November 7, 2017
World Approval All Class in Breeders’ Cup Mile Win
By: Jeremy Balan Live Oak Plantation's World Approval found his sweet spot at a mile on the grass. Live Oak Plantation's homebred World Approval has found his sweet spot. It took trainer Mark Casse a while—21 starts, to be exact—to get the Northern Afleet gelding at a mile on grass, but that move has put the gray into another stratosphere. With a 1 1/4-length score in the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T) Nov. 4, ahead of runner-up Lancaster Bomber, World Approval now has three straight top-level wins at the distance. His previous two...