2017 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Results & Race Replay - Battle of Midway

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Battle of Midway Wins Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Del Mar

The $1 million G1 Las Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile was contested Friday, November 3 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California - a one-mile dirt test for horses three years old and upward. WinStar Farm and Don Alberto Stable's 14-1 outsider Battle of Midway made a strong move in the deep stretch and outfinished the field by a half length for his first G1 score. 5-2 second betting choice Sharp Azteca had to settle for a close second in the field of 10 with Awesome Slew, who was also sent off at 14-1 getting in for third. Practical Joke was fourth while Iron Fist, Giant Expectations, Gato Del Oro, 2-1 favorite Mor Spirit, 7-2 third choice Accelerate and Cupid completed the order of finish.

2017 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Race Results & Payoffs

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
9 Battle of Midway Flavien Prat 30.40 11.40 6.60
3 Sharp Azteca Paco Lopez 4.80 4.00
5 Awesome Slew John R. Velazquez 7.00


  • $2 Exacta (9-3) Paid: $164.20
  • $1 Trifecta (9-3-5) Paid: $740.60
  • $1 Superfecta (9-3-5-10) Paid: $2,858.20
  • $2 Daily Double (11/9) Paid: $147.40
  • $1 Pick 3 (3/11/9) Paid: $257.90

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