Talismanic Wins Breeders' Cup Turf at Del Mar
The $4 million G1 Longines Breeders' Cup Turf was run Saturday, November 4 at Del Mar racetrack in Del at, California. Some of the best Older turfers in the world took to Del Mar's turf track and raced 1 1/2 miles. Godolphin's son of Medaglia d'Oro, 14-1 shot Talismanic produced one of the many upsets on the day, besting the field by a clear half-length. 3-1 second choice Beach Patrol finished second with 7-5 favorite Highland Reel getting in for an OK third. Sadler's Joy was fourth in the field of 13 with Seventh Heaven, Bullards Alley, Itsinthepost, Cliffs of Moher, Oscar Performance, Decorated Knight, Fanciful Angel, Bigger Picture and Hunt completing the order of finish. Unfortunately, Ulysses scratched.