2016 Breeders’ Cup Turf Pre-Entries

2016 Breeders’ Cup Turf Pre-Entries

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Two years after finishing a close second in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Turf (gr. I), Flintshire will return to Santa Anita for a second chance at the $3,000,000 race.

The star runner, who has traveled the globe winning and placing in some of the world’s greatest races, has been joined in the pre-entries by the multiple Group 1 winner and Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) runner-up Highland Reel. Arc winner and defending Breeders’ Cup Turf champion Found has been pre-entered as well, although she has been cross-entered in the Breeders’ Cup Classic and has first preference in that race.

The complete list of pre-entries is as follows:

Ashleyluvssugar (Peter Eurton)
Da Big Hoss (Mike Maker)
Ectot (Todd Pletcher)
Erupt (Francis-Henri Graffard)
Flintshire (Chad Brown)
Found (Aidan O’Brien)
Highland Reel (Aidan O’Brien)
Metaboss (Phil D’Amato)
Mondialiste (David O’Meara)
Money Multiplier (Chad Brown)
Pretty Perfect (Aidan O’Brien)
Seventh Heaven (Aidan O’Brien)
Ulysses (Sir Michael Stoute)

Also-Eligibles, Listed in Order of Preference

Texas Ryano (Carla Gaines)
Ralis (Doug O’Neill)
Win the Space (George Papaprodromou)

Found has first preference in the Classic
Highland Reel has second preference in the Classic
Mondialiste has first preference in the Mile
Pretty Perfect has first preference in the Filly & Mare Turf
Seventh Heaven has first preference in the Filly & Mare Turf
Win the Space has first preference in the Classic

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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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