all in Breeders' Cup

With the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve beginning with the Grade 3 Iroquois Stakes Sept. 14 at Churchill Downs, a points leader was established with victorious Dennis’ Moment, and perhaps, too, a legitimate early Derby favorite.

Brilliant horses bred and owned by Sam-Son Farm have galloped their way to victory around Woodbine’s sweeping turns since the iconic operation was founded in 1972.

Saturday’s Ricoh Woodbine Mile has attracted a competitive field of turf specialists who will vie for a $1 million purse and a spot in the TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile. ABR’s Penelope Miller was in Toronto on Friday morning to capture the scene as the Woodbine Mile contenders trained through a glorious sunrise for Saturday’s big race.

For the third year in a row, America’s Best Racing is challenging some of the brightest minds in horse betting to come up with their top three picks for key races every weekend leading up to the Breeders' Cup on Nov. 1 and 2. The handicappers face off in what we like to call “Big-Race Showdown.”

Dan’s Double of the Week, featuring handicapping analysis from America’s Best Racing’s New York correspondent Dan Tordjman, is brought to you by Horseplayers.com, the official online qualifying site of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) and National Horseplayers Championship (NHC).

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