Breeders’ Cup

Wise Dan confirmed for BC Mile

Wise Dan, the impressive winner of the Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) in his last start, will be pre-entered in only the Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. IT), owner Morton Fink told the Daily Racing Form Wednesday. There had been wide speculation that the 5-year-old gelding, who is one of the leading candidates for Horse of […]

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As the road to the Breeders’ Cup ramps up, the Paulick Report will be having some fun with the Breeders’ Cup Question of the Week. Featured primarily on our Facebook page, the Breeders’ Cup Question of the Week polls our readers on a subject related to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships each Monday. […]

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Nates Mineshaft joins Mandella barn, may run in BC Dirt Mile

Multiple stakes winner Nates Mineshaft has been transferred to trainer Richard Mandella’s stable, according to a report in the Daily Racing Form. The 5-year-old horse has not started since finishing third in the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) in June. Mandella said that while the horse is a candidate for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile […]

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Breeders’ Cup launches new iPhone, iPad apps for 2012

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that it has launched the Official 2012 Breeders’ Cup iPhone and iPad App in advance of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park on November 2-3. The Official 2012 Breeders’ Cup app will allow iPhone and iPad users to watch all 15 Breeders’ Cup World Championship races live […]

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Nearctic winner Next Question heading to BC Turf Sprint

Next Question, the determined half-length winner of the Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) on Sunday, will make his next start in the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) at Santa Anita. The Nearctic victory earned the 4-year-old gelding an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup, since it’s part of the ‘Win and You’re In’ series sponsored by […]

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Moyglare Stud winner Sky Lantern confirmed for BC Juv. Fillies Turf

Trainer Richard Hannon confirmed Monday that his group 1 winning juvenile filly, Sky Lantern, would make her next start in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT) Nov. 2. The grey daughter of Red Clubs has won three of five starts this season, with her most recent victory coming in the Moyglare Stud Stakes […]

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West: A look at Horse of the Year

With the Breeders’ Cup looming on the horizon in just three weeks, the “race for Horse of the Year comes down to three horses – Game On Dude, Wise Dan, and I’ll Have Another,” writes Gary West for In his latest column, West discusses who he sees as the major contenders for the year-end […]

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My Miss Aurelia works for Ladies Classic

My Miss Aurelia, winner of the Grade I $1 million Cotillion Stakes at Parx, worked five furlongs for the Ladies’ Classic in 59.40. “She went beautiful,” said Steve Asmussen, who was on hand for the drill. “They caught her a little quicker than I did but I thought she went over the track great.” Ladies’ […]

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Game On Dude highlights Baffert workers

Game On Dude headed a parade of heavyweight hopefuls Sunday morning prepping for the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita as the countdown began in earnest for the 28th World Championship events at The Great Race Place on Nov. 2 and 3. The early favorite for the $5 million Classic at 1 ¼ miles on Nov. […]

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