Foaling Date: 3-25-2012 Pedigree: Northern Afleet - Belle Warling by Pulpit Dosage Profile: 7-6-15-0-0 Dosage Index / CD: 2.73 0.71 2016 Record: 3 Starts: 1 - 1 - 0, $45,045 (as of 9/23/2016) Best Beyer Figure: 91
Notes: War Story raced twice at age 2 winning a maiden special weight at Churchill Downs and an allowance at the Fair Grounds. He stayed in Louisiana and made his 2015 debut in the LeComte Stakes (G3) finishing 2nd, then was 2nd in the Risen Star (G2), and 3rd in the Louisiana Derby (G2), losing to International Star in all 3 races. Never ran a lick in the Kentucky Derby, finishing 16th. He missed the rest of the Triple Crown and raced next in the Ohio Derby, finishing 4th. He has continued to race with little success, finishing the year in December with an 8th place finish in the Tropical Park Derby at Gulfstream Park.
He made his 2016 debut winning an allowance at Thistledown on July 30, then finished 7th in the Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar. He last raced at Parx finishing 2nd in the Pa Derby Champion Stakes. Is he really good enough for the Breeders' Cup?
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.