Bernardini didn't even work up a sweat in cruising to a 6 3/4-length victory in the $750,000
``I've got a fresh horse for the Breeders' Cup now," Albertrani said. ``He does things so easily, I don't know if anyone can give him the kind of race where he has to fight."
A fight could develop in the $5 million BC Classic Nov. 4 against Lava Man.
Goodwood Handicap -- Lava Man easily put away his California competition at Santa Anita, earning his fourth consecutive Grade 1 triumph and seventh straight overall this year.
Joe Hirsch Turf Classic --English Channel ($3.30) gave Todd Pletcher his third Grade 1 win with a 4 1/2-length victory at Belmont. The 4-year-old colt covered the 1 1/2 miles in 2:28.69 .
Beldame -- Fleet Indian ($3.80 to win) held off Balletto by a head in the Belmont race for fillies and mares and moves on to the Breeders' Cup Distaff with a 6-for-6 record this year.
Shadwell Turf Mile -- Aussie Rules won the Keeneland race under Garrett Gomez. He covered the mile in Lexington, Ky., in 1:34.23 .
Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Mile -- Aragorn took the lead at the top of the stretch and drew away for a 1-length victory at Santa Anita.
Flower Bowl Invitational -- Pletcher's Honey Ryder ($6.70) edged Film Maker by a nose . Honey Ryder covered the 1 1/4 miles in 2:02.47 at Belmont.
Vosburgh -- Henny Hughes ($3.90) pulled away in the stretch and won by 2 3/4 lengths, at Belmont, stamping himself as the horse to beat in the BC Sprint. The 3-year-old colt, trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, is 3 for 3 this year.
Phoenix Breeders' Cup -- Kelly's Landing won at Keeneland with a dynamic late move on the rail, running 6 furlongs in 1:09.94 to pay $26.20, $11.80, and $7.80 under Rafael Bejarano.
Lane's End Futurity -- Two-year-old Great Hunter raced to his second career win, upsetting divisional leader Circular Quay at Keeneland.