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Raven's Pass rallies to upset in Classic

Updated: October 26, 2008, 3:35 PM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Throughout his career, there has been nothing artificial about Curlin, but in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita's Oak Tree meeting, an artificial surface may have done him in, while elevating Europeans who might not have been in the race otherwise.

Raven's Pass and Henrythenavigator, who traded blows all year in grass races in Europe, transferred that form to the synthetic Pro-Ride surface at Santa Anita and led a one-two finish of Europeans ...

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