Description: Obviously (IRE) B, G, foaled April 29, 2008 (Choisir (AUS) - Leala (IRE), by Montjeu (IRE)) becomes the oldest horse to win on the 2016 Breeders' Cup World Championship card at the age 8 when he won the $1 million Grade I Turf Sprint over the about distance of six furlongs on the 'firm' turf course at Santa Anita Park November 5, 2016. Jockey Flavien Prat and Obviously got the lead shortly after the break and lead the field past every pole (21.41, 43.08, 105.21) to post a nose victory over Om in a final time of 1:11.32. Om was well back at the top of the lane and came flying to just miss. Pure Sensation was in contention down the lane but had to settle for the show one length behind Om. Obviously is 13-6-4 from 29 starts and he has earned $2,321,751. He is owned by Anthony Fanticola and Joseph Scardino and he is being trained by Philip D'Amato. Stud Dona Pancha's 9 year Calidoscopio (A Gryder, G Frankel) is the oldest horse to win a Breeders' Cup race when he won the 2012 Grade II Breeders' Cup Marathon run at 1 3/4 miles on the turf. The Marathon was run for the last time in 2013 with Waratah Thoroughbreds' London Bridge (M Smith, J Hughes) winning. Drawing by Daily Racing Funnies ®.
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