Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff

Race 9 at DMR on November 3, 2017

  • 1 1/8 miles
  • $2,000,000
  • 3YO&UP F&M
  • Salty may have a chance to land a top-level score in the Alabama Stakes

    Salty Seeks Breakout Win in Alabama

    After suffering three straight defeats at the hands of the multiple grade 1 winner Abel Tasman, Salty has a chance to snag a top-level score for herself in the 10-furlong Alabama Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.

  • NTRA Logo

    Arrogate Goes Into Pacific Classic Atop NTRA Poll

    Week 29 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages shows little to no changes in either direction after results were released Aug. 14. 

  • Paid Up Subscriber Recovering from Surgery

    After a dazzling performance at Saratoga Race Course in which she ran away to a 32 1/2-length score in the Shuvee Handicap (G3), Paid Up Subscriber had ankle surgery this week and will be sidelined for at least 60 days, her trainer Chad Brown said.

  • Carina Mia

    Carina Mia Finds Her Luster in Shine Again

    The form from the Ogden Phipps Stakes (G1) continued to hold up well as Carina Mia became the third next-out winner from that Belmont race when she made quick work of the Shine Again Stakes field at Saratoga for new trainer Chad Brown.

  • Stellar Wind (outside) and Vale Dori duel to the wire in the Beholder Mile

    Stellar Wind, Vale Dori Face Off Again in Hirsch

    Unlike the TVG San Diego Handicap (G2), when Hronis Racing, trainer John Sadler, and jockey Victor Espinoza upset Arrogate with Accelerate, the connections will occupy the pre-race spotlight in the Clement L. Hirsch (G1) Sunday at Del Mar.

  • Abel Tasman grinds out a win in the CCA Oaks

    Gutsy Move Gets Abel Tasman CCA Oaks Win

    A gusty move to the front of the six-horse field on Abel Tasman from jockey Mike Smith after the first quarter-mile earned the Quality Road filly her third consecutive grade 1 victory in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1).

  • Irad Ortiz Jr. gives Lady Eli a congratulatory pat after the Diana

    Brown in High Spirits After Three Saratoga Wins

    With three wins on Saratoga Race Course's July 22 card, including Lady Eli's triumphant return to the track's winner's circle with her game victory in the grade 1 Diana Stakes, trainer Chad Brown was in good spirits at his barn Sunday morning.

  • What's Going On Here: Weight For It

    Songbird’s impost in the Del ’Cap was 124, which wasn’t impressive in a historical sense, but what was impressive—at least in this day—was the spread. Songbird gave from eight to 13 pounds to her rivals going 10 furlongs around two turns.

  • Rick Porter leads Songbird and Mike Smith into the Delaware Park winner's circle

    Songbird Holds Fast in Delaware Handicap

    The champion daughter of Medaglia d'Oro came and conquered July 15 at Delaware Park, where she claimed the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (G1) for Delaware native Rick Porter of Fox Hill Farms and Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer.

  • Songbird and Mike Smith after their Ogden Phipps Stakes win

    Songbird Gives Porter Another Crack at Del Cap

    For owner Rick Porter, a victory in the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (G1) would mean a lot as the big race at his local track. On July 15 he will send out two-time champion Songbird in an effort to land the $750,000 race for fillies and mares.

  • Belmont Stakes winner Tapwrit sells as Hip 34 at the 2015 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale

    Quality Over Quantity in Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Catalog

    Although the 227 head cataloged for the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale reflects a 9.9% decline from the 252 entered last year, sales company officials said it is not lacking in the quality that has become the auction's trademark.

Date Race Position / Horse
Ogden Phipps S.
  • BEL
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:42.24
  1. Songbird
  2. Paid Up Subscriber
  3. Highway Star
  4. Carina Mia
Fleur de Lis H.
  • CD
  • $200,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:49.94
  1. Forever Unbridled
  2. Apologynotaccepted
  3. Carrumba
  4. Big World
Clement L. Hirsch Stakes
  • DMR
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.92
  1. Stellar Wind
  2. Vale Dori (ARG)
  3. Faithfully
  4. Motown Lady
Personal Ensign Invitational H.
  • SAR
  • $700k g
  • 9 furlongs
Zenyatta S.
  • SA
  • $300k g
  • 8.5 furlongs
Juddmonte Spinster S.
  • KEE
  • $500k g
  • 9 furlongs
Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner

Abel Tasman

Bob Baffert
  • Clearsky Farms
  • China Horse Club International Ltd. and Clearsky Farms

Carina Mia

Chad C. Brown
  • Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • Three Chimneys Farm

Forever Unbridled

Dallas Stewart
  • Charles Fipke
  • Charles E. Fipke

Paid Up Subscriber

Chad C. Brown
  • Bruce Berenson & Laurie Berenson
  • Allen Stable, Inc. and Brant, Peter M.


Jerry Hollendorfer
  • John Antonelli
  • Fox Hill Farms, Inc.

Stellar Wind

John W. Sadler
  • Keswick Stables & Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC
  • Hronis Racing LLC

Vale Dori (ARG)

Bob Baffert
  • Abolengo
  • Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum
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