2012 Breeders' Cup

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The 2012 Breeders' Cup World Championships was the 29th edition of thoroughbred racing's season ending premier event, which took place November 2 and 3 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The winners were bred in the United States except where indicated.

Friday[edit]

Race name Sponsor Distance/Surface Restrictions Purse Winner (Bred)
Juvenile Sprint 6 furlongs 2-year-olds $500,000 Hightail
Marathon 1¾ miles 3 yrs+ $500,000 Calidoscopio (ARG)
Juvenile Fillies Turf 1 mile 2-year-old fillies $1 million Flotilla (FRA)
Juvenile Fillies Grey Goose 1 1/16 miles 2-year-old fillies $2 million Beholder
Filly & Mare Turf 1¼ miles Fillies & mares $2 million Zagora (FRA)
Ladies' Classic 1⅛ miles 3 yrs+ fillies & mares $2 million Royal Delta

Saturday[edit]

The Breeders' Cup races were part of a 12 race program with post time at 10:05 am PST for the first race. The post time of the first Breeders' Cup race was 11:51 am PST.[1] The attendance was 55,123.[2]

Race Name Sponsor Distance/Surface Restrictions Purse Winner (Bred)
Juvenile Turf 1 mile (Turf) 2-year-old colts & geldings $1 million George Vancouver
Filly & Mare Sprint 7 furlongs 3 yrs+ fillies & mares $1 million Groupie Doll
Dirt Mile 1 mile (one turn) 3 yrs+ $1 million Tapizar
Turf Sprint About 6½ furlongs (Turf) 3 yrs+ $1 million Mizdirection
Juvenile Dirt Grey Goose 1 1/16 miles 2-year-old colts & geldings $2 million Shanghai Bobby
Turf 1½ miles (Turf) 3 yrs+ $3 million Little Mike
Dirt Sprint Xpressbet 6 furlongs 3 yrs+ $1,500,000 Trinniberg
Turf Mile 1 mile (Turf) 3 yrs+ $2 million Wise Dan
Classic 1¼ miles 3 yrs+ $5 million Fort Larned

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Breeders' Cup Charts – November 3rd, 2012". Equibase. November 3, 2012. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ Ron Mitchell (November 3, 2012). "Fort Larned Wins Thrilling BC Classic". Bloodhorse Breeders. Retrieved November 4, 2012.