BC Sprint: Henny Hughes a 2-1 favorite

Nov. 1, 2006 at 4:38 PM   |   Comments

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Favorites Henny Hughes and Bordonaro drew starting positions one spot apart for Saturday's $2.1 million Breeders' Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs in Kentucky.

A total of 14 horses are entered for the 6-furlong race for 3-year-olds and up. Henny Hughes, with John Velazquez up, drew the No. 4 post position and has opening odds of 2-1. Bordonaro, at 3-1, is in the sixth post position with Patrick Valenzuela in the irons.

Henny Hughes, a 3-year-old, has seen limited action this year, but has won all three of its races and never finished worse than second in eight career races. Bordonaro, a 5-year-old, is 3-1-0 this year and has nine firsts in 11 career races.

The rest of the Sprint field, with post position, horse, jockey and odds: 1, Thor's Echo, Corey Nakatani, 10-1; 2, Friendly Island, Ramon Dominguez, 30-1; 3, Lewis Michael, Rene Douglas, 30-1; 5, Areyoutalkintome, Victor Valenzuela, 30-1; 7, Nightmare Affair, Edgar Prado; 30-1; 8, Pomeroy, Eddie Castro, 8-1; 9, Too Much Bling, Garrett Gomez, 10-1; 10, War Front, Jose Santos, 12-1; 11, Siren Lure, Alex Solis, 10-1; 12, Malibu Mint, Kyle Kaenel, 30-1; 13, Attila's Storm, Cornelia Velasquez, 20-1; and 14, Kelly's Landing, Rafael Bejarano, 20-1.

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