Filly & Mare Sprint


Debra A. Roma
Bar of Gold (left) and jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. win the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint.
Bar of Gold left an incredible legacy on her way out. The 5-year-old New York-bred mare ran her final race when becoming the second-longest-priced winner in Breeders’ Cup history in nailing Ami’s Mesa on the wire Saturday in the Filly and Mare Sprint.Full Story >>
November 02, 2017
Jon Lindo, who heads a partnership that in August 2016 dropped a $40,000 claim for Filly and Mare Sprint contender Skye Diamonds, had no idea just how good the filly would become.
October 31, 2017
A single race supposedly promotes greater fitness than a handful of morning workouts, but there are plenty of trainers who will be looking to buck that conventional wisdom when they send out horses off substantial layoffs in the upcoming Breeders' Cup.
Mike Welsch's Breeders' Cup Clocker update for Tuesday, October 31 from Del Mar.
October 30, 2017
Happy Alter is back on the big stage, although it can be argued he never left. Alter is a roving sideshow of flamboyance and laughter, an oversized personality who walks into a room in mid-sentence and never lets his audience catch a deep breath.
A full gate of 14 is pre-entered in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint, but Unique Bella has dominated the conversation as the $1 million race draws near.
October 28, 2017
Moments after the track opened for training at 5 a.m., Finest City, the champion female sprinter of 2016, worked a half-mile in 47 seconds. For the rest of the morning, 47 other horses worked the same distance. None was as fast.
October 27, 2017
Princess Karen was second in the Grade 3 L.A. Woman Stakes at Santa Anita on Oct. 8, beaten 3 1/2 lengths by Unique Bella. The race was a prep for the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint at Del Mar on Nov. 4, and a chance to gauge Princess Karen ...
October 25, 2017
Unique Bella, the once-beaten filly whose sharp return in the L.A. Woman earlier this month cemented her status as a solid favorite, heads a full field of 14 for the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint on Nov. 4 at Del Mar.
October 23, 2017
By the Moon put the finishing touches on her major preparations for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint by working five furlongs in 1:00.68 on Monday morning over the Belmont Park main track.
October 21, 2017
It was the Chad Brown show at Belmont Park on Saturday morning. Brown worked 11 of his potential 14 Breeders’ Cup starters, beginning before dawn on the main track with sets that included Good Magic (Juvenile), Voting Control (Juvenile Turf), Practical ...