"I'm thinking it will keep him a little more focused," trainer Paddy Gallagher said. "He's worked in blinkers, and I don't know that it's made a whole lot of difference, but they don't seem to bother him. He seems in good shape."
The Ancient Title was won in 2000 by Kona Gold, who went on to capture the Breeders' Cup Sprint that year and earn an Eclipse Award as champion sprinter. The six-furlong race shapes up as a contentious affair. $250,000-added Ancient Title Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. I, Race 6), 3 & up, 6 furlongs
PP. Horse, Jockey
1. Captain Squire (FL), Alex Solis
2. Gotaghostofachance (MD), Jon Court
3. McCann's Mojave (CA), Garrett Gomez
4. Indian Country (KY), David Flores
5. Bear in the Woods (KY), Corey Nakatani
6. Zanzibar (ARG), Kent Desormeaux
7. Bilo (CA), Victor Espinoza
Each horse carries 124 pounds.