10/28/2016 6:40AM

Paid Up Subscriber to be declared from Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint

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Fleur de Lis winner Paid Up Subscriber has not been training to the satisfaction of trainer Al Stall.

ARCADIA, Calif. – Paid Up Subscriber has been declared out of the Nov. 5 Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint at Santa Anita after trainer Al Stall Jr. decided the 4-year-old filly was not training to his satisfaction at Churchill Downs.

“When you’re shipping across country for a huge race like this, you’d better be training totally through the bridle,” Stall said late Thursday by phone. “We gave ourselves time to consider all that was involved, and the bottom line is we didn’t feel like shipping to California was the right thing to do.”

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Paid Up Subscriber, owned by Klaravich Stable and William H. Lawrence, earned a “Win and You’re In” ticket to the Breeders’ Cup by winning the Grade 2 Fleur de Lis at Churchill in June. The daughter of Candy Ride ran second to I’m a Chatterbox in her most recent start Oct. 9, the Grade 1 Spinster at 1 1/8 miles at Keeneland. She is entered to be sold at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall mixed sale on Nov. 7.

“She took us on quite a ride the last six months,” Stall said. “She went from getting beat in a ‘two-other-than’ allowance at Keeneland in the spring to being a Grade 2 winner and then Grade 1-placed at Keeneland in the fall. She’s just a really nice filly.”

Paid Up Subscriber becomes the second defection, after Living the Life, from a list of 17 pre-entries for the seven-furlong Filly-Mare Sprint, with Enchanting Lady and Gomo now assured spots in a field limited to 14. If Curalina opts instead for her first Breeders’ Cup preference, the Nov. 4 Distaff, then Wonder Gal, the third and final alternate, would make the field for the Filly-Mare Sprint.

Trainer Leah Gyarmati, who arrived Thursday in California with her other Breeders’ Cup hopeful, Coasted (BC Juvenile Fillies Turf), said she is “definitely interested in putting Wonder Gal on a plane” from New York, pending what is decided by the connections of Curalina, owned by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and trained by Todd Pletcher. Curalina was scheduled to work Saturday at Belmont Park.

For Stall, Paid Up Subscriber was his only BC prospect this year, but Klaravich and Lawrence still have three others: Practical Joke (Juvenile), Favorable Outcome (Juvenile Turf), and Money Multiplier (Turf). Klaravich is the nom de course of Boston businessman Seth Klarman.

Final Breeders’ Cup entries will be taken and drawn Monday.