Breeders’ Cup 2018: day two – live!

So who do you like? I came down narrowly in favour of Marley’s Freedom when I previewed the card yesterday - tips for all nine races, by the way, are at the bottom of this piece about Enable and the Turf.

It could be argued, of course, that Marley’s Freedom has simply been franking the form of Selcourt’s win earlier in the year, but Selcourt has been absent due to injury and it is always a concern when a horse returns from a long spell on the sidelines.

Trainer form will be an issue for some too, as Selcourt represents John Sadler, whose record at the Breeders’ Cup is 0-41. No other trainer in the history of the meeting has so many losers without finding a winner, and in addition to Selcourt, he has three more chances today to break his losing streak including Accelerate, the favourite, in the Classic.

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