Prado had entered the day 0-41 in Breeders'
Cup mounts but won two of the first four races,
taking the VO5 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies
(gr. I) with Folklore.
was a claim of foul against the winner following
the finish, but it was disallowed. Runner-up
Taste of Paradise, who closed powerfully only
to miss by a head, lacked room to get through
horses but was not fouled, the stewards ruled.
Storm took the lead out of the gate and was
followed by Battle Won, Wildcat Heir, and Lost
in the Fog. But Lost in the Fog, used to being
on the lead, was wide and sat there under Russell
went the opening quarter in :22.01 and, in the
turn, Lost in the Fog moved to the lead as they
went the half in :44.56. Prado had Silver Train
ready to pounce, and he shot to the lead as
they went five furlongs in :56.05. Taste of
Paradise, under Garrett Gomez, could not get
running room as Silver Train took the lead.
Taste of Paradise angled to the outside and
came running but came up short by a head. Lion
Tamer, John Velazquez aboard, was third, another
three lengths back.
eased up on the 3-year-old Lost in the Fog in
the stretch when it became apparent it was not
his day, and the son of Lost Soldier finished
inside the eighth pole, he had nothing,"
a disappointed Baze said.
in the Fog had been brilliant in rolling to
a perfect record, winning by an average of nearly
seven lengths and traveling cross-country six
times to perform at seven tracks in eight races
this year. The 85-year-old owner Harry Aleo
and 57-year-old trainer Greg Gilchrist will
return to Northern California without the victory
they hoped would earn 3-year-old and Horse of
the Year honors.
final time was 1:08.86.
the horses hit the wire, Wildcat Heir stumbled
and dumped jockey Stewart Elliott. Wildcat Heir
was examined by veterinarians following the
race and had some superficial cuts and bruising,
Dr. Wayne McIlwraith said.
3-year-old Silver Train, by Old Trieste out
of the Cormorant mare Ridden in Theatres, was
bred in Kentucky by Joe Mulholland Sr. and Joe
Mulholland Jr. A $140,000 sale yearling, he
races for Mahmoud Fustock's Buckram Oak Farm.
Dutrow's string at Aqueduct, Silver Train had
been working solidly for the Sprint since winning
the mile Jerome Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont
Sept. 11. The victory was his fourth in 11 tries
and worth $551,200, pushing the dark bay colt's
earnings to $756,145.
was the first Breeders' Cup win for Dutrow.
Train paid $25.80, $10.40, and $8.10 while Taste
of Paradise paid $10.60 and $7.20. Lion Tamer
was worth $7.60 to show.
Storm, Elusive Jazz, Lifestyle, Lost in the
Fog, Imperialism, Gygistar, Wildcat Heir, and
Battle Won rounded out the order.