Foaling Date: 2-19-2013 Pedigree: Lookin At Lucky - Shooting Party by Sky Classic (Canada) Dosage Profile: 6-5-12-2-1 Dosage Index / CD: 1.89 0.50 2017 Record: 6 Starts: 0 - 1 - 2, $515,900 (as of 10/02/2017) 2017 Best Beyer Figure: 100
Notes: Breaking Lucky didn't race until age 3 at Woodbine, and broke his maiden in his second start. After winning his maiden race, he finish 2nd and 7th in allowances then 5th in the Queen's Plate. He won the Prince of Wales at Fort Erie, second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, but was 9th in the Breeders' Stakes, the final leg. Next he ran 3rd in the Ontario Derby (G3) and then took off the rest of 2015. He made his 2016 debut at Tampa Bay finishing 3rd in the Challenger Stakes. Next he shipped to Keeneland to finish 3rd in the Ben Ali (G3), then back to Woodbine to finish 2nd in the Eclipse (G2) and the Dominion Day (G3), and finally winning the Seagram Cup (G3). Next he was off to Saratoga to finish 4th in the Woodward (G1), then Churchill Downs to finish 8th in the Lukas Classic and 2nd in the Clark Handicap (G1) to close out 2016. He made his 2017 debut at Gulfstream Park finishing 8th in the Pegasus World Cup (G1). Next he was 2nd in the New Orleans Handicap (G2) at the Fair Grounds, then off to Churchill Downs to finish 5th in the Alysheba (G2) and 3rd in the Stephen Foster (G1). Back to Saratoga next to finish 3rd in the Whitney (G1) and then shipped back to Santa Anita where he was 5th in the Awesome Again (G1). Very well travelled, but only has 3 lifetime wins in 21 career starts.
2017 Breeders' Cup Friday - There were four Breeders' Cup races on Friday at Del Mar headlined by the Distaff (G1) where Forever Unbridled held off Abel Tasman to win by a half length. Also on the card, Rushing Fall won the Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1), Battle of Midway won the Dirt Mile (G1), and Mendelssohn won the Juvenile Turf (G1). Get the results, charts, and photos for all 8 stakes on the card. More photos: Juvenile Turf -
Juvenile Fillies Turf - Dirt Mile - Distaff
2017 Breeders' Cup Entries - Entries closed Monday and post positions were drawn for the 13 Breeders' Cup Championship races on November 3 and 4 at Del Mar. The Classic will have a field of 11 with Gun Runner in post 5 the 9-5 favorite over Arrogate in post 1 at 2-1.
Review: Crushing the Cup 2017 - by Jim Mazur and Peter Mallett. An invaluable tool for trying to unlock the mysteries of handicapping the Breeders' Cup races at Del Mar. Updated for 2017, this is their 26th anniversary edition and first for Del Mar.
The Breeders' Cup Championship Day - The official page for the Breeders' Cup championship races. Just about anything you need to know about it: results, video clips, and race calls for past years, and eventually nominations, entries, and results.
Free Prep Replays - for major prep races in the Breeders' Cup Challenge. The ones with camera logos have video available.
Breeders' Cup Supplemental Entries - The old official policy on supplemental entries plus all the supplemental entries and how they fared, mostly it was a losing proposition. There are no more supplements now, only late nominations making it impossible to track since the change.