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Breeders' Cup Day Two at Santa Anita (Results and Photos)

Last updated: 05 Nov 2023
Jon Vine 05 Nov 2023
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  • Results and photos on day two of the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita
  • White Abarrio rewarded his many backers with victory in the Classic
  • Auguste Rodin won the Turf under Ryan Moore
  • Cody's Wish and Goodnight Olive retained their crowns
  • Inspiral and Master Of The Seas struck late to win big races
  • Idiomatic won the Distaff for Brad Cox
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. celebrates at the finish line, riding White Abarrio to victory during the Breeders' Cup Classic. (Getty)

Breeders' Cup Day Two Results and Photos

11:59pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Sprint Result

1st Elite Power 3/2f
2nd Gunite 8/1
3rd Nakatomi 12/1

ELITE POWER becomes the third defending champion to retain their title at the Breeders' Cup, comfortably beating Gunite and Nakatomi to claim back-to-back Sprint victories!

11:25pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint Result

1st Nobals 12/1
2nd Big Invasion 12/1
3rd Aesop's Fables 10/1

Not to be for Live In The Dream, as NOBALS comes through along the rail to win the Turf Sprint.

Adam West's raider made the running but faded late on, allowing Nobals to claim victory, ahead of fast closers Big Invasion and Aesop's Fables.

10:40pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Classic Result

1st White Abarrio 5/2f
2nd Derma Sotogake 20/1
3rd Proxy 16/1

Rick Dutrow makes up for lost time as WHITE ABARRIO wins the Classic!

Dutrow's recruit was heavily backed on the day and ran out a worthy winner, picking off the pace-setters and comfortably holding Derma Sotogake and Proxy at bay to claim a famous victory.

White Abarrio winning the Breeders' Cup Classic. (Getty)

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White Abarrio winning the Classic. (Getty)

White Abarrio winning the Classic. (Getty)

9:50pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Turf Result

1st Auguste Rodin 2/1f
2nd Up To The Mark 4/1
3rd Shahryar 20/1

Another brilliant Breeders' Cup ride from Ryan Moore, as AUGUSTE RODIN wins the Turf!

Aidan O'Brien's star missed the break, but the split came at the perfect time along the rail and Moore pounced, hitting the front and holding off Up To The Mark to claim victory.

Jockey Ryan Moore rides Auguste Rodin of Ireland during the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (Grade 1) at Santa Anita Park. (Getty)

9:10pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Distaff Result

1st Idiomatic 2/1f
2nd Randomised 7/1
3rd Le Da Vida 16/1

IDIOMATIC holds on to win the Distaff!

Brad Cox's massive filly didn't get the lead out of the gates, but Florent Geroux gave his mount an excellent ride, hitting the front coming out of the final bend and staying strong in the closing stages.

Idiomatic wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff. (Getty)

Idiomatic wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff. (Getty)

Idiomatic wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff. (Getty)

8:30pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Mile Result

1st Master Of The Seas 6/1
2nd Mawj 9/2
3rd Casa Creed 8/1

A 1-2 for Godolphin in the Mile as MASTER OF THE SEAS edges out Mawj in the Mile.

William Buick managed to settle his mount down from the widest stall of all and Master Of The Seas came with a late rattle to snatch victory away from the 1000 Guineas winner.

William Buick aboard Master of the Seas reacts after winning the FanDuel Breeders' Cup Mile. (Getty)

William Buick aboard Master of the Seas reacts after winning the FanDuel Breeders' Cup Mile. (Getty)

William Buick aboard Master of the Seas. (Getty)

7:50pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint Result

1st Goodnight Olive Evensf
2nd Yuugiri 25/1
3rd Three Witches 33/1

GOODNIGHT OLIVE follows in the footsteps of Cody's Wish by retaining her crown in the Filly & Mare Sprint.

Irad Ortiz Jnr's mount broke well and kicked for home turning into the straight, pulling six lengths clear in the blink of an eye. Yuugiri finishes well to place second, but she was no match for the defending champion!

Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard Goodnight Olive. (Getty)

Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard Goodnight Olive. (Getty)

Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard Goodnight Olive. (Getty)

7:10pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf Result

1st Inspiral 2/1f
2nd Warm Heart 10/3
3rd Moira 25/1

Frankie Dettori claims his first winner of the meeting as INSPIRAL snatches victory in the Filly & Mare Turf!

Ryan Moore looked to have ridden a perfect race aboard Warm Heart, but Dettori swept home down the outside to claim the narrowest of victories. Kevin Attard's Moira comes through to finish third.

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Frankie Dettori aboard Inspiral. (Getty)

Frankie Dettori aboard Inspiral. (Getty)

Jockey Lanfranco Dettori reacts to victory atop Inspiral of Great Britain during the Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Santa Anita Park. (Getty)

6:30pm Santa Anita - Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Result

1st Cody's Wish 4/5f
2nd National Treasure 9/2
3rd Skippylongstockings 11/1

CODY'S WISH finishes on a high!

National Treasure turned the race into a stern test of stamina. Cody's Wish made his customary late charge from the rear and narrowly got the better of Bob Baffert's three-year-old to end his career with a second Dirt Mile triumph.

Start of the Big Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Santa Anita Park. (Getty)

Cody's Wish. (Getty)

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Junior Alvarado aboard Cody's Wish celebrates after winning the Big Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile. (Getty)

Cody's Homecoming?

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Cody's Wish winning at Keeneland. (Getty)

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Leslie Dorman comforts her son Cody in the winner's circle after Cody's Wish won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile during the 2022 Breeders' Cup. (Getty)

Cody's Wish will bid to defend his Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile crown in our first Grade One. He'll then be retired to stud, where he'll be able to spend more time with his namesake, Cody Dorman. What a story this has been!

Santa Anita Non-Runners (Start Of The Day)

6:30 Practical Move (2), Algiers (7)
8:30 Exaulted (12)
9:50 Bolshoi Ballet (4), Get Smokin (6)
10:40 Arcangelo (1)
11:25 Bradsell (2), One Timer (13), Twilight Gleaming (16)
11:59 American Theorem (3)

Santa Anita Going Update

As you would expect, the ground at Santa Anita is quick!

The official going is Fast on the Dirt and Fast on the Turf track too.

Breeders' Cup Day Two Free Tips

Through The Card Tips on Day 2READ HERE
2023 Breeders' Cup Turf GuideREAD HERE
2023 Breeders' Cup Classic GuideREAD HERE

Breeders' Cup Day Two Schedule

Time (GMT)
6:30pmBreeders' Cup Dirt Mile (Grade 1) 1m
7:10pmMaker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (Grade 1) 1m1½f
7:50pmBreeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (Grade 1) 7f
8:30pmBig Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Mile (Grade 1) 1m
9:10pmLongines Breeders' Cup Distaff (Grade 1) 1m1f
9:50pmBreeders' Cup Turf (Grade 1) 1m4f
10:40pmBreeders' Cup Classic (Grade One) 1m2f
11:25pmBreeders' Cup Turf Sprint (Grade 1) 5f
11:59pmQatar Racing Breeders' Cup Sprint (Grade 1) 6f

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