Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In

Upset win at York gives jockey Hayley Turner historic second Group 1

Hayley Turner became the first female jockey to record two Group 1 victories in Britain Friday aboard 20-1 longshot Margot Did in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes.  The five-furlong turf dash at York was a “Win and You’re In” event for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Churchill Downs in November. Last month, Turner became only […]

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Goldikova seeks 15th G1 win Monday at Deauville

Press Release Three-time TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile champion Goldikova (IRE) leads the field for Monday’s one mile Prix Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques le Marois at Deauville for an automatic berth into the $2 million TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile at Churchill Downs through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series. The Breeders’ Cup Challenge is a global series […]

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Ladies Classic bid on the line in Ruffian Invitational

Press Release Seven evenly-matched fillies and mares will go postward in Sunday’s $250,000 Ruffian Invitational at Saratoga Race Course, and one will emerge not only with her first Grade 1 victory but an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic as well. The 1 1/8-mile Ruffian is the second “Win and You’re In” race […]

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Breeders’ Cup, John Deere launch breeder competition

Press Release The Breeders’ Cup announced today that John Deere has been renewed as a marketing partner and the official equipment supplier of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. As a part of the new agreement, John Deere will team with Breeders’ Cup and NTRA Advantage to create the John Deere Award, a competition among breeders […]

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Workforce heads BC Win and You’re In race at Ascot

Press Release Saturday’s $1.56 million group I King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, sponsored by Betfair, has lured an all-star cast to Ascot, with the winner guaranteed a starting spot in the $3 million Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Turf at Churchill Downs on November 5. Run at 1 1/2 miles, the King George figures […]

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Nearly a dozen BC berths up for grabs at Del Mar, Saratoga

Press Release Saratoga and Del Mar, racing’s two premier summer meets, open for business this week and are sure to go a long way in determining the pecking order in several divisions. Del Mar, just north of San Diego, will offer six guaranteed berths into the Breeders’ Cup, while Saratoga in Upstate New York will […]

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Hollywood Gold Cup day to feature Candy, Dudes and ESPN

Press Release Twirling Candy will seek the second Grade I victory of his career in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup Saturday at Hollywood Park. A Grade I at 1 ¼ miles over Cushion Track, the Gold Cup is a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” race. The Breeders’ Cup nominated winner of the Gold Cup […]

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Brazillian champion Mr. Nedawi earns spot in BC Marathon

Mr. Nedawi drove to a clear victory in the Clasico General Balgrano (Arg-G2) June 20 at Hipodromo Palmermo in Buenos Aires, earning him a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Marathon as part of the BC “Win and You’re In” series, according to The Thoroughbred Times.

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Crist: Win and you’re in a false premise

Steven Crist of the Daily Racing Form takes the Breeders’ Cup to task over the Win and You’re In program claiming that much of it is a false premise or ineffective in its aims. “The central problem is that it proceeds from false premises: That victory in one of these races is necessary to gain […]

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Breeders’ Cup: Met Mile is first “win and you’re in” race

Press Release Monday’s (May 30) grade I Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park will be the first Breeders’ Cup Challenge race held in the U.S. this year. The winner of the Met Mile will earn an automatic starting position into the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile at the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs, […]

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