Early Look for the Breeders’ Cup

With each passing day, the biggest stage of racing readies for the action. – It is never too early to get a jump on your handicapping, and starting right here is the perfect beginning! – Best of luck from Winning Ponies!



Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint = 5 1/2f on the turf

Stormy Liberal = Winner of last years’ race at 30-1. – He is three-in-a-row and looking to keep his score rolling. – 3/3 with wins at the distance.

World of Trouble = Ever since switching to the sod he is 2/2 for the Jason Servis barn. – This is going to be a great test and if the last two races are an indication. He is a player.

Disco Partner = 16/20 ITM on the grass and a beaten chalk the last two. – He came rolling last year to be third and looks to up his record.


BC Filly and Mare Sprint

Dream Tree = She is a perfect 5/5 and hails from the Baffert barn. – This daughter of Uncle Mo has the look of something very special.

Union Strike = 3rd off the layoff and has been over the CD oval. – That was an excellent prep last out.

Separation of Powers = 2nd off the layoff and I’m tossing out the last race at Parx. – She finished 4th in last year’s edition.


BC Dirt Mile

Catalina Cruiser = Hard to knock this son of Union Rags who is a perfect 4/4 – Been on the improve with every start – Must be respected.

Giant Expectations = Off slow in this race last year and makes the 2nd off the shelf move – Incredible morning works.

Promises Fulfilled = Speedy son of Shackleford – 2/3 ITM at CD and exits an impressive win in the G1 Jerkins.


BC Filly and Mare Turf

Eziyra (IRE) = Impressive filly from the Dermot Weld yard – She is 11/11 ITM on the green and has 2 wins from 3 starts this year.

Magic Wand (IRE) = From the Aiden O’Brien yard and has faced some tough Euro runners.

Sea of Class (IRE) = William Haggas trainee who is 5/5 ITM lifetime and been improving with every start – She’s gonna be a handful.

Sistercharlie (IRE) = She is 8/9 ITM on the sod and ever since getting Lasix she has been one tough gal to handle for Chad Brown.

Wild Illusion (GB) = She is 6/7 ITM on the grass for the Charlie Applebee yard – She’s been tough every time out and expect the same.


BC Sprint

Limousine Liberal = He is 7/8 ITM at CD and has run in this race a few times with troubled trips.

Mind Your Biscuits = Son of Posse who is 1/1 at CD and has run 3rd two straight years in this race.

Roy H = Peter Miller trainee who won this race last year – Repeat in the plans??


BC Mile

Almanaar (GB) = Lightly raced this year and was closing strong in the Arlington Million settling for 2nd – Chad Brown runner coming off a layoff.

Laurens (FR) = 8/9 ITM on the sod and exits a Gr1 at Leopardstown – Three-yr-old stepping up against older.

Oscar Performance = Brian Lynch runner who loves the distance going 3/3 – Dangerous son of Kitten’s Joy.

Suedois (FR) = Solid turfer who ran 4th in this race last year – Comes from the David O’Meara yard.


BC Distaff

Monomoy Girl = 2nd off a layoff and will turn the table on her last outing at Parx – She is 3/3 ITM at CD – She’ll be ready.

Abel Tasman = Toss out her last effort and come back with confidence – She was 2nd in this race last year and Bob Baffert won Ky. Oaks with her.


BC Turf

Crystal Ocean(GB) = He is 10/10 ITM on the turf and goes from the synthetic to turf again – Nice runner who deserves a good look.

Enable (GB) = Hails from the barn of John Gosden and making her 2nd start of the year coming on the Polytrack – She is 7/7 ITM on the sod.

Roaring Lion = From the Gosden barn and has been all the talk this year – Impressive son of Kitten’s Joy.


BC Classic 

Accelerate = Looking for 4-in-a-row in 2018 – John Sadler trainee who is looking to cap off a great year.

McKinzie = Lightly raced and has done very little wrong – Baffert looking for 4 straight for this son of Street Sense.

Roaring Lion = From the Gosden barn and has been all the talk this year – Impressive son of Kitten’s Joy.

Mind Your Biscuits = Son of Posse who is 1/1 at CD and looks to take it to the big stage.

Thunder Snow (IRE) = Just got beat at the wire in the JC Gold Cup and has been a barn talk runner who looks incredible.