October 20, 2014
The complexion of the Breeders’ Cup Mile changed only around the margins during the last week, a quiet spell since the shock announcement Oct. 13 that two-time Mile winner Wise Dan was out of the race with a fractured foreleg.
October 17, 2014
The Breeders' Cup will go on, although when it comes time to the run Mile, trainer Charlie LoPresti is forgiven if he finds something else to do, like mend a fence, check the sumps, or go sit in the corner of Wise Dan’s stall and dream of what might ...
Better Lucky, a multiple Grade 1 winner on turf against females, will most likely take on males in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile on Nov. 1, trainer Tom Albertrani said Friday.
October 16, 2014
Big Bane Theory, the winner of the Grade 2 City of Hope Mile at Santa Anita on Oct. 4, will be pointed for the Breeders’ Cup Mile on turf Nov. 1 and could be cross-entered in the $1 million Dirt Mile on Oct. 31.
October 15, 2014
On Monday, the Breeders’ Cup Mile lost its favorite, but one day later, it officially found another one.
October 13, 2014
Wise Dan, a two-time winner of the Breeders’ Cup Mile, will miss the 2014 Mile because of an injured ankle.
October 10, 2014
Trainer Marcus Vitali said his Grade 1 winner Lochte could use Sunday’s $44,000 allowance feature at Gulfstream Park West as a springboard to a possible start in the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Santa Anita on Nov. 1.
October 08, 2014
Anodin, who finished fifth Oct. 5 in the Group 1 Prix de la Foret at Longchamp, remains on course to start in the Breedres' Cup Mile, trainer Freddy Head said.
October 06, 2014
Wise Dan has been favored in his last 17 starts and an odds-on favorite in 15 of them, and after winning the Shadwell Turf Mile by one length Saturday, he will be favored again when he tries to win the Breeders’ Cup Mile for the third straight year.
October 05, 2014
A win by Big Bane Theory in the Grade 2 City of Hope Stakes for turf milers at Santa Anita on Saturday may not result in an automatic appearance in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile on Nov. 1.