2001 BREEDERS' CUP (Entire Televised Broadcast from BELMONT PARK)
Watch undefeated two-year-old colt OFFICER attempt to cap an undefeated season and wrap up the Juvenile title. Can 2000 Horse- of-the-Year TIZNOW become the first horse ever to win back-to-back Breeders Cup Classics? Will the great sprinter KONA GOLD end his fabulous career by successfully defending his 2000 Sprint title? How will fabulous European gallopers FANTASTIC LIGHT, GALILEO and SAKHEE distinguish themselves?
1) DISTAFF - Features TRANQUILITY LAKE, FLUTE, UNBRIDLED ELAINE and 2000 Juvenile Filly champion SPAIN. Marred by the freak post-parade injury of EXOGENOUS, watch the race be redeemed by the dazzling stretch duel of SPAIN and UNBRIDLED ELAINE.
2) JUVENILE FILLIES - Watch fine group of fillies HABIBTI, BELLA BELLUCCI, YOU, IMPERIAL GESTURE and TEMPERA battle it out; but none can beat TEMPERA as she caps an early daily-double of two long-shots!
3) MILE - European colt NOVERRE crosses the pond to take on locals FORBIDDEN APPLE, AFFIRMED SUCCESS, VAL ROYAL and IRISH PRIZE. Watch a sizzling hot pace create a Breeders Cup record of 1:32!
4) SPRINT - All eyes are on defending champ and Horse-of-the -Year candidate KONA GOLD as he takes on XTRA HEAT, SQUIRTLE SQUIRT, CALLER ONE and EL CORREDOR. Will a fourth straight favorite go down to defeat?
5) FILLY AND MARE TURF - Watch talented Europeans BANKS HILL and LAILANI, undefeated this year, take on SPOOK EXPRESS (SA), ENGLAND'S LEGEND and STARINE. BANKS HILL may be just a three-year-old, but she proves more than up to the task!
6) JUVENILE - Can the undefeated superstar OFFICER overcome a dead rail and contenders like SIPHONIC, CAME HOME plus another undefeated opponent in European phenom, JOHANNESBURG? Or is yet another long-shot about to hit the wire first?
7) TURF - European toughies FANTASTIC LIGHT and MILAN take on local battlers WITH ANTICIPATION, TIMBOROA and HAP. All give it a shot but FANTASTIC LIGHT becomes the day's only chalk to earn his favoritism!
8) CLASSIC - Once again, two Euro superstars GALILEO and SAKHEE take on tough locals like INCLUDE, ALBERT THE GREAT, TIZNOW and APTITUDE. Thrill to a spectacular three-way stretch duel that isn't decided until the final jump!
Highlights include TIZNOW emerging as the hero of the day, winning back-to-back Classics, something not even the great CIGAR could accomplish! Trainer, Bobby Frankel, finally puts his Breeders' Cup jinx to a rest as he wins his first Breeders' Cup event; European jock FRANKIE DETTORI wins the last two events in-a-row and a fine day of racing is had by all despite 50 m.p.h. gusts and an uncharacteristically dead rail.
FOR A DETAILED CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF ALL 8 RACES SHOWN IN THIS FEATURE, INCLUDING THE NAMES OF ALL THE HORSES IN EACH FIELD - JUST REQUEST A COPY AND A COMPILATION SHEET ALONG WITH THE 1,2,3 FINISHERS WILL BE E-MAILED TO YOU.
(3 Hours and 53 Minutes)
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