Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1)

Race 10 at Santa Anita Park on November 1, 2013

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • $2,000,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:47.77
Payoffs
5   Beholder
3   Close Hatches
2   Authenticity $4.20
$2 Exacta (5-3) $42.60
$2 Trifecta (5-3-2) $175.60
$2 Superfecta (5-3-2-4) $439.80
Order of Finish
1

Beholder

Henny Hughes  – Leslie's Lady

3YO Filly

$1,100,000
  • J:Gary L. Stevens
  • T:Richard E. Mandella
  • B:Clarkland Farm
  • O:Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Henny Hughes , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 354 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Tricky Creek , Bay, 1986.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEESEP, $180,000.
2

Close Hatches

First Defence  – Rising Tornado

3YO Filly

$360,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Millsec, Ltd.
  • O:Juddmonte Farms, Inc.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: First Defence , Bay, 2004. Lifetime: 103 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
3

Authenticity

Quiet American  – Court of Appeal

6YO Mare

$200,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Dixiana Stables Inc
  • O:Padua Stables
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Lifetime: 433 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister , Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $250,000.
4

Royal Delta

Empire Maker  – Delta Princess

5YO Mare

$120,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Palides Investments N.V., Inc.
  • O:Besilu Stables
5

Street Girl

Street Hero  – Kristy Beethoven

3YO Filly

$60,000
  • J:Angel Castillo
  • T:Manuel J. Azpurua
  • B:James C Spence
  • O:Rontos Racing Stable Corp.
6

3YO Filly

  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Ed Stanco
  • O:King of Prussia Stable
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Date Race Position / Horse
Clement L. Hirsch S.
  • DMR
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
Personal Ensign Invitational H.
  • SAR
  • 1 1/8 miles
Zenyatta S.
  • SA
  • $250,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
Beldame Invitational S.
  • BEL
  • $350,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Juddmonte Spinster S.
  • KEE
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
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