Irresistible Jewel Withdrawn from Filly & Mare Turf

Trainer Dermot Weld told Breeders' Cup officials Thursday that Moyglare Stud Farm's Group II winner Irresistible Jewel would not run in the BC Filly Mare & Turf, and will be pointed instead to the Japan Cup. Weld said the three-year-old filly needs a break after making seven starts since May.

In other 'Cup developments Thursday, two Juvenile entrants trained by Patrick Biancone worked at Arlington Park. Saratoga Special winner Zavata was timed in 1:02 4/5 for 5/8ths aof mile and stablemate Whywhywhy got the same distance in 1:03 4/5.