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The Haiku Handicapper Presented By NYRA Bets: 2022 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

November 3, 2022: Order of Australia, trained by Aidan P. O’Brien, exercises in preparation for the FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Mile presented by PDJF at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky on November 3, 2022. Scott Serio/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup

Time to analyze the 2022 Breeders' Cup Juvenile field, in post position order, in the form of Haiku; a Japanese poem of 17 syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five.

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#1 – Hurricane J
An ambitious jump
Has to keep up with Cave Rock
Through by the turn home

#2 – Congruent
His best Beyer fig
Would be an all-time worst for
Most in today's field

#3 – Cave Rock
West Coast spectacle
Might get fractions to himself
Left alone, he airs

#4 – Forte
Gritty local win
Sets targets and catches them
Tough one to deny

#5 – Verifying
Big-time pedigree
No excuse to lose Champagne
He'd shock in this spot

#6 – Blazing Sevens
Five-wide in the slop
Couldn't deny in his prep
Should pick up pieces

#7 – Wound Up
Moves from turf to dirt
Little suggests improvement
What am I missing?

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#8 – Lost Ark
Troubled Keeneland trip
Stunted meteoric rise
Ought to get a price

#9 – Curly Jack
Iroquois upset
Tosses him in the deep end
Nice horse – Not today

#10 – National Treasure
Baffert's second-string
Tough to gauge his true ceiling
When facing Cave Rock

Cave Rock isn't caught
Yakteen gets his Derby horse
Four, six fill the tri

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