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Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf

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Friday, November 5, 2021

Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile (1m)
Age: 2

Rank Horse HRN Odds
1 Tiz The Bomb
Still learning how to run. Found the winner’s circle in his last three starts including an impressive rally to capture the Win and You’re In Castle & Key Bourbon Stakes LTO at Keeneland. Broke sharply from a wide post and raced keenly in fourth down the backside. Was passed by a couple turning for home but won as if he was toying with them.
2 Ready To Purrform
3 Annapolis
Won maiden opener on the Saratoga turf. Took the 4 horse Pilgrim Stakes by a head in his second lifetime start. He’ll have to prove himself in here.
4 Albahr
Winner of three in a row in Europe, he won his way into this off his Summer Stakes win LTO at Woodbine. Son of Dubawi is conditioned by two time BC Mile winning trainer Charlie Appleby and will represent Godolphin. Sire has 1 win from 10 prior Breeders’ Cup starting offspring.
5 Portfolio Company
Runner up in his last two, he led the Pilgrim Stakes field through three-quarters but couldn’t hold off Annapolis when it counted. Hard to see him winning this.
6 Mackinnon
Undefeated at Del Mar and winner of his last three, son of American Pharoah has found favor at 1 mile on the turf, finishing the last two quarters in approximate splits of 0:12. Has enough speed to stalk and pounce when the running begins. Has homefield advantage.
7 Modern Games
Heretofore, he’s a three time winning son of Dubawi who may join stablemate Albahr on the trip over for Godolphin and Appleby. Progressed through Class 4 competition at Newmarket and Leicester. Took a Class 2 at Doncaster two back, and a G3 LTO at Newmarket. Low money earner and son of 10% BC starting sire.
8 Slipstream
This won’t be easy for Clement trainee who has a shot to take this off back to back turf wins at Belmont. Pulled away to win a 7f maiden race after battling early with the 6-5 favorite. Came right back to win a 6f G3 stakes last time out from off the pace. Go back and watch his races for HOF trainer. Impressive.
9 Dakota Gold
Son of turf specialist Freud, he won a 5 1/2 furlong “off the turfer” drawaing away at Saratoga over a short field. Returned to take the Nownownow Stakes at Monmouth around two turns. Undefeated in two, but will be overmatched if he goes West.

Note: Early odds sourced from as they happen. Analysis is a preliminary look at the contenders. Bookmark this page and check back for Wiz Capper’s final take on the 2021 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf to be run Friday, November 5, at Del Mar.

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