Dirt Mile

November 01, 2014
Trainer Leandro Mora reported all was well Saturday morning with Goldencents, the now-retired colt who went out in a blaze of glory the previous afternoon with a front-running repeat in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile at Santa Anita.
October 31, 2014
Come hell or high water, Goldencents was going to the early lead in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. In a brazen and brave display, the colt ultimately held off his lone stretch challenger after setting torrid fractions to become the first two-time winner ...
October 27, 2014
Among the more obscure Breeders’ Cup entrants this year is a 5-year-old Chilean-bred named Bronzo, who figures as one of the longer shots behind Goldencents in the BC Dirt Mile.
October 24, 2014
A handful of Breeders’ Cup workers, topped by defending Dirt Mile champ Goldencents and Classic contender Moreno, spiced up Friday’s training session at Santa Anita.
October 23, 2014
Brad Cox has known Breeders’ Cup elation before, but this would be different. The 34-year-old Louisville, Ky., native will be running his first BC starter as a trainer when Carve runs Oct. 31 in the BC Dirt Mile at Santa Anita.
October 22, 2014
Headed by last year’s winner Goldencents, a dozen horses – the maximum number of starters allowed – werer pre-entered Monday for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup 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 ...