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2012 Breeders' Cup Staff Picks

A summary of the top picks from the authors at And Down The Stretch They Come.

Jeff Gross

UPDATED: The table now included Jared' picks. And send a "congrats" to him and his wife on their new baby. Awesome news!

TF Tribe, JP and myself are proud to present out 2012 Breeders' Cup Staff Picks. These selections are either going to make you very rich or... well, it's not our fault if they all run up the track.

  • All three of us have Executiveprivilege as our top pick in the Juvenile Fillies. Over the last couple of weeks I've felt that she'd be the heaviest favorite on the weekend and I haven't wavered too much from that belief.
  • Typical of the wide-open nature of the Breeders' Cup, TFTribe, JP and I picked completely different horses in 6 of the 15 races, including the Classic.

Use this thread for all of your Breeders' Cup eve discussion.

Race TFTribe JP Jared Matt
Juvenile Sprint Merit Man Sweet Shirley Mae Super Ninety Nine South Floyd
Marathon Worth Repeating Grassy Jaycito Sense of Purpose (IRE)
Juvenile Fillies Turf Sky Lantern (IRE) Watsdachances Waterway Run Sky Lantern (IRE)
Juvenile Fillies Executiveprivilege Executiveprivilege Broken Spell Executiveprivilege
Filly & Mare Turf Marketing Mix Marketing Mix Marketing Mix Ridasiyna (FR)
Ladies' Classic Awesome Feather Grace Hall My Miss Aurelia Awesome Feather
Juvenile Turf Dundonnell Balance the Books Artigiano Dundonnell
Filly & Mare Sprint Groupie Doll Turbulent Descent Dust and Diamonds Groupie Doll
Dirt Mile John Scott John Scott Shackleford Fed Biz
Turf Sprint Great Attack Camp Victory Mizdirection Mizdirection
Juvenile Shanghai Bobby Dynamic Sky Shanghai Bobby Power Broker
Turf Trailblazer (JPN) Sahreta (IRE) Point of Entry Point of Entry
Sprint The Lumber Guy Capital Account Fast Bullet The Lumber Guy
Mile Wise Dan Jeranimo Animal Kingdom Excelebration (IRE)
Classic Game On Dude Flat Out Mucho Macho Man Fort Larned