2016 Turf Sprint


Anthony Fanticola and Joseph Scardino’s Obviously ($9.60) became the first favorite to win at the 33rd Breeders’ Cup World Championships, taking the lead shortly out of the gate and then holding off Om by a nose to win the ninth running of the $1 million Turf Sprint (G1) for 3-year-olds and up on Saturday afternoon at Santa Anita Park.

Trained by Phil D’Amato and ridden by Flavien Prat, Obviously covered the 6 ½ furlongs on a firm turf course in 1:11.33. It was the first Breeders’ Cup victory for D’Amato and Prat.

For the 8-year-old Irish-bred Obviously, who was making his fifth Breeders’ Cup start, it was his first taste of success after finishing third, fifth twice and ninth in the past four runnings of the Breeders’ Cup Mile after setting the pace in all four races.

November 5, 2016

Win Place Show
2 Obviously
12 Om
1 Pure Sensation

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Final Order of Finish

1Obviously (IRE)
3Pure Sensation
4Calgary Cat
5Green Mask
6Holy Lute
7Washington DC (IRE)
9Mongolian Saturday
10A Lot
11Home of the Brave (IRE)
13Ambitious Brew
14Karar (GB)


Wager Type Winning Numbers Payoff
Exacta 2-12 $29.10
Trifecta 2-12-1 $156.20
Superfecta 2-12-1-6 $9,686.30
Daily Double 2-2 $63.00
Pick 3 11-2-2 $296.00
Pick 4 6-11-2-2-/7/15 $7,969.85

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