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 Mucho Macho Man won over Will Take Charge. Also on the card, Wise Dan repeated in the Mile, Groupie Doll in the Filly and Mare Sprint, and Mizdirection in the Turf Sprint. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 9 races here.
Breeders' Cup Friday Results - There were 5 races Friday highlighted by the Ladies' Classic where Beholder won the Distaff, becoming the first Juvenile Fillies winner to do so. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 5 races here.
2013 Breeders' Cup Entries -A look at the horses entered for all 14 Breeders' Cup World Championship races to be held at Santa Anita on November 1 and 2. Lots of info for each race and links to profiles for each horse along with their post position and morning line odds.
Review: Crushing the Cup 2013 - by Jim Mazur and Peter Mallett. An invaluable tool for trying to unlock the mysteries of handicapping the Breeders' Cup races. Updated for 2013.
Breeders' Cup Weather - What will the weather be like at Santa Anita Park on November 1 and 2? 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.