Mendelssohn Wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar
The $1 million G1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf was contested Friday, November 3 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California. Some of the best two-year olds in the world took to Del Mar's dirt track and raced one mile. Tepid 9-2 favorite Mendelssohn made quite a statement and prevailed in the full field of 14, prevailing by a length. 12-1 shot Untamed Domain finished second with Voting Control, who was sent off at 9-1 getting in for third. Catholic Boy was fourth with Beckford, 5-1 second choice Masar, My Boy Jack, Flameaway, Sands of Mali, James Garfield, Rajasinghe, Snapper Sinclair, Encumbered and Hemp Hemp Hurray completing the order of finish. Pubilius Syrus and Tap Daddy scratched.