Oaklawn Report: Gun Runner Works Toward Breeders’ Cup Classic

Razorback Handicap winner Gun Runner, who remains the number one ranked horse in the country, continued his preparations for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Nov. 4 at Del Mar with a strong five-furlong workout in 1:00.40 Monday at Santa Anita; In addition to Gun Runner, at least five other horses that competed at Oaklawn in 2017 are pointing toward various Breeders’ Cup races.
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Oaklawn Report: Whitmore Taking Moquett Back to the Breeders’ Cup

Multiple Oaklawn Stakes winner Whitmore is taking trainer Ron Moquett back to the Breeders’ Cup after earning an automatic berth to the Breeders’ Cup Sprint with his victory in Friday’s $250,000 Phoenix Stakes at Keeneland; the Oaklawn-raced Finley’sluckycharm earned an automatic berth to the Filly & Mare Sprint after her victory in Saturday’s $250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes at Keeneland.
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Oaklawn Report: 2017 Oaklawn Stakes Winners Clash in Phoenix Stakes at Keeneland

Count Fleet Sprint Handicap winner Whitmore and Smarty Jones Stakes winner Uncontested are among 11 horses vying for an automatic berth to the Breeders’ Cup Sprint in Saturday’s $250,000 Phoenix Stakes (G2) at Keeneland; Three Oaklawn-raced fillies – Vertical Oak, Finley’s luckycharm and Ivy Bell – are among eight female sprinters entered in Saturday’s $250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (G2) at Keeneland trying to earn an automatic berth to the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.
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