Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)

Race 12 at Del Mar on November 4, 2017

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • Dirt
  • $6,000,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:01.29
Payoffs
5   Gun Runner $6.80 $4.40 $3.20
11   Collected $5.60 $4.00
8   West Coast $3.60
$2 Exacta (5-11) $34.00
$2 Trifecta (5-11-8) $129.00
$2 Superfecta (5-11-8-4) $2,866.00
Order of Finish
1

Gun Runner

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Quiet Giant

4YO Colt

$3,300,000
  • J:Florent Geroux
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Besilu Stables, LLC
  • O:Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Three Chimneys Farm
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 543 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
2

Collected

City Zip  – Helena Bay (GB)

Keeneland Sales Graduate

4YO Colt

$1,020,000
  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Runnymede Farm Inc. & Peter J. Callahan
  • O:Speedway Stable LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: City Zip , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 494 yearlings sold, median $40,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Johannesburg , Bay, 1999.
  • Sale History: 2014 KEESEP, $150,000; 2015 OBSMAR, $170,000.
3

West Coast

Flatter  – Caressing

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$540,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:CFP Thoroughbreds LLC
  • O:West, Gary and Mary
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Flatter , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 415 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Honour and Glory , Bay, 1993.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $425,000.
4

War Story

Northern Afleet  – Belle Watling

Keeneland Sales Graduate

5YO Gelding

$300,000
  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Jorge Navarro
  • B:Jack Swain III
  • O:Loooch Racing Stables, Inc., Ellis, Glenn K. and Imaginary Stables
DH5

Arrogate

Unbridled's Song  – Bubbler

Keeneland Sales Graduate

4YO Colt

$120,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Clearsky Farms
  • O:Juddmonte Farms, Inc.
DH5

Gunnevera

Dialed In  – Unbridled Rage

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$120,000
  • J:Edgard J. Zayas
  • T:Antonio Sano
  • B:Brandywine Farm & Stephen Upchurch
  • O:Margoth
7

Churchill (IRE)

Galileo (IRE)  – Meow (IRE)

3YO Colt

$60,000
  • J:Ryan L. Moore
  • T:Aidan P. O'Brien
  • B:Liberty Bloodstock
  • O:Tabor, Michael B., Magnier, Mrs. John, and Smith, Derrick
8

Mubtaahij (IRE)

Dubawi (IRE)  – Pennegale (IRE)

5YO Horse

$60,000
  • J:Drayden Van Dyke
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Dunmore Stud Ltd.
  • O:Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum
9

War Decree

War Front  – Royal Decree

3YO Colt

  • J:Seamus Heffernan
  • T:Aidan P. O'Brien
  • B:AR Enterprises, LLC
  • O:Rosen, Andrew, Magnier, Mrs. John, Tabor, Michael B. and Smith, Derrick
10

Pavel

Creative Cause  – Mons Venus

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

  • J:Mario Gutierrez
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Brereton C. Jones & Winstar Farm, LLC
  • O:Reddam Racing LLC
11

Win the Space

Pulpit  – Teamgeist (ARG)

Keeneland Sales Graduate

5YO Horse

  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:George Papaprodromou
  • B:Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • O:Kretz Racing LLC
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Gun Runner breezes Jan. 22 at Gulfstream Park

    Gun Runner Smooth in Final Breeze Before Pegasus

    In his typically professional manner Jan. 22, Gun Runner breezed a half-mile in :48.96 at Gulfstream Park in the last timed workout ahead of his career finale in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream.

  • West Coast Regional: Leading the Way

    Family to Clay Murdock extends to the team at Rancho San Miguel, the California farm Murdock has managed for more than 30 years, and to the offspring of the farm’s stallions.

  • West Coast

    Owner West Sees More Maturity in West Coast

    Tom Pedulla recently spoke to owner Gary West about West Coast, a newly turned 4-year-old viewed as one of the top threats to upset Gun Runner In the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1).

  • Collected works Jan. 15, clocking seven furlongs in 1:24 1/5 with Mike Smith aboard

    Collected Breezes at Santa Anita for Pegasus

    Speedway Stable's 5-year-old, grade 1 winner Collected was sent out by trainer Bob Baffert for a seven-furlong breeze at Santa Anita Park under Mike Smith Jan. 15 in preparation for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1).

  • Gun Runner

    Gun Runner Set for Thursday Flight to Florida

    Gun Runner came out of his impressive Jan. 14 workout at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in fine order and now awaits a Jan. 18 flight to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Gun Runner, with Florent Geroux up, puts in his final work at Fair Grounds before shipping to Florida for the Pegasus World Cup

    Gun Runner Has Last Work at Fair Grounds

    Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner had his final major workout for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 14, working six furlongs in 1:11 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. 

  • Sharp Azteca was one of several contenders that worked Jan. 13 in preparation for the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    Pegasus Contenders Work at Various Bases

    Several contenders for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) coming up Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park continued their preparations for the 1 1/8-mile test by putting in workouts at their respective bases Jan. 13.

  • Mubtaahij galloping before an eighth-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Del Mar

    Mubtaahij, Hoppertunity Point to Dubai World Cup

    With grade 1 winners Collected and West Coast well on their way, training toward the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), another Bob Baffert-trained duo of top-level winners is eying the next elite event for handicap horses.

  • Sharp Azteca

    Paolucci Secures Two Pegasus Entries, Eyes Third

    Owner Ron Paolucci, who races as Loooch Racing Stable, has worked out a deal to run Ivan Rodriguez's Sharp Azteca and his co-owned War Story in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1). He is eyeing a spot for his Game Over.

  • Gun Runner will line up for the last race of his career in the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup

    Gun Runner, Seeking the Soul Continue Pegasus Works

    Horse of the Year favorite Gun Runner had another methodical work on his march to Gulfstream Park's $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1), motoring six furlongs in 1:13 1/5 with Gettysburg at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Jan. 7.

  • Stellar Wind at the Keeneland November sale

    Stellar Wind Serious in Latest Pegasus Work

    Stellar Wind, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2015 and a six-time grade 1 winner, breezed for the first time as a 6-year-old the morning of Jan. 7, as she continued preparations for a start in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27.

  • Gun Runner breezes to a decisive victory in the  Breeders' Cup Classic Nov. 4 at Del Mar

    Gun Runner Heads Up Eclipse Award Finalists

    The expected coronation of Gun Runner took a step closer to becoming official Jan. 5, when the reigning Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner was announced as one of the three finalists in the Eclipse Award balloting for 2017 Horse of the Year.

Date Race Position / Horse
Stephen Foster H.
  • CD
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:47.56
  1. Gun Runner
  2. Honorable Duty
  3. Breaking Lucky
  4. Hawaakom
Haskell Invitational
  • MTH
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:48.35
  1. Girvin
  2. McCraken
  3. Practical Joke
  4. Irish War Cry
Whitney S.
  • SAR
  • $1,200,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:47.71
  1. Gun Runner
  2. Keen Ice
  3. Breaking Lucky
  4. War Story
TVG Pacific Classic S.
  • DMR
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • 2:00.70
  1. Collected
  2. Arrogate
  3. Accelerate
  4. Curlin Road
Awesome Again S.
  • SA
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:51.32
  1. Mubtaahij (IRE)
  2. Midnight Storm
  3. Win the Space
  4. Cupid
Jockey Club Gold Cup S.
  • BEL
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • 2:00.96
  1. Diversify
  2. Keen Ice
  3. Pavel
  4. Good Samaritan
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