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November 15, 2015
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Golden HornGolden Horn: is not any bigger than 8-13 for the grass

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EUROPE could possibly be represented by around 28 athletes as of this year's Breeders' Cup after a large contingent were entered for the two-day meeting.

Although upon the 38 entries made from the continent in 2014, Europe keeps a very good hand with star brands particularly Gleneagles, Golden Horn, make-believe, Legatissimo and Esoterique among the entries.

Europeans tend to be specially well-represented in Mile, with eight entries, and Filly & Mare Turf, with nine, while Aidan O'Brien's seven entries tends to make him the biggest single factor towards the travelling contingent.

O'Brien features Gleneagles when you look at the Breeders' Cup Classic, in which he would satisfy The united states's Triple Crown winner American Pharoah with both contenders looking to use the $5 million level 1 to bounce straight back from last-time-out defeats.

O'Brien has additionally entered Found in the Breeders'Cup Turf and four two-year-olds: Alice Springs in Juvenile Fillies grass, struck It a Bomb and Shogun within the Juvenile Turf and Waterloo Bridge into the Juvenile Turf and Juvenile Dirt. War Envoy finishes the Ballydoyle staff with entries into the Dirt Mile and the Mile.

European countries's best chances

Golden Horn is European countries's best possibility of a success at Breeders' Cup, which happens at Keeneland on October 30 and 31, as he is not any bigger than 8-13 when it comes to Turf.

Guineas champion Legatissimo normally a solid favourite the Filly & Mare Turf and is no bigger than 11-10.

European countries may possibly also have the Mile sewn up, with Esoterique, Make Believe and Karakontie becoming accompanied by Roger Charlton's Time Test in a market-dominating going entry.

Charlton said: "Im very excited to possess another Breeders' Cup runner with a vibrant chance, incase he gets a draw I think that he is capable of running very well.

"He may nonetheless end up being at his most useful over a mile and one fourth but he's sufficient course and speed to work over a mile and I believe the turns at Keeneland will match him."

One European who can not be working in the us is Postponed, whom scoped badly on Wednesday.

Bookies' view

William Hill expect a stronger European performance, making it 6-4 favourite you will have four trophies heading back throughout the Atlantic, while they get 20-1 you will have one or no wins the travellers.

Coral, meanwhile, get 13-8 three winners and 9-4 four winners. They generate one champion - this past year's European haul - an 11-1 outside chance.

"that is one of many strongest European challenges ever for Breeders Cup, and whilst Golden Horn is actually the headline act, there is a solid supporting cast, using the loves of Legatissimo, Esoterique, discovered, make-believe, Time ensure that you many top two-year olds all taking high class European kind to Keeneland, " stated Coral's Simon Clare.

"this can be perhaps the essential expected Breeders' Cup for many years as, despite Golden Horn's stellar period, he's not really the celebrity of the show, with the US Triple Crown winner American Pharoah taking centre phase on night.

Source: www.racingpost.com
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