Wednesday 31 October 2012

Breeders' Cup Special - British 2YO Runners (2nd November)

20:06 Santa Anita -  Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint (Dirt) 6f
Winner $319,401 2nd $98,899 3rd $49,450 4th $24,650

Ceiling Kitty, trained by Tom Dascombe. Highlight: Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2) winner at Royal Ascot. This daughter of Red Clubs was a supreme buy at 16,000gns as a yearling. With three wins from seven races connections will be hoping she can add to prize money of just under £70,000. With a field of just seven runners she could well make the frame.

Tissue price: 15/2 

21:28 Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint (Turf) 1m
Winner $638,800 2nd $197,800 3rd $98,899 4th $49,299

Sky Lantern trained by Richard Hannon has proven herself to be a sparkling talent. A 75,000euro yearling purchase, this daughter of Red Clubs has never been out of the first two, with narrow defeats. Her recent victory at the Curragh Phoenix Stakes (Group 1) has added to the coffers. With prize money of nearly £170,000. Favourite to win this huge pot.

Tissue price: 11/4 

Waterway Run is an American bred daughter of Arch and a leading light for Ralph Beckett. This breeze-up purchase cost 55,000euros and started her career with a narrow victory at Salisbury. She has won three of her four races, the highlight being the Sakhee Oh So Sharp Stakes (Group 3) at Newmarket. Franie Dettori takes the ride.

Tissue price: 8/1  

The Gold Cheongsam is another talented filly by Red Clubs. Trained by Jeremy Noseda, this January foal cost 70,000gns at the yearling sales but has been a in the money with nearly £270,000 in prize money mostly due to the Weatherby's Insurance 2-y-0 Stakes. She went close in another big sales race at Newmarket although seemingly under performed when trailing hope in the Cheveley Park Stakes (Group 1). Blinkers are applied for the first time and William Buick takes the ride.

Tissue price: 10/1