Breeders’ Cup Challenge

Furia Cruzada Earns First BC Distaff Automatic Berth In Argentina

Before a sellout crowd of nearly 70,000, Chilean bred Furia Cruzada (CHI) earned an automatic berth into the 2015 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) by taking the Gran Premio Criadores-G1 at Hipódromo de Palermo, the first of five Breeders’ Cup Challenge series races of the year in South America. The Gran Premio Criadores is a part […]

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Breeders’ Cup, NBC Sports Teaming Up On 10 ‘Win And You’re In’ Telecasts

The Breeders’ Cup and NBC Sports Group today announced the 2015 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In” television schedule featuring 18 of the best Challenge races leading to the World Championships from top racetracks across the United States. All races will be broadcast by NBC Sports Group and will be supported by an […]

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Sir Winsalot Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth in Argentina

Warning! If the owners of Sir Winsalot (ARG) accept the invitation to make the trip to California to run in the November 1 Breeders’ Cup Turf (GI), Argentina will have enough reasons to have big dreams for him. The 4-year-old son of Lasting Approval offered a virtuoso performance in the Gran Premio 25 de Mayo […]

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Ever Rider Headed to Breeders’ Cup Marathon

Ever Rider (ARG) was the upset winner by a neck over Sunny Rex (ARG) in Friday’s Clasico General Belgrano-G2 at Palermo Racetrack in Argentina, and became the first horse this year to earn an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Marathon (GII) at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, on November 1 through the international […]

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‘Win and You’re In?’ Two Notable Woodbine Fixtures No Longer Part of BC Series

Two of Woodbine’s most important turf races will not be included as part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series this year. The Canadian International (Can-IT) and the E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT), which have been a part of the series since 2007, will not have ‘Win and You’re In’ status this year, according to the Daily […]

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South African racing officials excited to be included in Breeders’ Cup series

Racing officials in South Africa are excited about getting one of their country’s most prestigious races included as part of the ‘Win & You’re In’ Challenge series that is sponsored by the Breeders’ Cup. According to a report by Sport24 out of Cape Town, South Africa, officials are thrilled that the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate (SAf-I), […]

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Wise Dan makes it look easy in Woodbine Mile

Morton Fink’s homebred Wise Dan, the prohibitive favourite at 1-2, made it look easy on Sunday, coasting to victory in the Grade 1, $1-million Ricoh Woodbine Mile. Ridden by John Velazquez, who was winning a record third Mile, after victories aboard Riviera in 2000 and Leroidesanimaux in 2005, Wise Dan patiently followed the leaders Worthadd […]

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Breeders’ Cup announces 15 additional challenge races

Press Release The Breeders’ Cup Challenge, a global series of 68 automatic qualifying races for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, will feature 15 new Grade or Group 1 races this year, with the Breeders’ Cup paying entry fees and providing travel allowances for the winning connections into the Championships, it was announced today by Breeders’ […]

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Paulick Report Forum brought to you by Breeders’ Cup: In a Position to Lead?

Expansion of Breeders’ Cup eligibility to include all foals of non-North American stallions who are nominated to the program is just one new wrinkle approved by an organization that for many years was seen as conservative and risk-averse. Along with the new eligibility rules is an enhanced Challenge Series that pays nominator awards along with […]

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TURFWAY PARK TO CUT FALL MEET DATES AND STAKES

PRESS RELEASE Turfway Park has asked the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to approve a request to cut four Wednesday cards and all but one stakes race from its 2010 Fall Meet, track president Robert N. Elliston announced today.   The request will be considered at the commission’s next meeting, set for July 20.   If […]

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