Friday, November 02 2012

$2 Million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf

Thursday, November 1, 2012

In Lingerie – The 3yo daughter of Empire Maker has been an outstanding performer on dirt and artificial surfaces, but she’ll face a new challenge in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf.

“You usually don’t go to the Breeders’ Cup trying a new surface for the first time, but she’s a filly that’s undefeated on the synthetic (3-for-3),” said trainer Todd Pletcher, who oversaw a maintenance gallop Thursday morning at Santa Anita. “So we thought it made some sense to at least try (turf), especially since she worked very well over the surface twice.”

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