Las Vegas, NV - The Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf is on tap for this Friday, November 2 from Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The best two year old female turf horses around will go one mile on Santa Anita's turf track in search of their portion of the lucrative $1 million purse.
A gigantic field of 14 females has been confirmed for race 3 on Santa Anita's Friday card. Post time is 2:28 PM. Here is a look at all 14 contenders for the Juvenile Fillies Turf and what brought them to the most important race on the calendar.
2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf Race Favorites
Sky Lantern - Irish bred filly makes her North American debut Friday after three wins and two seconds in five career starts overseas. She has been impressive and is the morning line favorite this Friday.
Watsdachances - Irish bred filly started her career in Europe but it wasn't until she hit North American soil that she emerged a contender. Watsdachances has won her two starts in America - the P.G. Johnson Stakes in her debut and the Grade 3 Miss Grillo Stakes last time out at Belmont Park October 8.
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf 2012 | Remaining Field Entries
Spring Venture - has won all three of her career starts for trainer Mark Casse. Last time out was a nice win in the Grade 3 Mazarine Stakes at Woodbine October 6 to follow a win in the Grade 2 Natalma Stakes September 15 and a maiden score August 18.
Flotilla - finished fourth last time out in a Group 1 Stakes at Longchamps in France to follow a fifth and a win in her second career start.
Waterway Run - has four career starts - all overseas. Those starts resulted in three impressive wins and a fourth place finish.
Flashy Ways - has won both of her career starts for trainer Richard Baltas including the Surfer Girl Stakes here last time out here on October 8.
Tara from the Cape - won her first two career starts for trainer Todd Pletcher and finished third in the P. G. Johnson Stakes behind Whatsdachances in her third career start. Last time out was an OK fourth in the Grade 1 Darley Alcibiades Stakes at Keeneland October 5.
Sustained - Dale Romans trained filly finished a close third last time out in the Grade 3 Miss Grillo to follow a Maiden Special Weight score and a third in a similar race in her career debut.
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf betting at Santa Anita with OffTrackBetting.com
Kitten's Point - has two career start for H. Graham Motion and one win - a Maiden Special Weight at Presque Isle Downs September 22. She followed that with a decent second last time out in the Grade 2 Jessamine Stakes at Keeneland October 12.
Moonwalk - Dale Romans trained filly has won two of four career starts including the Grade 3 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes last time out October 11. She has finished no worse than third in her career thus far and could be near the top of the list come Friday.
The Gold Cheongsam - Irish bred filly has seven career starts with three wins - all coming in a two month span this summer. Last time out was a decent third in the Tattersalls Millions 2-Year-Old Fillies in her home land.
Oscar Party - won the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies Stakes two back in impressive fashion after a third three back and a seventh in her debut at Saratoga July 20. Last time out was an OK fourth in the Jessamine - a win in two races ago has Oscar Party in the Big Party Friday.
Nancy O - has four career starts with no wins, a second and a third place finish. The last two starts have resulted in a third at the Grade 2 Natalma and a fourth in the Grade 1 Frizette Stakes at Belmont Park October 6.
Summer of Fun - most recently finished an OK third in the Grade 3 Jessamine Stakes to follow a disappointing and distant tenth in the Grade 3 Natalma Stakes at Woodbine and a Maiden Special Weight score at Saratoga August 25.