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In what is shaping up to be one of the greatest races in the history of the Breeders’ Cup, reigning Eclipse champions Songbird, Stellar Wind, and Beholder will face off in a thrilling renewal of the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (gr. I) on November 4th at Santa Anita.
Six other fillies and mares have been pre-entered in the nine-furlong race, including the grade I winners Carina Mia, Corona Del Inca, Curalina, Forever Unbridled, I’m a Chatterbox. In fact, the only entrant that hasn’t won a grade I race is Land Over Sea, who has finished second in two such races, including the prestigious Kentucky Oaks.
The complete list of pre-entries is as follows:
Beholder (Richard Mandella)
Carina Mia (Bill Mott)
Corona Del Inca (Guillermo Frenkel Santillan)
Curalina (Todd Pletcher)
Forever Unbridled (Dallas Stewart)
I’m a Chatterbox (Larry Jones)
Land Over Sea (Doug O’Neill)
Songbird (Jerry Hollendorfer)
Stellar Wind (John Sadler)
Carina Mia has first preference in the Filly & Mare Sprint
Curalina has first preference in the Filly & Mare Sprint
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