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World Thoroughbred Championships
Bessemer Trust Juvenile

Updated: 10/23/02

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Race Distance Age/Sex Purse Post Wagering
Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) 1 1/8 Miles 2 Year Old Colts & Geldings $1 Million 4:20 PM WPS, EX, TRI, SUPER, PICK 3
Breeders' Cup Poll
Who will win the Juvenile?

Sky Mesa

Please note that the distance this year has increased from 1 1/16 miles to 1 1/8 miles due to the layout of the track.

Head2Head match-up: Sky Mesa vs. Vindication   NOTE: This wager has been cancelled due to Sky Mesa being scratched.

#1 - Whywhywhy     6-1

Trainer:   Patrick Biancone
Jockey:   Pat Day
Date of Birth: 03/13/2000
Comments:   Winner of the Sanford and Futurity Stakes is training up to the Breeders' Cup.
9% supplement required

#2 - Kafwain     12-1

Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   Victor Espinoza
Date of Birth: 02/24/2000
Comments:   Winner of the Norfolk Stakes by a nose at Santa Anita last out.
Photo courtesy of Mary Shepardson at Del Mar

#3 - Hold That Tiger     12-1

Trainer:   Aidan O'Brien
Jockey:   Kieren Fallon
Date of Birth: 02/25/2000
Comments:   Won the Grand Criterium at Longchamp last out. Winner of 3 out of 4 starts.

#4 - Listen Indy     30-1

Trainer:   Richard Mandella
Jockey:   Alex Solis
Date of Birth: 01/08/2000
Comments:   Finished third in the Norfolk Stakes at Santa Anita last out.

#5 - Bull Market     12-1

Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   Jerry Bailey
Date of Birth: 03/02/2000
Comments:   Finished second by a nose to Kafwain in the Norfolk Stakes at Santa Anita.

#6 - Vindication     4-1

Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   Mike Smith
Date of Birth: 01/28/2000
Comments:   Undefeated colt won the Kentucky Cup Juvenile impressively despite a bad start and interference by a loose horse. Training up to the Breeders' Cup.

#7 - Van Nistelrooy     15-1

Trainer:   Aidan O'Brien
Jockey:   John Velazquez
Date of Birth: 01/31/2000
Comments:   Royally bred $6 million yearling purchase finished third in the Royal Lodge Stakes at Ascot last out.

#8 - Lone Star Sky     15-1

Trainer:   Tom Amoss
Jockey:   Mark Guidry
Date of Birth: 01/21/2000
Comments:   Winner of the Bashford Manor and Cradle Stakes finished second to Sky Mesa in the Lane's End Breeders' Futurity last out.

#9 - Sky Mesa     3-1

Trainer:   John T. Ward
Jockey:   Edgar Prado
Date of Birth: 01/21/2000
Comments:   Scratched on Friday morning due to an ankle injury. Trainer John Ward said, "It looks like it could be a strain or a wrench. The best part of it is that there is no evidence of a condylar fracture and initial pictures show no crack."

#10 - Zavata     20-1

Trainer:   Patrick Biancone
Jockey:   Gary Stevens
Date of Birth: 02/20/2000
Comments:   Winner of the Saratoga Special and Tremont was 3rd last out in the Hopeful. Scratched from the Champagne after injuring his left hind leg kicking his stall and will train up to the Breeders' Cup.

#11 - Tomahawk     15-1

Trainer:   Aidan O'Brien
Jockey:   Michael Kinane
Date of Birth: 03/25/2000
Comments:   Finished second in the Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket last out.

#12 - Most Feared     30-1

Trainer:   Ronny Werner
Jockey:   Pat Valenzuela
Date of Birth: 01/19/2000
Comments:   Winner of the Arlington Washington Futurity by 3 lengths last out.

#13 - Wando     15-1

Trainer:   Michael Keogh
Jockey:   Richard Migliore
Date of Birth: 02/23/2000
Comments:   Winner of the Grey Breeders' Cup Stakes at Woodbine last out. His right hind leg was cut during that race but it is supposed to be a superficial wound that will heal quickly.

#14 - Toccet     6-1

Trainer:   John Scanlan
Jockey:   Jorge Chavez
Date of Birth: 05/02/2000
Comments:   Upset winner of the Champagne Stakes last out.

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