1) The Breeders’ Cup Classic is run at the American classic distance of 1 1/4 miles over the dirt. In 2008 and 2009, the Classic was run over a synthetic surface at Santa Anita.
Besilu Stables' Royal Delta took control after an early scramble for the lead and never looked back en route to a strong victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.
Hightail, exploiting a slight opening at the rail in upper stretch, upset 1-2 favorite Merit Man in the $454,500 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint Nov. 2, giving trainer D. Wayne Lukas his 19th lifetime victory in the World Championships.
Flotilla (Fr) avoided trouble with an explosive late run down the center of the course in the $909,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT) Nov. 2.
Beholder wired the field in the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), holding off a challenge from favorite Executiveprivilege Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park.