August 6, 2011 - Week 1 Nominees

This year's Perfect Trip Award will recognize a Breeders' Cup Challenge race winner from this season's North American races that best exemplifies a "Perfect Trip". The winner will be selected from a panel of racing experts and will have the opportunity to experience his or her own "Perfect Trip" through Sentient Jet, with complimentary round-trip private jet travel for six people to the 2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs. The Perfect Trip Award winner will be announced the week of November 1st, and the owner will be awarded the Perfect Trip trophy on ESPN during the Championship weekend.

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This Week's Nominees


Owned by William L. Clifton, Jr. • Trained by H. James Bond • Bred by Whisper Hill Farm

Winner of the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) Watch the Video Replay!

Courageous Cat

Owned by Pam and Martin Wygod • Trained by William I. Mott • Bred by Pam and Martin Wygod

Winner of the Shoemaker Mile (gr. IT) Watch the Video Replay!

Teaks North

Owned by Jules Boutelle • Trained by Justin Sallusto • Bred by BryLynn Farm

Winner of the United Nations (gr. IT) Watch the Video Replay!

Giant Ryan

Owned by Shivananda Parbhoo • Trained by Bisnath Parbhoo • Bred by Thomas/Lakin

Winner of the Smile Sprint Handicap (gr. II) Watch the Video Replay!

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