Gun Runner Wins Breeders' Cup Classic at Del Mar
The biggest race on a terrific weekend of races at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California, the $6 million G1 Breeders' Cup Classic was run on Saturday, November 4. Some of the best three-year olds in the land took to Del Mar's dirt track and raced 1 1/4 miles. Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's 4-year-old slight 2-1 second betting choice Gun Runner cemented his hold as the best racehorse on the planet - dominating the field and emerging by an impressive 2 1/4 lengths. Collected, who was sent off at 5-1 finished a respectable second in the field of 11 with 4-1 third choice West Coast claiming third, another 1 1/4 lengths back. War Story was fourth while 2-1 favorite Arrogate came fifth in his final career start, Gunnevera, Churchill, Mubtaahij, War Decree, Pavel and Win the Space completed the order of finish.