Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)

Race 12 at Santa Anita Park on November 5, 2016

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • Dirt
  • $6,000,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:00.11
Payoffs
10   Arrogate $5.40 $2.80 $2.60
4   California Chrome $2.60 $2.40
3   Keen Ice $5.80
$2 Exacta (10-4) $10.00
$2 Trifecta (10-4-3) $149.20
$2 Superfecta (10-4-3-9) $592.60
Order of Finish
1

Arrogate

Unbridled's Song  – Bubbler

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$3,300,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Clearsky Farms
  • O:Juddmonte Farms, Inc.
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 810 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993.
  • Sale History: 2014 KEESEP, $560,000.
2

California Chrome

Lucky Pulpit  – Love the Chase

5YO Horse

$1,020,000
  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Art Sherman
  • B:Perry Martin & Steve Coburn
  • O:California Chrome, LLC
  • Margin:10¾
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Lucky Pulpit , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 107 yearlings sold, median $13,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Not For Love , Bay, 1990.
3

Keen Ice

Curlin  – Medomak

Keeneland Sales Graduate

4YO Horse

$540,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Glencrest Farm LLC
  • O:Donegal Racing
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Curlin , Chestnut, 2004. Lifetime: 300 yearlings sold, median $98,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994.
  • Sale History: 2012 KEENOV, $48,000; 2013 KEESEP, $120,000.
4 Keeneland Sales Graduate

5YO Horse

$300,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Betz/D.J. Stable/Kidder/J. Betz/Robenalt
  • O:Watson, Karl, Pegram, Michael E. and Weitman, Paul
5

Melatonin

Kodiak Kowboy  – Yanquee Reign

Keeneland Sales Graduate

5YO Gelding

$180,000
  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:David E. Hofmans
  • B:S. D Brilie LP
  • O:Tarabilla Farms, Inc.
6

Frosted

Tapit  – Fast Cookie

4YO Horse

$60,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Darley
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
7

Effinex

Mineshaft  – What a Pear

5YO Horse

$60,000
  • J:Flavien Prat
  • T:James A. Jerkens
  • B:Dr. Russell S. Cohen
  • O:Tri-Bone Stables
8

War Story

Northern Afleet  – Belle Watling

Keeneland Sales Graduate

4YO Gelding

$60,000
  • J:Scott Spieth
  • T:Mario Serey, Jr.
  • B:Jack Swain III
  • O:Loooch Racing Stables, Inc., Ellis, G., Weaver, D. and Imaginary Stables
9

Win the Space

Pulpit  – Teamgeist (ARG)

Keeneland Sales Graduate

4YO Horse

  • J:Gary L. Stevens
  • T:George Papaprodromou
  • B:Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • O:Kretz Racing LLC
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Gun Runner rattles off five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 at Santa Anita

    Gun Runner Solid in Santa Anita Work

    Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's Gun Runner put in his third West Coast work toward the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), going five furlongs Oct. 16 at Santa Anita Park. 

  • Gunnevera will be the first Breeders' Cup starter for trainer Antonio Sano

    Gunnevera Tunes Up for Breeders' Cup

    Multiple graded stakes winner Gunnevera stepped up his preparation for a scheduled start in the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) at Del Mar with a six-furlong breeze at Gulfstream Park West Oct. 14.

  • Bob Baffert called champion Arrogate "the greatest horse" he's ever seen run

    Arrogate to Retire After Breeders' Cup

    Defending Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Arrogate will retire to stud at Juddmonte U.S. near Lexington after his Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup bid, Juddmonte Farms announced Oct. 10. A fee will be released at a later date.

  • Keen Ice Right Where He Wants to Be

    Keen Ice may have lost the battle, as in the $750,000 purse of the Jockey Club Gold Cup, but don't be surprised when the war is over on the evening of November 4 he is the last one standing.

  • Keen Ice winning the Suburban Handicap in July at Belmont Park

    Keen Ice Stands Out in Jockey Club Gold Cup

    Without Gun Runner or Arrogate to contend with, Donegal Racing and Calumet Farm's Keen Ice stands out in the seven-horse field entered for the Oct. 7 $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont Park. 

  • Arrogate works a bullet five furlongs at Santa Anita Sept. 26

    Arrogate Looks Like Old Self in Bullet Work

    In his second work since finishing second to stablemate Collected in the Aug. 19 $1 million TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (G1), Arrogate posted a bullet five-furlong move in :59 2/5 Tuesday while working in company with Uninvited.

  • Arrogate works a half-mile at Santa Anita in :49 3/5 with Rafael Bejarano aboard

    Baffert Sees 'Big Improvements' in Arrogate

    Traveling over the Santa Anita Park main track by himself the morning of Sept. 18, Arrogate, with Rafael Bejarano aboard, worked a half-mile in :49 3/5, cutting splits of :12 2/5 and :25 1/5 before galloping out to five furlongs in 1:02 3/5. 

  • Gun Runner draws off to win the Woodward Stakes

    Gun Runner Much the Best in Woodward

    Gun Runner continued his wash, rinse, repeat pattern of excellence Sept. 2 when the chestnut stunner rolled past pacesetter Neolithic on the far turn and drew off to capture the Woodward Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) by open lengths.

  • Does Arrogate Still Rule in Baffertland?

    Just as Arrogate burst on the national scene last year with great fanfare in the historic Travers Stakes, so too has his successor, West Coast, a colt Bob Baffert thought so highly of he contemplated running him in the Belmont Stakes.

  • Gun Runner wears the garland of flowers he earned in the Whitney Stakes

    Gun Runner Eclipses Arrogate in NTRA Poll

    Gun Runner took over first place for the first time in week 30 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll released Aug. 21. 

Date Race Position / Horse
February S.
  • TOK
  • $1,640,136
  • About 1 mile
  • 1:34.00
  1. Moanin
  2. Nonkono Yume (JPN)
  3. Asukano Roman (JPN)
  4. Best Warrior
Stephen Foster H.
  • CD
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:48.85
  1. Bradester
  2. Eagle
  3. Majestic Harbor
  4. El Kabeir
Gold Cup at Santa Anita S.
  • SA
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • 1:59.79
  1. Melatonin
  2. Win the Space
  3. Hard Aces
  4. Hoppertunity
betfair.com Haskell Invitational
  • MTH
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:48.70
  1. Exaggerator
  2. American Freedom
  3. Sunny Ridge
  4. Nyquist
Whitney S.
  • SAR
  • $1,250,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:47.77
  1. Frosted
  2. Comfort
  3. Upstart
  4. Effinex
TVG Pacific Classic S.
  • DMR
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • 2:00.13
  1. California Chrome
  2. Beholder
  3. Dortmund
  4. Hoppertunity
Awesome Again S.
  • SA
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:48.07
  1. California Chrome
  2. Dortmund
  3. Win the Space
  4. Hard Aces
Jockey Club Gold Cup S.
  • BEL
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • 2:00.68
  1. Hoppertunity
  2. Effinex
  3. Protonico
  4. Mubtaahij (IRE)
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