Karakontie Wins Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita Park
Las Vegas, NV - The $2 million Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Mile took place on Santa Anita turf on Saturday, November 1 - a race that was sadly lacking the presence to the great Wise Dan. Japanese bred 30-1 shot Karakonite utilized a tremendous stretch run and surprised the field and won by one length. Irish bred Anodin finished second at 11-1 odds with British-bred Trade Storm, winner of the Woodbine Mile in September, third by another length at 20-1. Summer Front finished fourth followed by 4-1 second choice Obviously, Mustajeeb, Tom's Tribute, Irish bred 2-1 favorite Toronado in eighth, Seek Again, Kaigun, Grand Arch, Veda, Tourist and Sayaad.
Breeders' Cup Mile Race Results & Payouts
Times in 5ths: :214 :45 1:084 1:203 1:324
Times in 100ths: :21.95 :45.16 1:08.82 1:20.77 1:32.88
Winning Trainer: Pease Jonathan | Owner: Flaxman Holdings, Ltd.
Scratched: Mr. Commons
|Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.|
|Also ran: Summer Front, Obviously (IRE), Mustajeeb (GB), Tom's Tribute, Toronado (IRE), Seek Again, Kaigun, Grand Arch, Veda (FR), Tourist and Sayaad|
|$1 Exacta (14-9) Paid: $331.70, $1 Trifecta (14-9-8) Paid: $5,010.70, $1 Superfecta (14-9-8-10) Paid: $93,616.80, $2 Daily Double (13-14) Paid: $1,676.40 Daily Double Pool $260,973.00 , $1 Pick 3 (12-13-14) 3 Correct Paid: $5,641.90 Pick 3 Pool $440,209.00|