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BC Juvenile Turf Winner Hootenanny To Target English 2,000 Guineas

Trainer Wesley Ward has indicated that his talented colt Hootenanny, winner of the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, will target the British Classic races in 2015. At the Races reports that Ward will target the Group 1 Qipco 2,000 Guineas … Continue reading

Maddy Lab Reports All Breeders’ Cup Tests Cleared

All samples collected from 2014 Breeders’ Cup horses have been cleared by the Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory at UC Davis. All horses competing in Breeders’ Cup races October 31 and November 1 at Santa Anita Park underwent … Continue reading

Coburn to Reuters: Chrome Will Race at Four

California Chrome owner Steve Coburn told the news agency Reuters on Monday afternoon that the Derby and Preakness-winning 3-year-old will have a career at age four. The announcement is a reversal from previous reports that the colt’s ownership was interested … Continue reading

Classic: Rome Says ‘You Have to Be Lucky and We Weren’t’

Jim Rome, co-owner of Breeders’ Cup Classic favorite Shared Belief, discussed the controversial running of the race on his popular CBS Sports radio talk show Monday, saying he “can live with the decision” made by California Horse Racing Board stewards not … Continue reading

Velazquez Named Jockeys’ Guild ‘Jockey of the Week’

John Velazquez, winner of the Breeders’ Cup’s Bill Shoemaker Award for his riding achievements in the Thoroughbred Championship event, has been named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week of October 27-November 2. This was the third time … Continue reading

Motion on Turf Winner Main Sequence: ‘The World is His Oyster’

Trainer Graham Motion celebrated the 10th anniversary of his first Breeders’ Cup success in the Santa Anita winner’s circle Saturday after saddling Main Sequence for victory in the Turf. Motion’s first career Breeders’ Cup victory came with Better Talk Now … Continue reading

European Contenders Regroup, Head Home After BC Efforts

All the European challengers were reported to be in good shape and had eaten up after their respective races at this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The first flight out of California is due to leave on Sunday afternoon and … Continue reading

Future Plans Unknown for California Chrome, Shared Belief

“He pulled up good,” said Art Sherman, trainer of Breeders’ Cup Classic third-place finisher California Chrome by telephone from his Los Alamitos base Sunday after shipping the 3yo colt back from Santa Anita Saturday night. “It was a great race … Continue reading

Bayern Exits Classic Victory in Good Order; Dubai World Cup Could Be Next Goal

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert reported that all of his Breeders’ Cup starters came out of their races in good order, but all of the buzz was about Bayern, who delivered Baffert his 11th Breeders’ Cup victory and his … Continue reading

Stewards Explain Decision in BC Classic Inquiry

Santa Anita stewards met with press Sunday morning to discuss their ruling towards the official order of the Breeders’ Cup Classic, a decision which left Bayern on top after a lengthy inquiry into interference at the start of the race. … Continue reading

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