2016 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Pre-Entries

2016 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Pre-Entries

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A staggering 28 horses have been pre-entered in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (gr. I), enough for 14 in the main body of the field and another 14 on the also-eligible list.

Leading the main group of runners is Mongolian Saturday, who won the Turf Sprint in 2015 at Keeneland. Undrafted, who placed in the 2014 edition of the Turf Sprint, is also in the field, along with European shippers Home of the BraveKarar, and Washington DC. The complete list of pre-entries is as follows:

A Lot (Chad Brown)
Ambitious Brew (Martin Jones)
Calgary Cat (Kevin Attard)
Catch a Glimpse (Mark Casse)
Celestine (Bill Mott)
Home of the Brave (Hugo Palmer)
Karar (Francis-Henri Graffard)
Mongolian Saturday (Enebish Ganbat)
Obviously (Phil D’Amato)
Om (Dan Handricks)
Pure Sensation (Christophe Clement)
Suedois (David O’Meara)
Undrafted (Wesley Ward)
Washington DC (Aidan O’Brian)

Also-Eligibles, Listed in Order of Preference

Holy Lute (James Cassidy)
Lady Shipman (Kiaran McLaughlin)
Green Mask (Brad Cox)
Guns Loaded (Doug O’Neill)
Mehronissa (Ed Vaughan)
Successful Native (Audrey Maragh)
Full Mast (Bill Mott)
Acapulco (Wesley Ward)
Prize Exhibit (James Cassidy)
Hunt (Phil D’Amato)
Toowindytohaulrox (Phil D’Amato)
Ready for Rye (Thomas Albertrani)
Rumble Doll (Robert Falcone, Jr.)
Stormy Liberal (Peter Miller)

Catch a Glimpse has first preference in the Filly & Mare Turf
Home of the Brave has first preference in the Mile
Karar has first preference in the Mile
Obviously has first preference in the Mile
Om has first preference in the Mile
Suedois has second preference in the 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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