Thursday, November 01 2012
$500,000 Breeders’ Cup Marathon (Grade II)
Atigun – Shortleaf Stable’s Atigun, the 9-2 morning line favorite for Friday’s $500,000 Breeders’ Cup Marathon, galloped a little more than 1 1/2m Wednesday morning under exercise rider Danny Ramsey.
Atigun will be ridden in the Marathon by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, who is tied with Jerry Bailey as the all-time winningest rider in Breeders’ Cup history with 15. Atigun will be Smith’s first opportunity to reach victory No. 16.
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