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  • Zenyatta is the 5-2 morning-line favorite for the Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Zenyatta is 5-2 Favorite in the Classic

    Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moss' Zenyatta, undefeated in 13 career starts, was installed as the 5-2 favorite when she takes on males for the first time in the Nov. 7 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). She is attempting to be the first female to the win the World Championship's marquee event.

  • Favorite Zensational will break from the rail in the Breeders' Cup Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Favored Zensational Has No. 1 Post in Sprint

    There were audible gasps of dismay when Zayat Stables' Zensational drew the No. 1 post position for the $2-million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). The dominating, front-running, 7-5 morning favorite will have no room for error early in the six-furlong race Nov. 7 over Santa Anita Park's Pro-Ride surface.

  • Ventura is attempting to win the $1-million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint for the second consecutive year.

    Ventura on Far Outside in F&M Sprint

    Ventura, who will be trying to win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint for the second consecutive year Nov. 6, was made the 8-5 morning line favorite in the Nov. 3 post position draw for the World Championships at Santa Anita Park. The Juddmonte Farms homebred, which likes to come from behind, is on the far outside in the field of nine and will be ridden by Garrett Gomez.

  • 2008 Turf winner Conduit is the 7-5 morning-line choice in 2009.

    Two Previous Winners Return in Turf

    Conduit and Red Rocks, the respective 2008 and 2006 winners of the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), are among the eight horses entered in the $3-million, 1 1/2 mile turf test.

  • Favorite Wait a While faces a tough field in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Wait a While Faces Tough FM Turf Field

    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.

  • Zappa is the 5-2 2nd choice in the Marathon.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Sixties Icon Leads Marathon Field

    European invader Sixties Icon, who has won three consecutive group III events in England, was installed as the 2-1 morning-line choice for the inaugural $500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon Oct. 25 at Santa Anita Park.

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    Well Armed Tops Main Track Mile

    Goodwood Stakes (gr. I) winner Well Armed, trained by Eoin Harty for WinStar Farms, was installed the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the TVG Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, which will be run over the Pro-Ride artificial surface on the main World Championship card Oct. 25.

  • Aidan O'Brien's Irish raider Soldier of Fortune is the 7-2 choice in a field of 11.

    Soldier of Fortune Leads Turf Invasion

    As it often does, the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) has produced the morning-line favorite for the the $3-million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) as Aidan O'Brien's Irish raider Soldier of Fortune leads a packed field of 11 at Santa Anita Oct. 25.

  • 2007 Breeders' Cup Mile winner Kip Deville will try to do it again in 2008.
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    Kip Deville Seeks Repeat in BC Mile

    It won't be easy given the competition, but the connections of Kip Deville believe the 5-year-old horse has an excellent chance to become the fourth repeat winner of the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT).

  • Excercise rider Larry Dumars, left, holds Point Given while groom Roberto Luna gives the colt a bath following a gallop Friday morning.

    Point Given Draws Outside Post in Haskell

    For his fourth consecutive race, Point Given drew the outside post position. He'll break from the sixth post in Sunday's $1.5 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I).