Sunday 20 October 2019

What to Look Forward in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff 2019

In the history of horse racing, one of the most awaited events in the United States is the series of the Breeders’ Cup Championship, which was composed of 14 races held in two consecutive days. 

There are many matches that people anticipate to take place annually, such as the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes. The Breeders’ Cup is also part of these famous events that belong to the well-attended racing competitions for Thoroughbreds in America. 

The Breeders’ Cup World Championship yearly runs its races, and this year 2019, it will happen on November 1 and 2. From the year 1984, racehorses struggle to compete for every race to place a spot in the history of the racing event. However, not all got the chance to be in the hall of fame, but there are still several who made a mark in the Breeders’ Cup races. 

One of the races in the series of the Breeders’ Cup is the Breeders’ Cup Distaff race. The event is a competition for fillies aged three years old and above. Thus, the Distaff also draws forward the top female dirt horses on the one and ⅛ mile distance racetrack for a championship challenge. 

Moreover, as the event is about to take place in a few more days of sleep, Breeders’ Cup Distaff odds and picks are now accessible to several websites online. Are you feeling the urge to witness the race? There is a list of many to look forward this year 2019 Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff race, most notably the contenders of the competition. 

Street Band 

This racehorse is the only candidate for the Breeders’ Cup to operate on a fast track at Churchill Downs. The racehorse is the daughter of Istan and is also a notable horse by winning the Indiana Oaks and the Ground Oaks this season. 

Street Band won 5 races out of 12, including her triumph in the Cotillion, where she galloped strongest among the other fillies in the track. She completed the run of one and 1/16 miles with a time of 1:44.20, and that race also made her a millionaire for being a winner. 

Midnight Bisou 

In the year 2017, Midnight Bisou placed second during her first two career runs before winning her first race in Santa Ynez Stakes, a Grade 2 race at Santa Anita Park on January 2018.

Racehorse Midnight Bisou also raced the 2018 Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff at the racetrack in Churchill Downs and snatched third place behind Wow Cat and the winner, Monomoy Girl. Midnight also came off the pace on March 16 at Oaklawn Park to beat the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint champion Shamrock Rose and subsequent Grade 1 winner Elate in the Azeri Stakes. 

Moreover, the filly sealed her place in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff this year 2019 when she earned a top spot in the Ogden Phipps Stakes held last June at Belmont. The competition is among the series of the “Win & You’re In” round of the Breeders’ Cup Selection, which gave the filly a second attempt in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. 

Paradise Woods 

John Shirreffs, the trainer of racehorse Paradise Woods, described her as a well-behaved horse inside the barn, but at the track, they’re taking it a little bit up a notch. She finished fourth at Del Mar during the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes while winning the Zenyatta Stakes, which is among the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series. 

Winning the Zenyatta Stakes means qualifying for the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff as part of the “Win, and You’re In” set up. 

Moreover, these horses are just a few out of the many contenders to look forward this upcoming Breeders’ Cup Distaff race. Also, the competition offers several circumstances that make people anticipate to occur. One of which is the celebrities involved. 

One of the most glitzy activities in horse racing takes place in the Breeders’ Cup as it tends to attract the jet-set from any part of the world. Celebrities from any field, most notably in sports industries who are there to witness the races, as well as to help foster the internationally renowned event. 

Furthermore, one thing that never goes out to the trend in fashion. You should not miss the glaring outfits of the spectators wherein women come with an impressive headwears, and trendy, elegant clothes. Gentlemen, on the other hand, consider a bowtie, suit, as well as beret and fedora. Thus, these are things one should not be reluctant to try out as part of the race’s traditions. 

Indeed, the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff is a horse racing event worth taking your time. Aside from the race contenders showcasing their talents, fashion and celebrities are also a must-see.