Breeders' Cup Turf

Breeders' Cup Turf: 1984 - 2012.

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Lashkari upset the inaugural Breeders' Cup Turf at 53-1.

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Paying the supplemental fee was worth the price as Pebbles won the BC Turf.

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Manila was dismissed at nearly 9-1 despite winning a pair of Grade Ones earlier in the year.

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After finishing second in '86, Theatrical outdueled Trempolino to gain the victory.

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Great Communicator got better with age, winning the Turf at age 5 and continuing to race until age 7.

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Lightly raced, Prized won his grass debut in the 1989 Turf.

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In the Wings Turf victory was the first BC winning ride for Gary Stevens.

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Miss Alleged was part of the "field" when she scored at 42-1.

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Fraise came from last to first to win by a nose over odds-on favorite Sky Classic.

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Kotashaan's win propelled him to 1993 Horse of the Year honors.

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Despite training brilliantly at Churchill Downs, Tikannen was overlooked when he pulled off the win at 16-1.

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Northern Spur held off a host of European challengers to get the BC Turf win.

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Irish bred Pilsudski (left) beat the highly regarded Singspiel and Swain.

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Chief Bearhart (left) beat the German filly Borgia for the 3/4 length win.

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Buck's Boy got the win for owner/trainer/breeder Noel Hickey.

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The gray Daylami won four Grade/Group One races and over $2.5 million during his 1999 campaign.

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Kalanisi got an excellent ride from John Murtagh to take the 2000 BC Turf.

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The world traveller Fantastic Light won the 2001 Turf after finishing fifth in 2000.

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High Chaparral won the BC Turf with ease against seven overmatched opponents.

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Johar (outside) dead-heats with High Chaparral for the only tie in BC history.

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Better Talk Now upset heavily favored Kitten's Joy in 2004.

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Shirocco led an all-European superfecta at Belmont Park.

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2006 winner Red Rocks was the only 3-year-old in the field of 11.

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English Channel took to the boggy conditions at Monmouth Park, winning by seven lengths.

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Conduit won the 2008 Turf in stakes record time. The Irish-bred son of Dalakhani ran the 1 1/2-mile race in 2:23.42.

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Conduit took the turf again in 2009, running down a very stubborn Presious Passion.

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Dangerous Midge and Frankie Dettori rallied to a surprise win in the 2010 Breeders Cup Turf.

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Joseph O'Brien became the youngest jockey to win a Breeders' Cup race, when he piloted St Nicholas Abbey to victory in 2011.

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LIttle Mike ran the 1 1/12 miles in 2:22.80, and held off a closing Point of Entry, to win the 2012 Turf at Santa Anita.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

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