2008 Breeders' Cup Classic

Race 9 at OAK TREE AT SANTA ANITA on

  • 1 1/4 miles
  • $5,000,000
  • 6:45 ET
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Stellar Wind Striking for Curlin

Stellar Wind Striking for Curlin

Three of Smart Strike's best sons-who retired to stud in the space of four years-are shaping up as if they have the potential to make their way to the upper echelons of the North American stallion colony.

Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Casino Drive Kazuo Fujisawa
  • Yamamoto, Hidetoshi
  • Shell Bloodstock
Champs Elysees (GB) Robert J. Frankel
  • Juddmonte Farms
  • Juddmonte Farms Inc
Colonel John Eoin G. Harty
  • WinStar Farms, LLC
  • WinStar Farm, LLC
Curlin Steven M. Asmussen
  • Stonestreet Stables LLC and Midnight Cry Stables
  • Fares Farm Inc
Duke of Marmalade (IRE) Aidan P. O'Brien
  • Mrs John Magnier & Michael Tabor
  • Southern Bloodstock
Fairbanks Todd A. Pletcher
  • Team Valor International (Barry Irwin)
  • Kidder, Griggs, Mamakos
Go Between William I. Mott
  • Peter Vegso
  • Vegso Racing Stable
Henrythenavigator Aidan P. O'Brien
  • Mrs. John Magnier
  • Western Bloodstock
Raven's Pass John H. M. Gosden
  • H. R. H. Princess Haya of Jordan
  • Stonerside Stable
Smooth Air Chad C. Brown
  • Mount Joy Stables
  • Mount Joy Stables
Student Council Steven M. Asmussen
  • Millennium Farms
  • W. S. Farish
Tiago John A. Shirreffs
  • Mr. & Mrs. J. S. Moss
  • Mr. & Mrs. J. S. Moss

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