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Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Contenders

Isaiah De Los Santos
FanDuel Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf contenders, including jockeys and trainers.
FanDuel Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf contenders, including jockeys and trainers. / (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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One of the year's biggest weekends in horse racing is upon us with the 2022 Breeders' Cup bringing 14 races across two days on Nov. 4-5.

The races kick off on Friday with several events fans and bettors are looking forward to. That's when the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf goes down at 5:40 p.m. ET with a cool $1 million at stake.

The contenders were announced on Wednesday, so here's everything you need to know about the field before wagering on the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf on FanDuel Racing.

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Contenders

1. Andthewinneris

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Wayne M. Catalano
Breeder: Susan Moulton
Owner: Susan Naylor Moulton

Andthewinneris has lived up to his name in 2022. He's won half of his starts so far, taking first at Keeneland twice this year.

2. Battle of Normandy

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Claude R. McGaughey III
Breeder: Gage Hill Stables, LLC & W. S. Farish
Owner: West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc. (Terry Finley) & Woodford Racing, LLC (William S. Farish, Jr.)

Battle of Normandy has fought his way to two podium finishes this year. He logged first- and second-place finishes at Saratoga in August.

3. Cairo (IRE)

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Aidan P. O'Brien
Breeder: Coolmore
Owner: Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Westerberg Limited (Michael Kuessner)

Cairo will look to translate his international success to U.S. soil. He's won twice and recorded to second-place finishes in four starts this year.

4. Gaslight Dancer

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Michael J. Maker
Breeder: Springhouse Farm
Owner: Paradise Farms Corp. (Peter Proscia), David Staudacher, Skychai Racing LLC (Harvey Diamond) & Angelo Carlesimo

Gaslight Dancer has success earlier this month, placing second at Belmont. Before that, this two-year-old won at Kentucky Downs.

5. I'm Very Busy

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Chad C. Brown
Breeder: Glenn E. Brok LLC & Mark Toothaker
Owner: Team Hanley (Jay Hanley), Richard Schermerhorn & Paul Braverman

I'm Very Busy has only logged two starts, but he's made the most of them, winning and earning second so far in 2022.

6. Lachaise

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Jorge R. Abreu
Breeder: Lawrence Goichman
Owner: Lawrence Goichman

Lachaise has two podium finishes on his resume this year. He took third at Belmont earlier this month and captured first at Saratoga in August.

7. Major Dude

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Breeder: Clearsky Farms
Owner: Spendthrift Farm (Eric Gustavson)

Major Dude's got momentum on his side heading into this race. He recorded his second win this year at Belmont on Oct. 2.

8. Nagirroc

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: H. Graham Motion
Breeder: Chervenell Thoroughbreds LLC
Owner: Madaket Stables LLC (Sol Kumin), Little Red Feather Racing (William Koch) & William Strauss

Nagirroc's gone three-for-three in terms of top finishes across three starts this year. He's won his last two races and added a second-place finish to begin his 2022 season.

9. Oxymore

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Chad C. Brown
Breeder: Philip Ray Robertson
Owner: Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC (Sol Kumin), Morris Bailey & William J. Rucker

Oxymore is coming off of a second-place finish in September. Prior to that, he won his first two races of the year.

10. Packs a Wahlop

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Jeff Mullins
Breeder: Oak Ridge Farm
Owner: Red Baron's Barn LLC (Jed Cohen) & Rancho Temescal (Tim Cohen)

Packs a Wahlop is among the top in wins heading into this race. He's got three first-place finishes to his name in 2022, which have all come in each of his last three outings.

11. Really Good

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Michael J. Maker
Breeder: Colts Neck Stables LLC
Owner: Paradise Farms Corp. (Peter Proscia), David Staudacher and Jason Ash

Really Good's been really good at earning a top finish in 2022. He's got a win and two third-place showings to his name so far.

12. Reckoning Force

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Brendan P. Walsh
Breeder: Frankfort Park Farm
Owner: Qatar Racing Limited (David Redvers), Marc Detampel & Fergus Galvin

Reckoning Force has been among the busiest of the entrants, logging five starts already this year. The two-year-old's recorded finishes of first and third (x2).

13. Silver Knott (GB)

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Charlie Appleby
Breeder: St Albans Bloodstock Llp
Owner: Godolphin, LLC - Lessee (Mohammed Al Maktoum, et al.)

Silver Knott has found plenty of success internationally, racking up three wins in five 2022 starts.

14. Victoria Road (IRE)

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Aidan P. O'Brien
Breeder: T Stewart
Owner: Westerberg Limited (Michael Kuessner), Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith

Victoria Road enters the Breeders cup with three straight wins to his name.

15. Webslinger

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Mark E. Casse
Breeder: Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey
Owner: D.J. Stable LLC (Leonard C. Green)

Webslinger has positive momentum going for him, with a win and second-place finish in each of his last two starts.

16. Mo Stash

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Vicki Oliver
Breeder: Rhineshire Farm LLC
Owner: B B N Racing LLC (Ann Braxton Jones Lynch)

Mo Stash will look to get back to his winning ways in this one. He took home first in August at Ellis Park, but has gone on to finish fourth and second after.

17. Congruent

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Antonio Sano
Breeder: Glencrest Farm LLC
Owner: Tami Bobo & Lugamo Racing Stable LLC (Luis Gavignano)

This Antonio Sano-trained horse is in great form, racking up finishes of first, third and first over his last three showings.

18. Curly Larry and Mo

Jockey: TBD
Trainer: Caio Caramori
Breeder: Hidden Lake Farm, LLC & Donna Bernhard
Owner: George A. Sharp

Curly Larry and Mo has recorded four starts in 2022. He's got first- and second-place showings so far.

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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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