Race Profile: Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

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2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf Champion New Money Honey (photo by Jim Safford).

Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 (2:25 PM PDT)
Purse: $1,000,000
Distance (surface): 1 mile (turf)
Race ESR: -1 (moderate/soft
Race LSR: 0 (excellent)

Winner’s Profile

Days Since Last Race: 34.3
Last-Race Odds: 10.4-1
Median BSF: 91.6
Median ESR: +2 (soft)
Median LSR: +1 (excellent)
Running Style: M/R

Only one of 52 fillies with a Brisnet Turf Pedigree Rating of less than 110 has won the Juvenile Fillies Turf (Maram, 2008).

Qualifiers (as of Oct. 31): BEST PERFORMANCE, RUSHING FALL and SIGNIFICANT FORM.

Six of nine Juvenile Fillies Turf winners entered the race with a Pace Profile Report Class Rating ranked among the top four in the field.

Qualifiers (as of Oct. 31): HAPPILY, SEPTEMBER, ULTIMA D and DIXIE MOON.

Of the 14 horses possessing a median LSR of +2 or greater coming into the BC Juvenile Fillies Turf, three won — Tapitsfly (2009), Ladi Eli (2014) and New Money Honey (2016).

Qualifiers (as of Oct. 31): SIGNIFICANT FORM, ORBOLUTION and CAPLA TEMPTRESS.

Entrants with a last-race Form Rating of less than 75 percent are zero-for-31 in the Juvenile Turf Fillies and have hit the board (finished third or better) just four times.

Qualifiers (as of Oct. 31): NOW YOU’RE TALKING, MADELINE, ORBOLUTION and GOODTHINGSTAKETIME.

STARTLING STAT: Of the 26 fillies with a median speed rating ranked among the top three in the field, four won, returning profits to win, place and show.

Qualifiers (as of Oct. 31): BEST PERFORMANCE, ULTIMA D, CAPLA TEMPTRESS, RUSHING FALL and FATALE BERE.

Derek Simon
Derek Simon is the Senior Editor and Handicapper at US Racing.