Tapizar, returning to the scene of his only graded stakes wins for trainer Steve Asmussen, took the lead on the final turn and drew away from his rivals to register a handy win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.
Groupie Doll continued her dominantion of the female sprint division Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park, inhaling her rivals on the turn to take the $1 million Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) by 4 1/2 lengths under a hand ride from jockey Rajiv Maragh.
Aidan O’Brien captured the first Breeders’ Cup World Championships race of the Nov. 3 card at Santa Anita Park when George Vancouver made a great kick in midstretch to take the $1 million Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) by 1 1/4 lengths.
Trinniberg, overlooked at odds of 13-1, proved his doubters wrong when he posted his first grade I victory in the $1.5 million XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint by three-quarters of a length Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.
OZONE PARK, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced it will contribute to Hurricane Sandy disaster relief in New York with a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross. “So many communities surrounding Aqueduct Racetrack and Belmont Park were devastated by Hurricane Sandy,” said NYRA President and Chief Operating Officer Ellen McClain. “We want to provide whatever support we can as these areas begin the long recovery process.”