Breeders’ Cup Challenge

Mozu Ascot Gives Frankel First G1 Dirt Winner In February Stakes

Capital System’s 6-year-old favorite Mozu Ascot swept to the front in the final furlong to win Sunday’s 37th running of the 1-mile, $2 million February Stakes (G1) on dirt by 2 ½ lengths over huge longshot K T Brave (JPN) at Tokyo Racecourse, and gained the first automatic berth into this year’s $6 million Longines […]

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Vardy, Queen Supreme Score Breeders’ Cup Berths In South Africa

Kantor, Blank, Sarkis & Yutar’s 4-year-old gelding Vardy (SAF) made a sustained bid in the final 300 yards under jockey Craig Zackey to capture Saturday’s 1-mile R1.5 million L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate (G1) by 1 ¼ lengths over One World (SAF) at Kenilworth Racecourse, and earned an automatic berth into the $2 million TVG Breeders’ Cup […]

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Nao Da Mais Will Target Breeders’ Cup Turf After ‘Win And You’re In’ Score In Argentina

Haras Phillipson’s 3-year-old homebred Nao Da Mais (BRZ), a three-time Group 1 winner in Brazil, was sent to Argentina and made his biggest career score on Saturday, going wire to wire under jockey Carlos Lavor and holding off the favored Mirinaque (ARG), to win the 1 ½-mile Gran Premio International Carlos Pellegrini (G1) by three-quarters […]

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Blue Prize Shocks Elate For Spinster Repeat

Merriebelle Stable’s Blue Prize (ARG) ran down odds-on favorite Elate in the final sixteenth of a mile, winning the 64th running of the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1) by a half-length before a Sunday afternoon crowd of 10,303 at Keeneland. Trained by Ignacio Correas IV and ridden by Joe Bravo, Blue Prize earned a fees-paid berth […]

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Tower Of London Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth In Japan’s Sprinters Stakes

Godolphin’s 4-year-old Tower of London (JPN), ridden by Christophe Lemaire, caught pacesetter Mozu Superflare in the final yards to win Sunday’s 53rd running of the six-furlong US$2,075,000 Sprinters Stakes (G1) at Nakayama Racecourse, and gained an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The Breeders’ Cup Challenge is […]

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Code Of Honor Takes Jockey Club Gold Cup Via Disqualification

W.S. Farish’s homebred Code of Honor scored his second Grade 1 win in a row this Saturday, albeit via disqualification. The 3-year-old son of Noble Mission, ridden by John Velazquez for trainer Shug McGaughey, will be listed as the official winner of the G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup after first-place finisher, Vino Rosso, was taken […]

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Imperial Hint Battles Back To Nail Firenze Fire In Vosburgh

Raymond Mamone’s pint-sized Imperial Hint showed off the size of his heart once again in Saturday’s Grade 1 Vosburgh Stakes, winning the contest for the second straight year under jockey Javier Castellano. The 6-year-old son of Imperialism, trained by Luis Carvajal, Jr., grabbed the lead at the start but was headed by 2-1 second choice […]

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‘Genuine And Tough’ Royal Dornoch Captures Juddmonte Royal Lodge

Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and Mrs. John Magnier’s 2-year-old longshot Royal Dornoch (IRE), under jockey Wayne Lordan, prevailed by a neck over 6-5 favored Kameko to win Saturday’s one-mile $160,000 Juddmonte Royal Lodge (GII) at Newmarket Racecourse. With this victory, Royal Dornoch earned an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf through the international […]

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Danon Smash Seeks Breeders’ Cup Berth In Japan’s Sprinters Stakes

Danox Co. Ltd.’s 4-year-old Danon Smash (JPN) and Godolphin’s Tower of London (JPN), lead a field of 16 entered for Sunday’s six-furlong, $1,991,659 Sprinters Stakes (G1) at Nakayama Racecourse, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The Breeders’ Cup Challenge is an international […]

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