Euros Steal Cup
Raven's Pass and jockey Frankie Detorri (left) upset the Classic.
Raven's Pass completed a banner day for the Europeans as he scored an upset in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita. Defending champ Curlin faded to fourth in the stretch. Story
• Paulick: The Eclipse puzzle | Finley: Curlin best horse this year
• High five: Euros have five-win day | Cronley: At least it's not soccer
• High five: Euros have five-win day | Cronley: At least it's not soccer
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Post positions and odds
|Breeders' Cup World Championships Schedule|
Friday, Nov. 6 at Oak Tree at Santa Anita
|Breeders' Cup Marathon||ESPN2||3:35 p.m.||Man of Iron|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf||ESPN2||4:08 p.m.||Tapitsfly|
|Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (Grade I)||ESPN2||4:45 p.m.||She Be Wild|
|Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (Grade I)||ESPN2||5:23 p.m.||Midday (GB)|
|Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (Grade I)||ESPN2||6:02 p.m.||Informed Decision|
|Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (Grade I)||ESPN2||6:45 p.m.||Life is Sweet|
Saturday, Nov. 7 at Oak Tree at Santa Anita
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (Grade II)||ABC||1:45 p.m.||Pounced|
|Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint||ABC||2:23 p.m.||California Flag|
|Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (Grade I)||ABC||3:10 p.m.||Dancing in Silks|
|Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (Grade I)||ESPN||3:49 p.m.||Vale of York|
|TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (Grade I)||ESPN||4:28 p.m.||Goldikova|
|Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (Grade I)||ESPN||5:12 p.m.||Furthest Land|
|Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (Grade I)||ESPN||5:57 p.m.||Conduit|
|Breeders' Cup Classic (Grade I)||ESPN||6:45 p.m.||Zenyatta|