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Santa Anita Park

November 1 & 1, 1986

The third Breeders’ Cup was held for the first time under the majestic San Gabriel Mountains at Santa Anita. A record Breeders’ Cup crowd of 69,155 were on hand to witness the 4-year-old Lady’s Secret go wire to wire to win the Distaff and become the first Breeders’ Cup champion to be named Horse of the Year. Skywalker, ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr., led the Breeders’ Cup Classic from start to finish.  A record total of $34,884,790 was wagered across North America on the race day program.

1986 Breeders’ Cup Results

Replay Race Winning Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
Classic Skywalker L. Pincay Jr. M. Whittingham Oak Cliff Stable
Sentient Jet Juvenile Capote L. Pincay Jr. D. Lukas B. A. Beal, L. R. French Jr. & E. V. Klein
Longines Distaff Lady's Secret P. Day D. Lukas Mr. & Mrs. Eugene V. Klein
Longines Turf Manila J. Santos L. Jolley Bradley M. Shannon
Mile Last Tycoon (IRE) Y. Saint-Martin R. Collet Richard C. Strauss
14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies Brave Raj P. Valenzuela M. Stute Dolly Green
TwinSpires Sprint Smile J. Vasquez F. Schulhofer Frances A. Genter Stable, Inc