Blind Luck will return to Santa Anita’s Pro-Ride surface a month after capturing the Oct. 4 Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. I) by 2 1/2 lengths at the same 1 1/16-mile distance. The daughter of Pollard's Vision –Lucky One, by Best of Luck, will again be ridden by Tyler Baze and break from post 3.
Jerry Hollendorfer trains and co-owns Blind Luck, who has won three of four lifetime starts. He was bred in Kentucky by Fairlawn Farm.
Connie and Michael is a bit of a surprise as the 4-1 second choice on the morning line considering she has raced just once. The daughter of Roman Ruler was very impressive in that one try, however, winning by 7 3/4 lengths Oct. 17 on the Keeneland Polytrack in a seven-furlong maiden special weight contest. Trained by Ken McPeek, who won the Keeneland training title, Connie and Michael drew post 6 and will be ridden by Kent Desormeaux again.
Three horses were installed as 6-1 choices: Beautician, also trained by McPeek, Darley Alcibiades (gr. I) winner Negligee, and Oak Leaf (gr. I) runner-up Always a Princess.
The BC Juvenile Fillies is set for a 1:45 p.m. PDT post on Nov. 6.
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|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies|
|1.||Zilva||Jeremy Rose||H. Graham Motion||30-1|
|2.||Ms Vanenzza||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||Juan Vasquez||30-1|
|3.||Blind Luck||Tyler Baze||Jerry Hollendorfer||3-1|
|4.||Beautician||Robby Albarado||Kenneth G. McPeek||6-1|
|5.||Bickersons||Joel Rosario||Kelly J. Breen||20-1|
|6.||Connie and Michael||Kent Desormeaux||Kenneth G. McPeek||4-1|
|7.||Devil May Care||John Velazquez||Todd Pletcher||8-1|
|8.||She Be Wild||Julien Leparoux||Wayne Catalano||8-1|
|9.||Champagne d'Oro||Martin Garcia||John Daley||50-1|
|10.||Negligee||Rajiv Maragh||John P. Terranova II||6-1|
|11.||Always a Princess||Garrett Gomez||Bob Baffert||6-1|
|12.||Biofuel||Eurico Da Silva||Reade Baker||15-1|