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Theatrical (IRE)

The third time was the charm in the Breeders’ Cup Turf for Theatrical as he outdueled Arc de Triomphe winner Trempolino by a half-length to win the fourth running of the race at Hollywood Park. Theatrical’s triumph in his final race was the first in the Championships for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and fourth of 12 for Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day. The victory earned Theatrical the 1987 Eclipse Award as champion turf male.

Theatrical, who finished 11th in the 1985 Turf and second in the 1986 Turf, began his career in Europe but had the majority of his success in North America where he posted seven of his 10 victories. Theatrical won seven of his final eight starts with six of those victories coming in Grade 1 races.

Lifetime Stats

Breeders’ Cup Winner
1987 Turf

Previous Races

November 21, 1987Breeders' Cup Turf S.HOLLYWOOD PARK11
October 24, 1987Man o' War S.AQUEDUCT11
September 26, 1987Turf Classic S.BELMONT PARK11
September 06, 1987Budweiser-Arlington MillionARLINGTON13
August 01, 1987Sword Dancer H.BELMONT PARK11
June 13, 1987Bowling Green H.BELMONT PARK11
May 30, 1987Red Smith H.BELMONT PARK21
February 21, 1987Hialeah Turf Cup H.HIALEAH PARK11
January 31, 1987Bougainvillea H.HIALEAH PARK214
December 07, 1986Hollywood Turf Cup InvitationalHOLLYWOOD PARK13
November 01, 1986Breeders' Cup Turf S.SANTA ANITA PARK12
October 12, 1986Oak Tree Invitational S.SANTA ANITA PARK12
August 31, 1986Budweiser-Arlington MillionARLINGTON110
November 02, 1985Breeders' Cup TurfAQUEDUCT111