August 27, 2011 - Week 3 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

Bourbon Bay

Owned by David and Jill Heerensperger • Trained by Neil Drysdale • Bred by Adena Springs

Winner of the Cougar II Handicap (gr. III) Watch the Video Replay!

Tres Borrachos

Owned by George Hicker • Trained by Martin Jones • Bred by R. Shapiro, J. Greely IV, and P. Houchens

Winner of the San Diego Handicap (gr. II) Watch the Video Replay!


Owned by Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman • Trained by Bob Baffert • Bred by Glen Hill Farm

Winner of the Haskell Invitational (gr. I) Watch the Video Replay!

Ask the Moon

Owned by Farnsworth Stables • Trained by Marty Wolfson • Bred by Mr. & Mrs. Charles McGinnes & Country Life Farm

Winner of the Ruffian Invitational (gr. I) Watch the Video Replay!


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

Winner of the Whitney Invitational (gr. I) Watch the Video Replay!

Ultra Blend

Owned by Steve M. Sherman • Trained by Art Sherman • Bred by BnD Chase Thoroughbreds & Elven Adams

Winner of the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) Watch the Video Replay!

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