Turf Sprint

October 07, 2015
Lady Shipman has never run in a graded stakes, nor against males. And yet with one more powerhouse performance, the 3-year-old filly might well be the favorite when the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint is run at Keeneland on Oct. 31.
The Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint is being run over 5 1/2 furlongs for the first time and few horses have accomplished more at the distance this year than Lady Shipman.
October 03, 2015
The 6-year-old No Silent won his first graded stakes in the $101,500 Eddie D Stakes on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita. The Grade 3 Eddie D was No Silent’s third consecutive win, the longest winning streak of his 23-race career.
October 01, 2015
The millionaire Undrafted is the most accomplished runner in Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Woodford Stakes at Keeneland, but he’s far from a lock in the 5 1/2-furlong turf sprint.
September 30, 2015
The Shadwell Turf Mile, the traditional fall meet signature event, anchors a 10-race card Saturday at Keeneland that features five straight graded races. All but one, the First Lady, are Win and You’re In events toward the Breeders’ Cup.
Channel Marker could be the first Breeders’ Cup starter for 30-year-old Kentucky native Phil Bauer. The horse’s road to the championship series runs through Keeneland on Saturday in the Grade 3, $150,000 Woodford.
September 23, 2015
Undrafted and jockey Frankie Dettori will be partnered for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, trainer Wesley Ward said. The Grade 1, $1 million race will be run Oct. 31 at Keeneland.
November 05, 2013
Pennsylvania Derby winner Will Take Charge is almost certainly going to be voted 3-year-old champion. That could help bump the $1 million race from a Grade 2 to a Grade 1. Will Take Charge’s Classic run is certainly great advertisement.
October 31, 2013
Of the nine Breeders' Cup races Saturday at Santa Anita, the two where it looks like a bettor will have to spread widely are the Turf Sprint and the Sprint.
October 30, 2013
The saving grace of the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint is that, for the fourth time in six years, it will be presented at Santa Anita, which means it must be run at about 6 1/2 furlongs on a downhill course with a right-hand turn that crosses the dirt track ...