Trainer:Aidan O'Brien Jockey:John Murtagh Foaling Date: 2-19-2006 Pedigree: Danehill Dancer - Starlight Dreams by Black Tie Affair Dosage Profile: 5-3-15-0-1 Dosage Index/CD: 1.82 0.46 Breeders' Cup Challenge: Guaranteed a spot in the Marathon by a win in the Diamond Stakes at Dundalk
Note: 3-year-old colt out of the barn of Aidan O'Brien was effective on the turf, winning the Railway (G1) and National (G1) at the Curragh as a juvenile and then the Irish 2000 Guineas (G1) at the Curragh and the St. James's Palace( G1) at Royal Ascot this year. After finishing behind Sea the Stars in the Juddmonte International (G1) and the Irish Champion (G1) he was moved to the Polytrack at Dundalk for the Diamond Stakes (G3) which he won by 5 lengths, earning him a trip to the Classic.
Breeders' Cup Saturday Results - There were 9 races Saturday highlighted by the $5 million Classic where Fort Larned won by a half length over Mucho Macho Man. Also on the card, favorites Wise Dan won the Mile and Shanghai Bobby won the Juvenile. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 9 races here.
Breeders' Cup Friday Results - There were 6 races Friday highlighted by the Ladies' Classic where favorite Royal Delta held off My Miss Aurelia to win for the second year in a row and the Filly and Mare Turf where Zagora was an upset winner. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 6 races here.
Thursday Breeders' Cup Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 49 of the Breeders' Cup horses out on Thursday morning at Santa Anita. The Europeans were out of quarantine and the east coasters delayed by Hurricane Sandy finally arrived, so it was a very busy morning.
Wednesday Breeders' Cup Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 34 of the Breeders' Cup horses out in the fog on Wednesday morning at Santa Anita. The sun didn't make it out until 8:30am and visibility was quite poor at times.
Tuesday Breeders' Cup Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 69 of the Breeders' Cup horses out on the track Tuesday morning at Santa Anita, including Classic favorite Game On Dude and 7 more of the Classic horses.
Breeders' Cup Weather - What will the weather be like at Santa Anita Park on November 2 and 3? Here are lots of places to find out!
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.