After flying through a half-mile in :44.80, Goldencents dug deep to hold off a determined Tapiture by 1 1/4 lengths to win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Oct. 31, at Santa Anita Park, successfully defending his win in the race last year.
Late-running Jeranimo returned to his best form with a perfect setup in the $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes July 20, soaring through the stretch under a confident Rafael Bejarano to win going away on the turf at Del Mar.
This year's $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies doesn't figure to be one of the more intriguing betting races during the 2012 World Championships at Santa Anita Park, but it will feature one of the best East vs. West confrontations.
Owners Michael Kisber and Bradley Thoroughbreds hope for a quick return on investment when their 2-year-old filly Watsdachances starts as one of the favorites in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf on Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park.
An impressive winner in each of her first three starts, Executiveprivilege will look to add another prize when she squares off against eight challengers in Saturday's Grade 1, $300,000 Del Mar Debutante.
Eden's Moon scooted through between horses to take command of Sunday's Grade 2, $150,000 San Clemente at Del Mar and led all the way home in the one-mile grass affair to score by 1 1/4 lengths under jockey Rafael Bejarano.