Breeders’ Cup

Leaders Named For Louisville’s 2018 Breeders’ Cup Host Committee

Although it has only been two weeks since the conclusion of the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Championship at Del Mar, work is already underway with regards to the 2018 event, which will be held at Churchill Downs for the first time since 2011. Louisville Business First reports that Breeders’ Cup officials met at Churchill Downs Nov. 15, where […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Kimmel Overcomes The Odds With Bar Of Gold

Perhaps it is only fitting that John Kimmel trained Bar of Gold, the 66-1 longshot who pulled one of the most stunning upsets in Breeders’ Cup history when she won the Grade 1 Filly & Mare Sprint at Del Mar in the final stride. The odds have seemingly been stacked against him for years. Although […]

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Torrie Horses Connect Breeders’ Cup With Del Mar Art Scene

The Breeders’ Cup has come and gone from Del Mar, but life-sized replicas of the “Torrie horse” that sits atop the series’ trophies are still sprinkled around San Diego County. CNN reports about 20 fiberglass Torrie horses were distributed to local artists ahead of the Breeders’ Cup in a campaign called ‘Art of the Horse.’ […]

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Flashy Breeders’ Cup Winner Talismanic Could Make Next Run In Hong Kong

Winner of the Breeders’ Cup Turf over Beach Patrol, Godolphin Stable’s Talismanic could make his next start in Hong Kong. Trainer Andre Fabre told At The Races that the 4-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro prefers to chase a faster early pace, more in line with the American style of racing. “The French style of racing does […]

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Haskin: Remember ‘The Real Arrogate,’ Not His Runs At Del Mar

Hall of Fame turfwriter Steve Haskin addressed the “bewildering” dichotomy of the big gray Arrogate in his blog at bloodhorse.com this week, coming to the conclusion that the Bob Baffert-trained colt’s four-race run of breathtaking performances should be his legacy, rather than his terrible downfall in the latter half of 2017. “We saw two distinctly different […]

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Top-Rated Bolt D’Oro Committed To San Felipe, Santa Anita Derby In 2018

America’s top rated 2-year-old, Bolt d’Oro will stay home at Santa Anita on the road to the Kentucky Derby in May, according to owner/trainer Mick Ruis. “We appreciate having stalls at Santa Anita and we want to run our horse here,” said Ruis, when reached by telephone Thursday afternoon in New York City. “Right now our plan […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Nicks Creates His Own ‘Luck’ With Caledonia Road

Five years ago, trainer Ralph Nicks wasn’t sure he’d make it through the winter. His New York-based stable had dwindled to just 12 horses, and he would end up saddling the winners of just 13 races in 2012 – the smallest number of his career. “I didn’t know where (my career) was headed,” said the […]

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Breeders’ Cup At Del Mar Receives ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ Reviews From European Horsemen

They came. They saw. They conquered, somewhat. The Europeans left, from virtually all accounts, pleased that they made the approximately 5,500-mile journey over the Atlantic Ocean, and the length of the U.S.A., for last weekend’s $26.5 million Breeders’ Cup World Championships, hosted for the first time by Del Mar. They left impressed with what they […]

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Breeders’ Cup Completes ‘Unprecedented’ Out Of Competition Testing Program

Breeders’ Cup completed an unprecedented out of competition pre- and post-race testing program at this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar, Nov. 3-4, which included the testing of 195 horses. Breeders’ Cup has long been at the forefront of out of competition testing and this year the organization enacted its most comprehensive testing […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Lessons From Old Del Mar?

Hosting a Breeders’ Cup at a new venue always brings some trepidation, but the racing industry has just completed the task twice in the last three years — Keeneland in 2015 and Del Mar this year. So where do these Breeders’ Cup editions stack up? In the latest version of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow […]

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