The Darley Alcibiades, run at 1 1/16 miles on dirt, may be the to begin six Grade 1 races throughout the Fall Meet and something of eight “Win and You’re In” challenge races for that Breeders’ Cup World Titles to become run November. 4-5 at Santa Anita. Friday’s champion will get a charges-compensated entry in to the $two million 14 Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) on November. 5.
Three Alcibiades winners go onto win the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies: Eliza (1992), Countess Diana (1997) and Silverbulletday (1998).
Kenny McPeek, a 3-time Alcibiades champion, trains Daddys Lil Darling, that has won a couple of three career begins with the Pocahontas victory earning her a Breeders’ Cup berth. Corey Lanerie, who had been aboard within the Pocahontas, has got the riding assignment Friday and can break from publish position 14.
One of the leading rivals to Daddys Lil Darling is Empyrean Stables and 2 Princesses’ undefeated Diadura.
Trained by Mike Stidham, Diadura has won her two starts because the favorite over Arlington Park’s all-weather surface. Her newest victory would be a 5½-length score within the Arlington-Washington Lassie at seven furlongs.
Carlos Marquez Junior., that has ridden Diadura both in of her starts, is going to be aboard Friday and break from publish position 11.
The area for that Darley Alcibiades, in the rail with riders, is really as follows: Fun (John Hernandez Junior.), Sully’s Dream (Channing Hill), Queen Bernardina (Joe Bravo), Dancing Rags (Angel Cruz), Lady Hansen (Luis Saez), Caroline Test (Jose Ortiz), Cynical Gem (Jesus Castanon), Dream Dancing (Florent Geroux), Cost excessive (Julio Garcia), Benner Island (Robby Albarado), Diadura (Marquez Junior.), I’mluckysgirl (Miguel Mena), For Recognition (Ricardo Santana Junior.) and Daddys Lil Darling (Lanerie).
All starters will carry 118 pounds.
PROBABLE FIELDS FOR FALL STARS STAKES
$1,000,000 SHADWELL TURF MILE (G1) (Records taken Wednesday, race Saturday) – Grand Arch (John Lynch), Heart to Heart (John Lynch), Hootenanny (Wesley Ward), Ironicus (Shug McGaughey), Kasaqui (ARG) (Ignacio Correas IV), Mondialiste (IRE) (David O’Meara), Pleuven (FR) (Phil Sim cards), Ring Weekend (Graham Motion), Tourist (Bill Mott), Tower of Texas (Roger Attfield), Triple Threat (FR) (Bill Mott), Exactly what a View (Kenny Black).
$500,000 CLAIBORNE BREEDERS’ FUTURITY (G1) (Records taken Wednesday, race Saturday) – Bitumen (Eddie Kennelly), Blame Will (D. Wayne Lukas), Classic Empire (Mark Casse), Gunnevera (Antonio Sano), Recognition Thy Father (Kenny McPeek), Lookin At Lee (Steve Asmussen), Perro Rojo (Nick Zito), Singing Bullet (Dale Romans), Tiz Trevor (Jason Prepare), Wild Shot (Rusty Arnold).
$400,000 FIRST LADY (G1) (Records taken Wednesday, race Saturday) – Cash Control (Kaira Cox), Celestine (Bill Mott), Miss Temple City (Graham Motion), Nancy From Nairobi (GB) (John Sadler), Nemoralia (Jeremy Noseda), Now Or Never (IRE) (Michael O’Callaghan), Onus (Shug McGaughey), Secret Someone (Mike Stidham), She’s Not Here (Vicki Oliver), Tepin (Mark Casse).
$200,000 THOROUGHBRED CLUB Of The Usa (G2) (Records taken Wednesday, race Saturday) – Bendable (Richard Mandela), Birdatthewire (Dale Romans), Fioretti (Anthony Hamilton Junior.), Lucy N Ethel (Tom Amoss), Sarah Sis (Ingrid Mason), Spelling Again (Kaira Cox), Stonetastic (Kelly Breen).
$150,000 WOODFORD (G3) PRESENTED BY KEENELAND SELECT (Records taken Wednesday, race Saturday) – Almasty (Kaira Cox), Alsvid (Chris Hartman), Big Rock (Christophe Clement), Bucchero (Tim Glyshaw), Front Pocket Money (Steve Asmussen), Holding Gold (Mark Casse), Mongol Bull (Kaira Rainwater), Mongolian Saturday (Enebish Ganbat), Shogood (Scott Becker), Undrafted (Wesley Ward).
$500,000 JUDDMONTE SPINSTER (G1) (Records taken Thursday, race Sunday) – Engaginglee (Dale Romans), Genre (Todd Pletcher), I’m a Chatterbox (Ray Johnson), Innovative Idea (Eoin Harty), Compensated Up Subscriber (Al Stall Junior.).
$250,000 DIXIANA BOURBON (G3) (Records taken Thursday, race Sunday) – Okay (Kellyn Gorder), Ancient Warfare (Mark Casse), Disadvantage Te Partiro (Wesley Ward), Holiday Bonus (Graham Motion), Hot Father (Mike Maker), It’s Your Nickel (Kenny McPeek), Keep Quiet (FR) (Mark Casse), Parlor (Eddie Kenneally), Prados Way (Steve Asmussen), Real Creel (Steve Asmussen), Royal naturally (IRE) (Kaira Cox), Wellabled (Ray Rivelli).
From Keeneland Communications