Foaling Date: 3-10-2013 Pedigree: Uncle Mo - Seeking Gabrielle by Forestry Dosage Profile: 1-2-1-0-0 Dosage Index / CD: 7.00 1.00 2016 Record: 5 Starts: 3 - 0 - 1, $3,565,600 (as of 9/12/2016) Best Beyer Figure: 103
Notes: Nyquist broke his maiden in his first start in June at Santa Anita and never looked back, ending the season with a win in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) at Keeneland. In his first 4 starts he was on or close to the pace, but in the Juvenile he showed he could rally, coming from 8th early to win by a half length. He is undefeated in all his starts so far, including his 2016 debut in the San Vicente Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita on February 15. He shipped to Florida to win the Florida Derby (G1), defeating Mohaymen. He came into the Kentucky Derby (G1) an undefeated favorite, and won by 1 1/2 lengths. He went on to finished third in the mud at the Preakness behind Exaggerator then skipped the Belmont Stakes.
After a bit of rest, Nyquist started next in the Haskell Invitational where he was sent off as the favorite, where he vied for the lead most of the way before fading to fourth behind Exaggerator. He went next to the Pennsylvania Derby where he finished 6th as the favorite.
2016 Breeders' Cup Friday - There were four Breeders' Cup races on Friday at Santa Anita headlined by the Distaff (G1) where Beholder edged out favorite Songbird to win her 3rd Breeders' Cup race. Also on the card, New Money Honey won the Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1), Tamarkuz won the Dirt Mile (G1), and Oscar Performance 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 -
2016 Breeders' Cup Thursday Works - Photos and comments for 39 of the Breeders' Cup horses on Thursday November 3 in the morning at Santa Anita, including Found and the rest of the Aidan O'Brien horses out of quarantine.
2016 Breeders' Cup Wednesday Works - Photos and comments for 33 of the Breeders' Cup horses on Wednesday November 2 in the morning at Santa Anita, including Flintshire and Beholder as well as California Chrome.
2016 Breeders' Cup Tuesday Works - Photos and comments for 66 of the Breeders' Cup horses on Tuesday November 1 in the morning at Santa Anita, including California Chrome.
2016 Breeders' Cup Entries - Final entries were taken and post positions drawn on Monday for the 13 Breeders' Cup Championship races on November 4 and 5 at Santa Anita. Check out the post positions, odds, and horses for all the races.
Review: Crushing the Cup 2016 - by Jim Mazur and Peter Mallett. An invaluable tool for trying to unlock the mysteries of handicapping the Breeders' Cup races at Santa Anita. Updated for 2016, this is their 25th anniversary edition.
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 now.