11/01/2017 7:58PM

Key contenders in the 2017 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf

Barbara D. Livingston
Lady Eli has trained exceptionally well from her win in the Grade 2 Ballston Spa to now.

Lady Eli, by Divine Park
Last 3 Beyers: 104-102-104

* Brings a three-race winning streak into the Filly & Mare Turf and has trained exceptionally well from her win in the Grade 2 Ballston Spa to now.

* Trainer Chad Brown called her last workout at Belmont Park the best workout she has ever had.

* This year’s Filly and Mare Turf is run at 1 1/8 miles, a distance at which Lady Eli is 3 for 3.

* Showed in the Grade 1 Gamely that she can adapt to any pace scenario.

Grand Jete, by Dansili
Last 3 Beyers: 97-101-92

* Won her first three starts in the U.S. this before running into troubled trips in her last two.

* Stuck on the inside and didn’t get out in time while dead-heating for second in the Grade 1 Beverly D. behind stablemate Dacita.

* Found herself on the lead, a style that is not her norm, in Grade 1 Flower Bowl when finishing third to War Flag.

* “She might be Lady Eli’s biggest threat,” trainer Chad Brown said.

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Avenge, by War Front
Last 3 Beyers: 95-94-97

* She looks to be the speed of the race under jockey Flavien Prat.

* Hit herself in the gate before the Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon in August at Del Mar, injuring an ankle and finishing sixth.

* Came off an eight-week layoff to win the Grade 1 Rodeo Drive at Santa Anita on Sept. 30.

* Finished third in last year’s Filly and Mare Turf, a length behind Queen’s Trust and Lady Eli.

Queen’s Trust, by Dansili
Last 3 Beyers: N/A-N/A-N/A

* Lost her first five starts of 2016 before coming to the U.S. to beat Lady Eli in the Filly and Mare Turf.

* She prefers firm ground, the type she only got once this year, which came against males in the Princes of Wales’s Stakes where she was fourth, beaten two lengths by Highland Reel.

* Though it looked like she needed every inch of the 1 1/4 miles in last year’s Filly and Mare Turf, her connections do not seem concerned with the cutback to 1 1/8 miles.

“I think people may worry about it more than we are,” said assistant trainer James Savage.

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Wuheida, by Dubawi
Last 3 Beyers: N/A-N/A-N/A

* This 3-year-old filly was beaten just a half-length by Rhododendron in the Group 1 Prix de l’Opera on Oct. 1 going 1 1/4 miles.

* Was scheduled to run in the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth at Keeneland, but missed the race due to a bruised right foot.

* Breezed a solid five furlongs in 1:01.86 Tuesday morning over the Del Mar turf course.

Cambodia, by War Front
Last 3 Beyers: 101-99-95

* Has won her last two starts, both at Del Mar, including the John C. Mabee at 1 1/8 miles.

* Has the ability to lay close and still finish.