Friday, October 9, 2009

Road to the Breeders Cup on ESPN Featuring Jerry Bailey

Jockey Jerry Bailey
Jerry Bailey at Santa Anita.

The excitement surrounding this year's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championship is building daily at Oak Tree/Santa Anita, and nowhere is it more evident than at Clockers' Corner in the mornings. Out this morning was retired Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey, who is part of the team covering this weekend's Breeders' Cup prep races at both Santa Anita and Keeneland.

The following races will receive coverage on ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN Classic:

The Lady's Secret Saturday at Oak Tree, a prep for the BC Ladies' Classic featuring the one and only Zenyatta and Cocoa Beach, last year's winner and runner up in the Ladies' Classic.

The Goodwood Saturday at Oak Tree, one of the leading prep races for the Breeders Cup Classic, featuring Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird.

The Oak Tree Mile Saturday at Oak Tree, a prep for the BC Mile featuring Whatsthescript and Monterey Jazz.

Stakes races at Keeneland to receive ESPN coverage include The Breeders Futurity on Saturday, and the Spinster and Bourbon stakes on Sunday.

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