
September 29, 2014
After barely holding third in a three-way photo behind Vyjack and River Rocks as the odds-on choice and highweight in Saturday’s Grade 2 Kelso Handicap at Belmont Park, Itsmyluckyday will not be supplemented to either the Breeders’ Cup Classic or Dirt ...
September 24, 2014
Five weeks out, the prospective field for the eighth running of the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile remains very much in flux, as the connections of several top contenders, including defending champ Goldencents, are noncommittal.
September 22, 2014
Woodward winner Itsmyluckyday was assigned high weight of 121 pounds for Saturday’s Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso Handicap at Belmont Park.