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Guided by Breeders' Cup master Mike Smith, Caledonia Road rallied past Alluring Star in the stretch to score a 17-1 upset in the $2 million 14 Hands Winery Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) Nov. 4 at Del Mar.
Charles Fipke's homebred Forever Unbridled exited her victory in the Nov. 3 Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) at Del Mar in good order and in fine style, according to trainer Dallas Stewart.
After running second in four straight races, Arles (FR) found her way back to the winner's circle when she took the lead going into the first turn and never looked back in the Nov. 4 $200,000 Long Island Handicap (G3T).
The opening day of Breeders' Cup weekend Nov. 3 at Del Mar saw two severe on-track injuries on the undercard, and while one horse had to be euthanized because of the severity of his injury, another is awaiting surgery.
Opening up the undercard of Breeders' Cup Saturday Nov. 4 at Del Mar, Kitten's Roar stepped away from her field through the stretch to take the Goldikova Stakes (G2T) by daylight over Thundering Sky and On Leave.
Ace High went to the post a solid favorite in the AAMI Victoria Derby at Flemington Nov. 4 and, despite some early concerns, justified his backers' faith, winning by two lengths with an impressive show of stamina.
Claire Novak previews the Keeneland November Sale featuring the first foals of American Pharoah available at public auction, including comments from Scott Calder of Ashford Stud. Other horses of note in the sale include Stellar Wind and Lady Eli.
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The biggest concerns of his biggest rivals are obstacles he has already cleared. Yet in his preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), Collected might as well be engulfed in shadow.