Dirt Mile

October 31, 2015
Todd Pletcher certainly was going to enjoy the victories recorded Friday by Liam’s Map in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile and Race Day in the Grade 2 Fayette at Keeneland.
October 30, 2015
It was no surprise that Liam’s Map won Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile at Keeneland. It was quite surprising the manner in which he won it.
October 26, 2015
The presence of the brilliantly fast Liam’s Map makes Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile a difficult race to win for any of his 10 rivals.
October 21, 2015
A second dirt mile is carded for Friday as Keeneland uses another road test toward the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile a week later.
Despite the imposing presence of Liam’s Map, an over-subscribed field of 16 pre-entered the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, which will be run Friday, Oct. 30.
October 19, 2015
On Monday, Wicked Strong breezed four furlongs in 47.67 seconds over the Belmont Park training in preparation for the Dirt Mile. With exercise rider Kelvin Pahal up, Wicked Strong went his first quarter in 23.77 seconds and his second quarter in 23.90.
Trainer Bill Mott, who said he'll have a trio of Breeders’ Cup pre-entries, sent a pair of those runners out to work Monday at host track Keeneland.
October 18, 2015
Long before the NFL kicked off its schedule of games later that afternoon, a trio of Breeders’ Cup trainers called audibles of their own on a frigid Sunday morning at Keeneland.
October 17, 2015
Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile contender Bradester heated up stopwatches on a cold Saturday morning at Keeneland, turning in a sharp five-furlong move that had trainer Eddie Kenneally pleased with how his charge handled the track.
October 07, 2015
History of a sort will be made Friday with the running of the seventh race, a $64,000 optional claimer for 3-year-olds and up: It’s the first one-mile race on the Keeneland main track.