31st BREEDERS’ CUP

31st BREEDERS’ CUP


Santa Anita Park Saturday, November 1, 2014


Handicapper Charlie Cooper


Best Bet: Race 6 Judy the Beauty Best Long Shot: Race 1 Cool Comfort


No. Horse Jockey Comments Odds


Race 1: 6½ Furlongs Turf; JUVENILE TURF SPRINT STAKES; Purse $100,000; 2 YO


1 Cool Comfort Leparoux The one to catch 8-1


3 Ocho Ocho Ocho Talamo Bred for turf 8-1


5 Crown the Kitten Dettori Broke maiden this distance 9-2


12 Faithful Creek Fallon Adds blinkers and Lasix for US debut 9-2


7 Gambler’s Roll Perez Both runners up to this one won next out20-1


11 Stormy Liberal Antongeorgi Broke maiden over course and distance 8-1


4 Lamontagne Geroux Has never missed a check, game vs boys6-1


2 Metaboss Quinonez Could be rolling late 20-1


10 Guilty Espinoza Off the board once on turf overseas 6-1


8 War Alert Spencer Winning rider back aboard plus Lasix 9-2


9 Tizcano Baze Needed last, adds blinkers 8-1


13 Stormy Adieu Geroux Never off the board 20-1


6 Not Enough Eddie Gutierrez Bred to love turf 20-1


14 Peacenluvpeacenluv Dettori May appreciate outside post 20-1


Race 2: 7 Furlongs; GOLDEN STATE JUVENILE STAKES; Purse $200,000; 2 YO


1 Acceptance Trujillo Wire to wire 2-1


2 Wake Up Nick Gutierrez Completes the exacta 5-2


6 Mischief Clem Desormeaux Undefeated thus far 3-1


4 Smack Talk Talamo Good off the shelf trainer 6-1


7 Pulmarack Smith Loved the stretch out in last 8-1


5 Comanche Ruler Van Dyke Game in first dirt start 12-1


8 Truely Quick Maldonado Speedster adds good speed rider 8-1


3 Peradventure Solis Speedster will keep them honest 15-1


Race 3: 6½ Furlongs Turf; SENATOR KEN MADDY STAKES; Purse $100,000; 3 YO and Up


11 Fanticola Talamo Adds blinkers for upset try 15-1


14 Dutchessa Blanc Needed last, flies late 20-1


9 Llandudno Nakatani Loves track and distance 12-1


13 Ageless Leparoux Will love pace scenario today 5-1


6 Richies Party Girl Espinoza Undefeated at this distance 4-1


1 Judy In Disguise Garcia Missed a check once 10-1


4 Velvet Mesquite Smith Has won 5 of 6 at track and distance 6-1


5 Gender Agenda Castellano Full of run late last out 8-1


2 Biorhythm Van Dyke Speedster will keep them honest 12-1


3 Stars Above Me Ortiz Winning rider back aboard 8-1


12 Amaranth Carr Bred to love turf 15-1


10 On the Backstreets Lopez 3 of 4 career wins down the hill 6-1


7 Warm Breeze Bejarano First time on turf 15-1


8 To My Valentine Dettori Will force the issue 12-1


Race 4: BREEDERS’ CUP JUVENILE FILLIES; 1 1/16 Mi; Purse $2,000,000; 2 YO


12 By the Moon Ortiz The one to beat 6-1


10 Wonder Gal Smith Closing well vs top choice last out 12-1


11 Top Decile Napravnik Could fly by them all 10-1


8 Puca Rosario Adds Lasix for top trainer 6-1


2 Angela Renee Velazquez Sharp in stakes over course 3-1


4 Conquest Eclipse Nakatani Could be a big factor late 4-1


3 Danette Desormeaux Full of run late last out 20-1


5 Cristina’s Journey Mena Undefeated thus far 6-1


1 Feathered Castellano Bred to love distance 8-1


7 Majestic Presence Trujillo Trainer capable of upset 20-1


9 Hennythelovepenny Perez Speedster adds bullet 20-1


6 Take Charge Brandi Espinoza Speed and fade 30-1


Race 5: BREEDERS’ CUP FILLY & MARE TURF; 1¼ Mi; Purse $2,000,000; 3 YO and Up


3 Dank Moore The one to beat again 5-2


10 Stephanie’s Kitten Velazquez Could smoke them all late 3-1


2 Just the Judge Spencer Sharp both US starts 5-1


4 Dayatthespa Castellano The one to catch 8-1


5 Secret Gesture Smullen Has faced top Euros horses 6-1


7 Emollient Napravnik Beaten a length this race last year 12-1


1 Abaco Ortiz Hasn’t missed a check in 2014 15-1


6 Fiesolana Lee Better at shorter distances 8-1


9 Parranda Trujillo Always gives big effort 20-1


8 Irish Mission Rosario Stalker hails from top barn 20-1


11 Rusty Slipper Gryder Game in last at distance 20-1


Race 6: BREEDERS’ CUP FILLY & MARE SPRINT; 7 Furlongs; Purse $1,000,000; 3 YO & Up


7 Judy the Beauty Smith No excuses today 5-2


1 Sweet Reason Ortiz Completes the exacta 9-2


2 Little Alexis Rosario Will be rolling late 15-1


6 Leigh Court Boulanger Sharp in both preps 4-1


5 Artemis Agrotera Ortiz Goes for fourth win in a row 3-1


8 Better Lucky Castellano Competitive on any surface 15-1


9 Living The Life Bejarano First time on dirt 12-1


4 Thank You Marylou Velazquez 2 of 3 career wins this distance 20-1


3 Stonetastic Lopez Has never missed a check 8-1


10 Southern Honey Leparoux Would be a big surprise 20-1


Race 7: BREEDERS’ CUP TURF SPRINT; 6½ Furlongs; Purse $1,000,000; 3 YO and Up


1 Reneesgotzip Maldonado Will try to wire them 5-1


14 No Nay Never Dettori Will keep top choice honest 9-2


11 Undrafted Velazquez Could roll past stablemate late 8-1


5 Ambitious Brew Smith No worse than second in 8 races 12-1


10 Home Run Kitten Talamo Loves distance, flies late 12-1


2 Silentio Espinoza Always give big effort 8-1


13 Caspar Netscher Smullen Finished in good time at Woodbine 10-1


4 Tightend Touchdown Castellano Game second this race last year 8-1


12 Dimension Moore Attracts top European rider 12-1


6 Bobby’s Kitten Rosario Speedster tries sprinting 10-1


8 Something Extra Da Silva Stalker always gives good effort 20-1


3 Sweet Swap Nakatani Loves track and distance 12-1


7 Marchman Desormeaux Not impressed with morning works 12-1


15 Ageless Leparoux Entered for two races 20-1


16 Za Approval Bejarano Hoping to draw in 20-1


Race 8: BREEDERS’ CUP JUVENILE; 1 1/16 Mi; Purse $2,000,000; 2 YO


12 Daredevil Castellano Sharp both Belmont starts 7-2


9 Carpe Diem Velazquez Trying to beat stablemate 4-1


10 Mr. Z Smith Could fly by them all late 20-1


1 Calculator Trujillo Maiden trying for big upset 15-1


13 Upstart Ortiz On the improve 8-1


7 Texas Red Desormeaux Will move late for Louisiana boys 20-1


11 One Lucky Dane Bejarano Baffert won this race with maiden winner 10-1


8 Souper Colossal Lopez Undefeated and improving 12-1


2 Private Prospect Campbell Beaten a head in four races 30-1


4 The Great War Moore First time Lasix and dirt 12-1


6 Lucky Player Santana Game in stakes at this distance 30-1


3 Blue Dancer Walcott Undefeated at minor tracks 30-1


Race 9: BREEDERS’ CUP TURF; 1 1/2 Mi; Purse $3,000,000; 3 YO & Up


1 Telescope Moore Has faced the best overseas 4-1


4 Brown Panther Kingscote Has trained sharply 8-1


7 Flintshire Guyon Euros trying to sweep 7-2


9 Hardest Core Vaz Goes for fifth win in a row 10-1


12 Main Sequence Velazquez Undefeated since coming to US 6-1


3 Imagining Rosario Game both New York preps 12-1


2 Twilight Eclipse Castellano Ran career best last out 12-1


11 Chicquita Dettori Game vs top overseas horses 8-1


13 Big John B Smith Former claimer has won 11 races 20-1


10 Starspangled Heat Nakatani Does his best racing at Santa Anita 30-1


5 Hangover Kid Lezcano Winning rider back aboard 30-1


6 Finnegans Wake Talamo Would be a big upset 30-1


Race 10: XPRESSBET BREEDERS’ CUP SPRINT; 6 Furlongs; Purse $1,500,000; 3 YO and Up


6 Rich Tapestry Doleuze Top Euro sprinter likes track 5-1


8 Palace Velasquez Never off the board this distance 6-1


4 Secret Circle Garcia Last year’s winner training well 9-2


14 Bourbon Courage Santana Could smoke them all late 30-1


2 Indianapolis Smith Undefeated and training well 12-1


9 Salutos Amigos Castellano Big closer returns in a week 6-1


11 Bakken Stevens Off the board once 10-1


1 Seeking the Sherif Maldonado Speed from the inside 20-1


5 Private Zone Pedroza Speed and fade last year 6-1


10 Big Macher Baze No worse than 2nd in five starts at SA 12-1


7 Mico Margarita Napravnik Goes for third win in a row 15-1


12 Fast Anna Velazquez On the improve, adds blinkers 12-1


13 Work All Week Geroux Has won 10 of last 12 starts 10-1


3 Wind Fire Spencer First time Lasix and dirt 30-1


15 Bahamian Squall Bejarano Back to best distance 20-1


16 Indexical Gutierrez Winless on dirt 30-1


Race 11: BREEDERS’ CUP MILE; 1 Mi Turf; Purse $2,000,000; 3 YO and Up


5 Toronado Hughes Has beat the best Euros over 3 years 5-2


8 Trade Storm Spencer Does his best at one mile 12-1


6 Tom’s Tribute Smith Half of career wins at track and distance 15-1


4 Mustajeeb Smullen Sharp three year old adds Lasix 6-1


12 Seek Again Rosario Throw out last 6-1


2 Obviously Talamo Impressive at Track and distance 8-1


7 Kaigun Husbands Could be a factor late 20-1


9 Anodin Peslier Last 10 starts in graded races 6-1


14 Karakontie Pasquier 3 year old wins at 50% clip 10-1


3 Veda Soumillon Filly trying to beat the boys 12-1


10 Summer Front Castellano Never off the board at distance 30-1


13 Tourist Napravnik Undefeated at distance 12-1


11 Sayaad Leparoux Always gives good effort 30-1


1 Grand Arch Velazquez Off the board once this distance 20-1


Race 12: BREEDERS’ CUP CLASSIC; 1¼ Mi; Purse $5,000,000; 3 YO and Up


13 California Chrome Espinoza Loves track and distance, training sharply 4-1


6 Shared Belief Smith Undefeated with money rider aboard 9-5


11 Tonalist Rosario In top form 5-1


5 V. E. Day Talamo Throw out last 20-1


8 Zivo Lezcano Will be hoping for fast pace 15-1


14 Majestic Harbor Baze Could be sleeper of the day 20-1


12 Candy Boy Nakatani Never off the board at Santa Anita 20-1


9 Toast of New York Spencer Game while having trouble last out 12-1


2 Cigar Street Velazquez Trained by the best 12-1


1 Prayer for Relief Ortiz Comes in fresh 30-1


7 Bayern Garcia Speedster will force the issue 6-1


10 Footbridge Bejarano Off the board once at Santa Anita 30-1


4 Moreno Castellano Will push Bayern 20-1


3 Imperative Dettori Hard to recommend 30-1


Contact Charlie Cooper at: wire2wire@hotmail.com


Mr. Cooper handicaps Oaklawn Park, the Triple Crown Series and Breeder’s Cup for the Stevens Group in Arkansas.