Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1)

Race 9 at Santa Anita Park on November 4, 2016

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $2,000,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:49.20
Payoffs
8   Beholder $8.60 $3.60 $3.00
1   Songbird $3.20 $2.80
6   Forever Unbridled $4.40
$2 Exacta (8-1) $25.20
$2 Trifecta (8-1-6) $161.60
$2 Superfecta (8-1-6-5) $348.80
Order of Finish
1

Beholder

Henny Hughes  – Leslie's Lady

Keeneland Sales Graduate

6YO Mare

$1,100,000
  • J:Gary L. Stevens
  • T:Richard E. Mandella
  • B:Clarkland Farm
  • O:Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • Margin:nose
  • 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

Songbird

Medaglia d'Oro  – Ivanavinalot

3YO Filly

$340,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:John Antonelli
  • O:Fox Hill Farms, Inc.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 734 yearlings sold, median $144,398.
  • Broodmare Sire: West Acre , Bay, 1995.
  • Sale History: 2014 FTSAUG, $400,000.
3

Forever Unbridled

Unbridled's Song  – Lemons Forever

4YO Mare

$180,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Dallas Stewart
  • B:Charles Fipke
  • O:Charles E. Fipke
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 810 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996.
4

Stellar Wind

Curlin  – Evening Star

4YO Mare

$100,000
  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Keswick Stables & Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC
  • O:Hronis Racing LLC
5

I'm a Chatterbox

Munnings  – Chit Chatter

4YO Mare

$60,000
  • J:Florent Geroux
  • T:J. Larry Jones
  • B:Fletcher Gray & Carolyn Gray
  • O:Gray, Fletcher and Carolyn
6

Curalina

Curlin  – Whatdreamsrmadeof

Keeneland Sales Graduate

4YO Mare

$20,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Casa Farms I, LLC
  • O:Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners
7

Land Over Sea

Bellamy Road  – Belle Watling

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Filly

$20,000
  • J:Mario Gutierrez
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Jack Swain III
  • O:Reddam Racing LLC
8

Corona Del Inca (ARG)

Luhuk  – Inca Brava (ARG)

5YO Mare

$20,000
  • J:Pablo Gustavo Falero
  • T:Guillermo Frenkel-Santillan
  • B:La Quebrada
  • O:Donia Pancha Inc.
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Stellar Wind works under Victor Espinoza Oct. 14 at Santa Anita Park

    Stellar Wind Works for Breeders' Cup Distaff

    Hronis Racing's champion Stellar Wind worked six furlongs in 1:13 3/5 Oct. 14 in her penultimate breeze at Santa Anita Park before she moves down to Del Mar for her final preparations for the Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) Nov. 3.

  • Songbird

    Looking back at Songbird's racing career.

  • Rick Porter called Songbird "the most popular horse that has been around in years"

    Champion Songbird Retired

    Two-time Eclipse Award champion Songbird has been retired from racing after recent X-rays revealed damage to her hind suspensories and a bone chip, owner Rick Porter announced Aug. 31.

  • Travers day on-track handle improved slightly in 2017 compared with last year

    Star Power Helps Lift Travers Day Handle

    With a Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) field that featured this year's three different classic winners and a race card that included reigning champions Songbird and Drefong, Travers day 2017 enjoyed increases in handle.

  • 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. 

  • Irap is pointing toward the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    Stellar Wind, Irap Get to Work at Del Mar

    There will be plenty of quality on the track in the afternoon Aug. 19 at Del Mar, the biggest day of racing during the summer at the seaside racetrack every year, but the runners in the morning weren't too shabby, either.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

Date Race Position / Horse
Criadores
  • HAR
  • $59,500
  • About 1 1/4 miles
  • 1:59.40
  1. Corona Del Inca (ARG)
  2. Kiriaki (ARG)
  3. Hareer (ARG)
  4. Perpetual Light (ARG)
Ogden Phipps S.
  • BEL
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:40.14
  1. Cavorting
  2. Forever Unbridled
  3. Carrumba
  4. Curalina
Fleur de Lis H.
  • CD
  • $200,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:48.44
  1. Paid Up Subscriber
  2. Brooklynsway
  3. Engaginglee
  4. Untapable
Clement L. Hirsch Stakes
  • DMR
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:41.24
  1. Stellar Wind
  2. Beholder
  3. Divina Comedia (FR)
  4. Off the Road (BRZ)
Personal Ensign Invitational H.
  • SAR
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:48.61
  1. Cavorting
  2. Curalina
  3. Forever Unbridled
  4. I'm a Chatterbox
Zenyatta S.
  • SA
  • $300k g
  • 8.5f
Juddmonte Spinster S.
  • KEE
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:49.98
  1. I'm a Chatterbox
  2. Paid Up Subscriber
  3. Genre
  4. Engaginglee
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