Tepid 3-1 favorite Wait a While faces a tough field in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf Oct. 24. The 10-horse field includes seven other grade or group I winners.
Folk Opera (IRE)
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2004
A sparkling group of female turf runners, representing both sides of the Atlantic, were pre-entered in the $2-million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT).
HRTV's weekly series analyzing each division of the Breeders' Cup. This episode includes works from Curlin and Big Brown, recaps of the Spinster, Alcibiades, and Frizette and much, much more.
Naaqoos made most of the running and had enough to hold off a hard-charging Milanais to win the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (Grand Criterium) (Fr-I) by a neck at Longchamp Oct. 5.
Irish-bred Folk Opera hit the high note in the $1-million E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) at Woodbine, going wire-to-wire to earn a position in the starting gate for the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf Oct. 24 at Santa Anita.
Sealy Hill, Canada's reigning Horse of the Year, makes her final start over her home track at Woodbine as part of a strong field in the $1-million E.P. Taylor Stakes (gr. IT) on the grass Oct. 4.
|Trainer||Saeed bin Suroor|
|Owner||Godolphin Racing LLC|
|Breeder||Abbeville and Meadow Court Partners|
|Folk Opera (IRE) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Singspiel (IRE)||In the Wings (GB)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Carmel Stud||Abbeville & Meadow Court Studs||$51,160|
|Yearling||John Ferguson Bloodstock||Carmel Stud||$184,349|