10/30/2014 11:52AM

Europeans figure prominently in Breeders' Cup turf events


ARCADIA, Calif. – In 2012, European-based horses won two Breeders’ Cup races when the event shifted back to Santa Anita, which had replaced its synthetic main track with dirt since previously hosting the event. That was decent if unspectacular, but last year, the Euros came back with a vengeance, winning five Breeders’ Cup races. This year’s European contingent is long, and it is strong. Let’s take a look, race by race, listed in post-position order, at the European invasion.