OTB BC Juvenile Fillies Turf
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Mon 28/10/2013 - 13:07 EDT
The 2013 Breeders’ Cup World Championships kicks off on Friday, November 1 from Santa Anita Race track in Arcadia, California. Fourteen races make up the weekend of action, with five races on Friday, and nine more on Saturday. The fourth race on the card on Friday is the $1,000,000 Juvenile Fillies Turf, run at one mile. The race is expected to draw one of the strongest fields of European imports, with as many as six foreign-breds going to the gate in the field of 14 runners.
Two Euros are considered to be top contenders
Among those will be Clenor, who has already made six starts in her young career, evenly split between races in Ireland and the US. She has won all three of her US starts, including two stakes events, with the last being a win on the Santa Anita turf in the Surfer Girl Stakes. Another top European is Vorda, a French-bred Group 2 winner who also sports a second-place Group 1 finish on her resume, and who has an overall record of five wins in six lifetime starts.
My Conquestadory has beaten the boys on turf
Those two have more than double the racing experience of solid contender My Conquestadory, who is also entered in the Juvenile Fillies event on the dirt, but is more likely to go in this spot. She only started her racing career in mid-September, but made a smashing debut, defeating a field of juvenile males to capture the Grade II Summer Stakes on the Woodbine turf. She followed that up with a second win in the Grade I Darley Alcibiades Stakes on the Keeneland polytrack, where she rallied from tenth to first at the top of the stretch.
Post time for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf is 3:50 PM PDT.
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