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Patiently handled by her connections and in top form Oct. 16, Shantisara drew off to a record-setting five-length victory in the $500,000 Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes Presented by Dixiana at Keeneland.

The Far Hills Race Meeting returned after a one-year hiatus and celebrated its 100th running Oct. 16 in New Jersey with an action-packed, six race card highlighted by The Mean Queen’s half-length victory over Snap Decision in the $150,000 Grand National.

The major Breeders’ Cup World Championships preps races are now in the record books and there’s a lull in top-level racing until the Nov. 5-6 Breeders’ Cup – with a few exceptions.

One of them is Sunday’s E.P. Taylor Stakes that will bring together 10 highly competitive fillies and mares at Woodbine with Grade 1 honors on the line, not to mention $600,000 in purse money. 

California Angel is California bound.

The path to the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar on Nov. 5-6 is a road with plenty of ups and downs as talented racehorses vie for a spot in one of 14 championship races and $31 million in purses and awards.

This blog provides a capsule look at three horses who are heating up on the Road to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and three horses whose Breeders’ Cup chances are not quite as strong as they were a week ago.

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