Beholder, has earned her way into this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic with an absolute 8 1/4 lengths romp in today’s $1,000,000, GI Pacific Classic Stakes at Del Mar in a solid 1:59.77 running time for this 1 1/4 mile dust-up!
Catch a Flight , got up late for second, and Red Vine , was a length further back for third as Hoppertunity, rounded out today’s super!
With both Shared Belief and California Chrome now sidelined with season ending injuries, it appears that 2-time eclipse award winner Beholderwill try her hand in Saturday’s GI Pacific Classic against the boys and if successful she’ll have more options come Breeders’ Cup weekend this Oct. with tickets into both the B/C Classic and the B/C Distaff!
Probables for Saturday’s $1,000,000, GI Pacific Classic at Del Mar.
Not all the big time racing is at Saratoga this coming weekend as Del Mar offers up its premiere handicap division event of the meet this Sunday, August 24th in the $1,000,000, TVGGI Pacific Classic, for 3yo and up, going 1 1/4 mile over the Del Mar main track with Breeders’ Cup Classic implications also involved here.