California Chrome had it all his own way early grabbing the early pace and setting all the early factions, but the 2016 Travers champ Arrogate had other ideas as halfway down the stretch Arrogate went right on by California Chrome for the win by a half length.
2015 Travers winner Keen Ice was 3rd back 11 1/4 lengths more with Hoppertunity filling out the super back just a neck further!
Winning time 2:00.11
Below, are all of the Replays of Today’s Breeders’ Cup Championship Races!
In a thrilling head bobbing finish Beholder (in her very last race) got her nose in front of the undefeated Songbird at the line of today $2,000,000, GI Breeders’ Cup Distaff, Forever Unbridled came 3rd while Stellar Wind who flat missed the break did fill out today’s Superfecta!
Here is all the other great B/C racing action at Santa Anita Today!
This Coming Sunday –Downthestretchs’ takes you to the great white north and Woodbine Racecourse on their final big day of international racing for the 2016 season, with 4 big Graded Stakes on tap in the GIII Ontario Fashion Stakes, GII Nearctic Stakes,GI E.P Taylor Stakes and the big $1 Million GI Pattison Canadian International Stakes!
Although this races are not Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” contests, you could expect anyone who runs well here on Sunday to strong consider a Breeders’ Cup run in their respective division!
Frosted, lead this one from the start flashing early factions of 23, 46.2, 1:09.3 then 1:34.2 to sail home to a winning time 1:47.3 and a 3 lengths victory in today’s Breeders’ Cup Classic “Win and You’re In” GI Whitney Stakes over a “fast” Saratoga main track!
Frosted now owns a berth into both the B/C Dirt Mile off his Met Mile win and a B/C Classic berth off of today’s win in the GI Whitney. Looks like his connections will have some race options come the first Friday and Saturday this Nov.
Comfort, rallied up late for runner-up honors, with Upstart, then 2nd betting choice Effinex, filling in the 3rd and 4th spots respectively!