Breeders’ Cup

Shanghai Bobby confirmed for Breeders’ Cup

Starlight Racing confirmed Monday afternoon that their undefeated Champagne Stakes (gr. I) winner, Shanghai Bobby, would make his next start in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Nov. 3. “Todd and I discussed our options this morning,” said Starlight Racing’s managing partner Jack Wolf in the press release. “The colt came out of the race […]

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Noble Tune sings winning song in Pilgrim Stakes

Noble Tune swept past the early leaders on the far turn and drew off to a sharp three-length victory in the $150,000 Pilgrim Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park Oct. 8. The race was the first of three stakes races at Belmont on a special Columbus Day card. The victory earned the 2-year-old son of […]

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Connections to supplement Obviously to BC Mile

Anthony Fanticola and Joseph Scrardino’s Obviously, impressive wire-to-wire winner of the Arroyo Seco Mile (gr. IIT), will be nominated to the Breeders’ Cup program at a cost of $100,000. He will make his next start in the Nov. 3 Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. IT). The 4-year-old gelding was not nominated to the Breeders’ Cup program […]

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Favored In Lingerie powers to victory in Juddmonte Spinster

Favored In Lingerie split horses at the top of the stretch and drew off to win the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 7. The victory earned the 3-year-old daughter of Empire Maker an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) since it is part of the ‘Win and […]

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Acclamation to miss remainder of year

It’s official. There will be no Breeders’ Cup for Acclamation this year. Trainer Don Warren confirmed speculation that the 2011 Eclipse Award winner as outstanding older male would not make the World Championship events at Santa Anita on Nov. 2 and 3. “It flared up a little bit again,” Warren said Sunday morning, referring to […]

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Thirteen fillies to try for BC berth in JPMorgan Chase Jessamine

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Always Kitten, winner of the Happy Ticket over one mile at Louisiana Downs in her most recent start, headlines a field of 13 entered Sunday for Thursday’s 22nd running of the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G3) for 2-year-old fillies going 1 1/16 miles on the turf. The JPMorgan Chase Jessamine is […]

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Musical Romance preps for BC with win in Mike Sherman

Pinnacle Racing Stables and Bill Kaplan’s Eclipse Award winning female sprinter Musical Romance bid a proper farewell to Calder Casino & Race Course on Saturday, winning the $55,000 Mike Sherman Memorial Stakes in her 25th and final start over her home track in advance of her November 3 title defense in the Breeders’ Cup Filly […]

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Coil holds off Capital Account to take SA Sprint Championship

Coil held off the late charge of stablemate Capital Account to win the $250,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) by a head Oct. 6. The victory earned the 4-year-old son of Point Given an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr. I) since it is part of the ‘Win and You’re In’ Series […]

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Wise Dan charges to sharp win in Shadwell Turf Mile

Wise Dan took command at the top of the stretch and drew off to a powerful victory in the $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) at Keeneland Oct. 6. The 5-year-old gelding by Wiseman’s Ferry won for the 12th time in 19 lifetime starts, and has now won three consecutive stakes races. At the start […]

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