Margot Did, one of two fillies in a field of 17, pulled a 20-1 upset in Friday's Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes at York, England, giving jockey Hayley Turner a career-best second win at the highest level this summer.
The 3-year-old filly Immortal Verse, the winner of the Group 1 Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot in June, upset the heavily favored Goldikova in Monday's Group 1 Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville, France.
Game On Dude, the upset winner of the controversial Santa Anita Handicap on March 5, will miss a scheduled start in the $10 million Dubai World Cup on March 26 because of a foot abcess, his trainer, Bob Baffert, said Tuesday morning.
Dakota Phone showed what he can do on his best day with a 37-1 upset in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6. The problem is Dakota Phone does not string those performances together very often.
Mad Flatter won the first graded race of his career and in the process earned an automatic berth in the Saturday, Fantastic Pick won for the third time in his last four starts in the $150,000 Oak Tree Derby.
Jaycito, winless in his first two starts, including a second-place finish in the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity last month, ran down favored J P's Gusto to win Saturday's $250,000 Norfolk Stakes at the Oak Tree at Hollywood Park meeting.
All the precautions that went into getting Sweet August Moon to the gate in a relatively calm state for Saturday's $150,000 A Gleam Handicap at Hollywood Park resulted in the filly's most prestigious win.