Canadian ties in the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Championships

October 31, 2019

TORONTO, October 31, 2019 – Canadian horse racing fans will have some horses with local ties to root for over Breeders’ Cup weekend.

The 36th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be contested on November 1-2, at Santa Anita.

Here is a look at some of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup contenders with Canadian ties:

Friday, Nov. 1

$1 MILLION JUVENILE TURF SPRINT – 5 furlongs

AE: Fore Left – Owner: Reddam Racing LLC

$1 MILLION JUVENILE TURF – 1 mile

Peace Achieved – Trainer: Mark Casse (Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Trainer)

Decorated Invader – Winner of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series’ Grade 1 Summer Stakes on September 15 at Woodbine

Proven Strategies – Trainer: Mark Casse (Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Trainer)

AE: Deviant – Bred in Ontario by Robert G. Harvey

$2 MILLION JUVENILE FILLIES – 1-1/16 miles

Two Sixty – Trainer: Mark Casse (Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Trainer)

Perfect Alibi – Trainer: Mark Casse (Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Trainer)

$1 MILLION JUVENILE FILLIES TURF – 1 mile

Abscond – Winner of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series’ Grade 1 Natalma Stakes on September 15 at Woodbine

Fair Maiden – Winner of the Catch a Glimpse Stakes on August 17 at Woodbine

$2 MILLION JUVENILE – 1-1/16 miles

Eight Rings – Co-Owner: John Fielding

Saturday, Nov. 2

$1 MILLION TURF SPRINT – 5 furlongs

Eddie Haskell – Breeder: Reddam Racing LLC (Bred in California)

$2 MILLION TURF MILE – 1 mile

Got Stormy – Trainer: Mark Casse (Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Trainer) / Winner of Grade 3 Ontario Colleen Stakes in 2018 at Woodbine

El Tormenta – Owner/Breeder: Sam-Son Farm / Trainer: Gail Cox / Jockey: Eurico Rosa Da Silva / Winner of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series’ Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile on September 14 at Woodbine and the Grade 2 Connaught Cup on June 1

Without Parole – Owners: John Gunther and Tanya Gunther / Breeder: John Gunther (Bred in Great Britain)

AE: Caribou Club – Winner of the Grade 2 Connaught Cup in 2018 at Woodbine

$4 MILLION TURF – 1-1/2 miles

Old Persian – Winner of the Grade 1 Northern Dancer Stakes on September 14 at Woodbine

Arklow – Co-Owner (Donegal Racing): Nick Nurse (Coach of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors)

Channel Maker – Bred in Ontario by Ivan Dalos’ Tall Oaks Farm / 2017 Sovereign Award winner and Breeders’ Stakes champion at Woodbine

$6 MILLION CLASSIC – 1-1/4 miles

Seeking the Soul – Owner/Breeder: Charles Fipke (Bred in Kentucky)

War of Will – Trainer: Mark Casse (Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Trainer)

Vino Rosso – Breeder: John Gunther (Bred in Kentucky)

For complete Breeders’ Cup fields and information, visit www.breederscup.com.

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