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Word Association

A different word or number for each Breeders’ Cup entrant, in post position order (except Distaff and Classic, to be drawn tonight).

Friday

Race 6 – Breeders’ Cup Marathon

Old Time Hockey – 446 [as in days since last win]

Cease – desist

Commander – Hastings?

Ever Rider – 132 [as in days since last race]

Suns Out Guns Out – reaching

Indian Jones – claimed

London Bridge – stayer

Blueskiesnrainbows – Fresno?

Pool Play – millionaire

Worldly – 830 [as in days since last win]

 

Race 7 – Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf

All Cash – maiden

Giovanni Boldini – swish

Got Shades – unlikely

Outstrip – Toormore

Bobby’s Kitten – meow

Home School – doubtful

Aotearoa – supplemented

Bon Accord – ambitious

Wilshire Boulevard – capable

Ontology – seeking

Poker Player – closing

Shamshon – sprinter

Bashart – destined

Jimbashart 

Bashart won the With Anticipation Stakes at Saratoga in late August (Photo courtesy of Eclipse Sportswire).

Race  8 – Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

Taptowne – fourth

Golden Ticket – meh

Hymn Book – price

Brujo de Olleros – rapido

Fed Biz – competitive

Broadway Empire – intriguing?

Alpha – Spa

Holy Lute – bobbled

Centralinteligence – classified

Verrazano – mystery

Pants On Fire – perhaps

Goldencents – dangerous

Easter Gift – improved

 

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

Nesso – first-out-claim!

Al Thakhira – money

Colonel Joan – winless

Kitten Kaboodle – Ramseyfest

Granny Mc’s Kitten – sure

Vorda – pick

Street Sailing – purchased

Chriselliam – bet

Dancing House – charmant

Clenor – acclimated

Ready to Act – whip-disdainer

Testa Rossi – handride?

Sky Painter – bred

My Conquestadory – promising

 

Race 10 – Breeders’ Cup Distaff

Authenticity – bridesmaid

Beholder – primed

Close Hatches – underappreciated

Princess of Sylmar – favored?

Royal Delta – three-peat

Street Girl – admirable

Beldame Inside Princess of Sylmar and Royal Delta in the Beldame Invitational (Photo courtesy of Eclipse Sportswire)

Saturday

Race 4 – Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies

Artemis Agrotera – choice

Rosalind – underwhelming

Designer Legs – Louisiana!

Secret Compass – legit

Ria Antonia – optimists

Concave – absent

Untapable – live

Scandalous Act – restricted

Sweet Reason – swerved

She’s a Tiger – bullets

 

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf

Dank – ready

Romantica – pedigree

Tiz Flirtatious – 12 (as in on the board in 12 starts)

Alterite – three

Lady of Shamrock – due

Marketing Mix – consistent

Laughing – love

Emollient – classy

Qushchi – viable

Kitten’s Dumplings – tryer

 

Race 6 - Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

Renee’s Titan – puzzling

Book Review – long

Starship Truffles – sneaky

Dance Card – rehabbing

Teddy’s Promise – threat

Ismene – years

Summer Applause – delicate

Dance to Bristol – unstoppable

Judy the Beauty – peaking

Great Hot – again

Groupie Doll – bang

Sweet Lulu – shortening

 

Race 7 – Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

Jeranimo – guessing

Rock Me Baby – boxed

Chips All In – apparent

Reneesgotzip – zippy

Caracortado – rounding

Boat Trip – intriguing

Tightend Touchdown – pressured

Handsome Mike – confusing

Capo Bastone – flying

Havelock – trips

Spring to the Sky – remote

Mizdirection – rebound

Dimension – miler?

Unbridled’s Note – threat

Miz 

Mizdirection won the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint in 2012 (Photo courtesy of Eclipse Sportswire).

Race 8 – Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Smarty’s Echo – dirt?

Dance With Fate – precocious

Mexicoma – guess

New Year’s Day – stakeless

Bond Holder – local

Tap It Rich – untested

Cleburne – flawless

Conquest Titan – candidate

Rum Point – weakened

We Miss Artie – convincing

Medal Count – bronze

Diamond Bachelor – grass

Havana – yep

Strong Mandate – forgive

 

Race 9 – Breeders’ Cup Turf

Vagabond Shoes – reliable

Teaks North – 2011

Twilight Eclipse – good

Little Mike – resurgent

Skyring – occasionally

Tale of a Champion – how?

The Fugue – moment

Point of Entry – incredible

Indy Point – prefer

Big Blue Kitten – bravo

Magician – star

Real Solution – genuine

 POE

Point of Entry is 2-for-2 this year but coming into the Breeders' Cup off a long layoff (Photo courtesy of Eclipse Sportswire).

Race 10 – Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Justin Phillip – winner

The Lumber Guy – reservations

Gentlemen’s Bet – real

Majestic Stride – outsider

Sum of the Parts – reemerging

Bahamian Squall – below

Private Zone – could

Fast Bullet – buzz

Secret Circle – amazing?

Wine Police – unlikely

Trinniberg – twice?

Laugh Track – uncertain

 

Race 11 – Breeders’ Cup Mile

No Jet Lag – handsome

Silentio – chasing

Silver Max – leader

Obviously – obviously

Olympic Glory – Lasixless

Bright Thought – March?

He Be Fire N Ice – believable

Wise Dan – vulnerable

Cristoforo Colombo – firm

Za Approval – traveler

 

Race 12 – Breeders’ Cup Classic

Declaration of War – abroad

Flat Out – fourth?

Fort Larned – fit

Game On Dude – monster

Last Gunfighter – outgunned

Moreno – unfathomable

Mucho Macho Man – heartwarming

Palace Malice – chance

Paynter – miracle?

Planteur - trifecta 

Ron the Greek - underestimated

Will Take Charge - charging

Image Description

Jim Mulvihill

Jim Mulvihill is director of media and industry relations for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

Prior to joining the NTRA, he served as communications and pari-mutuel marketing manager at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots, a Churchill Downs Inc. company in New Orleans.

Mulvihill has served in a variety of public relations positions within and outside of Thoroughbred racing, including roles at the New Orleans Museum of Art (director of communications and marketing), Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (director of communications and marketing) and Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie (staff writer and communications manager).

Additionally, Mulvihill has contributed horse racing content for outlets including Associated Press, Thoroughbred Times, The Saratoga Special and Texas Thoroughbred and served as an intern for the New York Racing Association and Daily Racing Form.

Mulvihill received a Bachelor of Arts from Emerson College and attended the University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program.

Image Description

Jim Mulvihill

Jim Mulvihill is director of media and industry relations for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

Prior to joining the NTRA, he served as communications and pari-mutuel marketing manager at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots, a Churchill Downs Inc. company in New Orleans.

Mulvihill has served in a variety of public relations positions within and outside of Thoroughbred racing, including roles at the New Orleans Museum of Art (director of communications and marketing), Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (director of communications and marketing) and Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie (staff writer and communications manager).

Additionally, Mulvihill has contributed horse racing content for outlets including Associated Press, Thoroughbred Times, The Saratoga Special and Texas Thoroughbred and served as an intern for the New York Racing Association and Daily Racing Form.

Mulvihill received a Bachelor of Arts from Emerson College and attended the University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program.

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