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          === Breeders' Cup pre-entries revealed for 29th edition ===
 
 Arcadia,  CA  (Sports Network)  - Pre-entries  for the  15 Breeders' Cup World
 Championship  races  have been  announced with  a total of  180 horses. This a
 reduction from last year's record number of 193 pre-entered thoroughbreds.
 
 The 29th Breeders' Cup will be held at Santa Anita Park with six races set for
 Friday,  Nov. 2, and nine on  Saturday, Nov. 3. This  will be the second  year
 that 15 championship events are to be conducted over the two days.
 
 The  $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic received 14 pre-entered horses topped by
 last  year's  runner-up Game On  Dude. The  five-year-old gelding is joined by
 Pacific  Classic winner Dullahan, two-time Jockey Club Gold Cup champ Flat Out
 and Whitney Handicap winner Fort Larned
 
 Also  pre-entered for  the  1  1/4-mile Classic  are  Alpha, Brilliant  Speed,
 Handsome  Mike,  Mucho Macho  Man, Nonios,  Pool Play,  Richard's Kid, Ron the
 Greek and To Honor and Serve.
 
 Royal  Delta, 2011  3-year-old  filly  champion, is  pre-entered  in both  the
 Classic  and $2  million Ladies' Classic, a  race she won last year as the 2-1
 favorite.
 
 Only  eight  other fillies and  mares have been  pre-entered in the 1 1/8-mile
 Ladies'  Classic. Joining  the  defending winner  are  Awesome Feather,  Class
 Included,  Grace  Hall, In Lingerie,  Include Me Out,  Love and Pride, My Miss
 Aurelia and Questing.
 
 Other  horses returning  to defend  their crowns  are Musical  Romance in  the
 Filly  and Mare Sprint,  Amazombie for the Sprint and St Nicholas Abbey in the
 Breeders' Cup Turf.
 
 A maximum of 14 horses will be allowed to start each race.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 10/24 11:56:56 ET


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