October 19, 2001

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In the Meantime...
While you're waiting for your C&X Report to get to your snail-mailbox and instructions on accessing Late-Breaking News to hit your e-mailbox, here are some Breeders' Cup facts we've managed to dig up.

Timing the Winning Move: This will vary, obviously, from race to race.

In the Distaff, for example, the decisive burst of acceleration has always, but for one exception, taken place well before the shadow of the wire. You might remember the year Personal Ensign kept her perfect record intact by sheer force of will, despite having to make up four seemingly insurmountable lengths in the final furlong. That's the exception.

Otherwise, most of these amazons will be active in the early stages, sometimes right out of the gate. Any interior moves (half to three-quarters, or three-quarters to the stretch call) are a positive. At Belmont, it's been vital to establish winning position very early.

The Juvenile Fillies is the opposite, with stretch runs doing OK, especially at Belmont. In this race, historically, much of the early running can be discounted, especially since the pace can be wildly contested and telling.

The Mile is an interesting beast in that the deep rally, inside the final furlong, hasn't been as effective as the six-furlong-to-seven-furlong move (otherwise known as the move between the three-quarter-mile mark and the stretch call). Look for that interior burst to prove crucial again. Hint: if

In the Sprint, it's all or nothing. You're either out there winging from the start or making up hellacious strides in the last eighth of a mile. Drawing abreast of the front in-between (from the quarter to the half, or from the half to the stretch) isn't a good strategy -- the energy expenditure to establish position exacts its toll in terms of holding off the deep ralliers.

Filly & Mare Turf is pretty new, but it's probably safe to say that the early running should be discounted.

The early running is also a burden, in the Juvenile, unless your early runner is trained by D. Wayne Lukas. Amazingly, the four horses who won after being active in the opening quarter-mile were all trained by Lukas. Aside from that tidbit, the mix of winning moves has been remarkably well-balanced.

Obviously, the Turf is the domain of patience during the running, and anything involved before a half-mile has been run -- and probably the opening mile, even -- can likely be dismissed.

In the Classic, there's a healthy balance of winning moves, but don't expect a frontrunning-type to do anything meaningful unless it can skate through a :23-or-slower opening quarter. Anything in the neighborhood of a contested 1:10 six-furlong split, and the ralliers who can wrest command inside the furlong pole will be rubbing their hooves.

Pace Splits/Profiles: Based on what's gone on before, here's a very rough idea of what to expect for each of six races on the card, for each winning move. (The Filly & Mare Turf and Turf are excluded due to the primacy of running strongest only after the opening mile has been contested):

Distaff
Early/presser: 46.4 110.4 148.1
Closer: 47.4 111.4 149.1

Juvenile Fillies
Early/presser: 46.0 110.3 143.3
Closer: 47.4 112.0 143.4

Mile
Early/presser: 46.4 109.3 133.2
Closer: 47.0 110.3 134.0

Sprint
Early/presser: 21.3 44.2 108.4
Closer: 22.2 44.4 108.3

Juvenile
Early/presser: 46.2 110.4 143.2
Closer: 47.1 111.3 143.0

Classic
Early/presser: 46.3 110.3 135.3 200.4
Closer: 48.0 112.0 136.2 201.1

See if that gives you an extra boost in your handicapping of this year's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

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