The colt will break from the No. 4 post on Saturday at Keeneland. He is 6-for-7 this year and is coming off a loss in the Travers two months ago.
Close to 200 horses were pre-entered in the Breeders’ Cup, which will be run Friday and Saturday at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington
Drawing the outside post position at No. 10 was Beholder, a 5-year-old mare who is trying to become the first horse to win three different Breeders’ Cup races. Gary Stevens will ride Beholder, the second choice at
Each has a Hall of Fame trainer. Bob Baffert’s American Pharoah has become the crowd favorite after winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Richard Mandella’s Beholder has won 15 of 20 career starts and is trying to join Zenyatta as the only mare to win the Classic, a distance test at 1 1/4 miles.
Breeders’ Cup Classic post positions, odds
- Tonalist (6-1)
- Keen Ice (12-1)
- Frosted (15-1)
- American Pharoah (6-5)
- Gleneagles (20-1)
- Effinex (30-1)
- Smooth Roller (15-1)
- Hard Aces (50-1)
- Honor Code (6-1)
- Beholder (3-1)