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HRTV Releases Breeders’ Cup Schedule

HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will present comprehensive live coverage leading into, and continuing through, the 31st running of the Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious worldwide event, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 31, and Saturday, … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Riders Plan Saez Tribute

Riders in next weekend’s Breeders’ Cup will sport patches reading “JS” on their pants and boots in honor of Juan Saez, the apprentice who was killed earlier this month at Indiana Grand, per the Daily Racing Form. The Jockeys’ Guild also … Continue reading

Sprint: Bourbon Courage Provides Gorder’s First Shot at Breeders’ Cup

Trainer Kellyn Gorder never has started a horse in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, but that figures to change in the next two weeks thanks to Bourbon Courage. With owners Jamie Hill and Mike McMahon of Bourbon Lane Stable looking … Continue reading

Classic: Shared Belief Works Sharp Six Furlongs at Golden Gate

Shared Belief, in his longest workout leading up to the G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic, drilled six furlongs in 1:14 2/5 handily on Golden Gate Fields’ Tapeta surface Tuesday morning. With jockey Russell Baze aboard, Shared Belief recorded splits of 13 … Continue reading

National Museum of Racing to Host Breeders’ Cup Preview Program Oct. 25

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will host its annual Breeders’ Cup Preview Program on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. in the Museum’s Hall of Fame Gallery. Racing experts Jeff Carle, Seth Merrow and Michael Veitch … Continue reading

Maragh Forced To Miss Breeders’ Cup

Jockey Rajiv Maragh confirmed Monday that he will not be able to make it back in time to ride in the Breeders’ Cup. Maragh, who suffered a broken arm in a spill in the G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup, told … Continue reading

Turf: Magician Leads O’Brien’s Breeders’ Cup Raiding Party

Magician, winner of the 2013 G1 Breeders’ Cup Turf, will return to Santa Anita and attempt to defend his title in the upcoming edition of the $3 million race. According to the Racing Post, Magician will anchor trainer Aidan O’Brien’s … Continue reading

Untapable, Tapiture Head Sunday BC Workers at Santa Anita

Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable (Distaff) and West Virginia Derby winner Tapiture (Dirt Mile) each worked five furlongs, in a bullet 58.60 and 59.60, respectively, while Lucky Player (Juvenile) also went five furlongs in 59.60. “They’re getting over the track really … Continue reading

Sprint: Trainer Baltas ‘Confident’ in Big Macher

Bargain claim Big Macher worked five furlongs on a picturesque Sunday morning at Santa Anita in a bullet :58.60 for the $1.5 million Xpressbet Breeders’ Cup Sprint at six furlongs on Nov. 1. It was the fastest of 67 drills … Continue reading

Distaff: Beholder Out of Breeders’ Cup

Two-time champion Beholder will not be able to defend her title in the Oct. 31 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) after spiking a fever Sunday morning at Santa Anita. Trainer Richard Mandella confirmed that the decision was made along with owner … Continue reading