Turf Sprint

YESTERDAY September 30, 2016
Big Arthur, the winner of consecutive graded stakes for sprinters in Japan earlier this year, tries to win for the ninth time in his 13-race career in Sunday’s $1,890,292 Sprinters’ Stakes at Nakayama Racecourse in Japan.
September 28, 2016
Lady Shipman faces an uphill battle on a downhill course Friday at Santa Anita. The early favorite for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, Lady Shipman could be vulnerable when she makes her first of two planned California starts in race 6, the stronger ...
A crowded picture for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint should become significantly clearer in the coming days, as host track Santa Anita opens its fall meet with the major local prep – the Grade 3, $100,000 Eddie D Stakes, providing an important chance to ...
September 21, 2016
Mongolian Saturday and Lady Shipman were separated by just a neck as the one-two finishers at the end of 5 1/2 furlongs in the 2015 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Keeneland, and if they are to again lead the way this year, a new challenge awaits.
August 04, 2016
Trainer Chris Hartman said Thursday that Alsvid will make his next start in the Grade 3 Eddie D. Stakes on Sept. 30, opening day of the Santa Anita fall meet.
October 29, 2015
When the management of Liam’s Map made the decision to duck the $5 million Classic and run instead in the $1 million Dirt Mile on Friday, and then the scratch Thursday of Beholder, the complexion of the main event changed significantly. The field of ...
October 21, 2015
The suspense was killing them. They’d never felt anything like this before. Then again, they’d never been in a spot like this before, with a racehorse all dressed up and ready to run in a Breeders’ Cup race but no guarantee he would make it into an ...
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 ...