Breeders’ Cup World Championships

Come Dancing ‘Nice And Easy’ In Gallant Bloom Victory

Sent off as the 1-5 post-time favorite, Blue Devil Racing Stable’s Come Dancing didn’t disappoint her backers earning her fourth win from five starts this year, capturing the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap on Sunday at Belmont Park for fillies and mares over the main track. Breaking form post 3 with Hall of Fame […]

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Santa Anita To Install Prototype Data-Gathering Technology On Track Maintenance Equipment

During Wednesday night’s “Racing Surfaces” panel discussion hosted by the University of Louisville’s Equine Industry Program, Dr. Mick Peterson revealed he is working closely with Santa Anita in the lead up to the Breeders’ Cup to install new prototypes of data-gathering technology on the track maintenance equipment. The director of the University of Kentucky Ag […]

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Santa Anita To Unveil New State-Of-The-Art Infield Video Board

With opening day for its 23-day Autumn Meet fast approaching, Santa Anita Park has installed a new state-of-the-art LED Infield video board, which will offer viewers dramatically improved brightness and visual clarity. Manufactured and installed by Daktronics, America’s leading manufacturer of outdoor LED (light-emitting diode) boards, this new 30′ x 54′ display contains 648,000 total […]

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Breeders’ Cup Reveals 2021 Logo For Del Mar Edition

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today unveils the official logo for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which will be held on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6 at the Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California for the second time in the event’s history. To learn more […]

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Breeders’ Cup Nomination Discounts End July 15

Owners of horses of racing age currently not nominated to the Breeders’ Cup program can nominate their runners at discounted rates on or before Monday, July 15 for competition in this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. All horses must be nominated in order to compete in […]

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Big Ass Fans Named Three-Year Sponsor Of Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, and Big Ass Fans, the world’s leading manufacturer of fans and lighting, today announced a multi-year partnership adding Big Ass Fans as an official corporate partner of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and the name-in-title sponsor of the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. The […]

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Breeders’ Cup ‘Evaluating Contingency Plans’; Churchill ‘Could Host On Short Notice’

The 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships is scheduled to be held at Santa Anita Park, but the 23 deaths at the Southern California track could pressure the organization to change that location. President Craig Fravel remains committed to holding the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita, but told the Courier-Journal that he was “evaluating contingency plans.” The […]

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2019 Breeders’ Cup Tickets To Go On Sale To Public March 4

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, has announced that tickets for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will go on sale to the public on March 4 at noon ET/9:00 a.m. PT. The 2019 event will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, […]

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Godolphin Named Leading Breeder Of Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series

Bolstered by Breeders’ Cup Challenge victories from Alizee (AUS), Fine Needle (JPN), Royal Marine (IRE) and Wild Illusion (GB), Godolphin, one of the world’s most successful Thoroughbred racing and breeding operations, has won the John Deere Award as the outstanding breeder of the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The […]

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Breeders’ Cup Oddity: Man Arrested For Trying To Ride Horse Onto Track At Churchill

One of the strangest stories to come out of the weekend’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs was that of Georgetown man Michael Wells-Rody’s Saturday adventure. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, the 24-year-old’s arrest citation stated that he “was manifestly under the influence of alcoholic beverages” when he “snuck into a restricted area he was not authorized […]

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