A full field of fourteen two-year-olds will contest the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. I) on October 30th at Keeneland, including the highly-regarded European shippers Hit It a Bomb and Cymric.
Aidan O’Brien, who won the Juvenile Turf in 2011 and 2012, trains Hit It a Bomb, who 2-for-2 in Ireland after winning the Star Appeal Stakes at Kempton in decisive fashion. Cymric, who is trained by John Gosden, has won two of his five starts, and most recently finished second by a neck in the prestigious Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (Fr-I) at Longchamp.
The North American-based hopefuls are led by Conquest Daddyo, winner of the Summer Stakes (gr. II), and Airoforce, unbeaten winner of the Bourbon Stakes (gr. III).
The complete field for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf is as follows:
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. I)
1 Dressed in Hermes
3 Manhattan Dan
5 Highland Sky
7 Ray’s the Bar
9 Sky Marshal
10 Conquest Daddyo
11 Hollywood Don
12 Camelot Kitten
14 Hit It a Bomb
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