Asked if they had received offers for their champion mare Hollywood Wildcat, Irving Cowan replied they had and, "They just tell them at the barn that she's not for sale." Walking back to the grandstand after Hollywood Wildcat's son, War Chant, had collected a thrilling edition of the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), Marjorie Cowan took her husband's hand and said: "He's got a wife that doesn't believe in selling."
Neil Drysdale may or may not win the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr., I) with Fusaichi Pegasus, but he won the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) with War Chant, who remained unbeaten in his only two starts on grass
Breeders' Cup Mile notes for Tuesday, Oct. 31
1999 Breeders' Cup Mile winner Silic has suffered a recurrence of an old foot injury that will preclude him from defending his crown at Churchill Downs in November.
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