2016 Breeders’ Cup Mile Pre-Entries

2016 Breeders’ Cup Mile Pre-Entries

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An impressive total of 23 horses have been pre-entered in the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. I), including defending winner Tepin and the star European miler Alice Springs.

Nine horses have been placed on the also-eligible list, including four-time Breeders’ Cup Mile competitor Obviously, who finished third in the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Mile. The complete list of pre-entries is as follows:

Alice Springs (Aidan O’Brien)
Dutch Connection (Charles Hills)
Ironicus (Shug McGaughey)
Kitcat (Juan Silva)
Limato (Henry Candy)
Midnight Storm (Phil D’Amato)
Miss Temple City (Graham Motion)
Mondialiste (David O’Meara)
Photo Call (Todd Pletcher)
Ring Weekend (Graham Motion)
Spectre (Markus Munch)
Tepin (Mark Casse)
Tourist (Bill Mott)
What a View (Kenneth Black)

Also Eligibles, Listed in Order of Preference:

Cougar Mountain (Aidan O’Brien)
Home of the Brave (Hugo Palmer)
Vyjack (Phil D’Amato)
Karar (Francis-Henri Graffard)
Om (Dan Hendricks)
Obviously (Phil D’Amato)
Suedois (David O’Meara)
Latharnach (Charlie Appleby)
Hit It a Bomb (Aidan O’Brien)

Alice Springs has second preference in the Filly & Mare Turf
Home of the Brave has second preference in the Turf Sprint
Karar has second preference in the Turf Sprint
Kitcat has second preference in the Dirt Mile
Midnight Storm has second preference in the Dirt Mile
Mondialiste has second preference in the Turf
Obviously has second preference in the Turf Sprint
Om has second preference in the Turf Sprint
Photo Call has second preference in the Filly & Mare Turf
Spectre has second preference in the Filly & Mare Turf
Suedois has first preference in the Turf Sprint
Vyjack has second preference in the Dirt Mile

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J. Keeler Johnson is a writer, blogger, videographer, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin’s quest to become North America’s richest racehorse. A great fan of racing history, he considers Dr. Fager to be the greatest racehorse ever produced in America, but counts Zenyatta as his all-time favorite. He lives in Wisconsin and also writes for the Bloodhorse.com blog Unlocking Winners.

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