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Xpressbet Presents Control Room: XBTV Live From Santa Anita, Tuesday, Nov. 1

Monday was a five-star morning for anyone wanting a look at some of the leading Breeders’ Cup contenders at Santa Anita Park, especially if you were tuned in to Control Room, XBTV.com’s live streaming broadcast from the Arcadia, Calif., racetrack. There was California Chrome, favorite in Saturday’s $6-million Classic, going out for a leisurely gallop […]

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California Chrome Draws Post 4, Installed As Morning-Line Favorite In Classic

California Chrome LLC’s California Chrome and Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate are the top two morning line favorites in a field of 10 3-year-olds and up set for Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), the climax of the 33rd Breeders’ Cup World Championship races to be run Friday and Saturday (Nov. 4-5) at Santa Anita. The […]

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BC Classic Notes: Arrogate, California Chrome Make Strong Impressions Monday

Arrogate/Hoppertunity – Arrogate worked 4f in 46 4/5 Monday morning under Martin Garcia. “Worked really good, he was happy and comfortable,” Garcia said. “It was fine,” Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said. Hoppertunity, Baffert’s other Classic entrant, only jogged but drew the following compliment from Baffert. “Hoppertunity looks the best he’s ever been right […]

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Espinoza Calls Arrogate ‘The Horse To Beat’ In Classic

Victor Espinoza has been down this road before. Kentucky Derby wins, Breeders’ Cup wins, even a Triple Crown victory. Come Saturday, the 44-year-old future Hall of Famer goes for the gold with California Chrome, a fairytale horse the gods have smiled upon again and again. Espinoza has ridden the five-year-old California-bred son of Lucky Pulpit […]

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California Chrome, Tepin, Songbird Top List Of Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries

Led by North America’s all-time leading money earner CALIFORNIA CHROME, two-time Breeders’ Cup champion mare BEHOLDER, Travers Stakes winner ARROGATE, defending champions TEPIN and FOUND (IRE) and Kentucky Derby (G1) winner NYQUIST, an all-star international cast of 185 of the world’s best Thoroughbreds, including 38 from overseas, have been pre-entered for the 2016 Breeders’ Cup […]

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Xpressbet Presents Control Room: XBTV Live From Santa Anita, Wednesday, Oct. 26

It’s day two of Control Room: XBTV Live From Santa Anita, presented by Xpressbet. The XBTV.com cameras at the Arcadia, Calif., racetrack will be focused on Breeders’ Cup participants throughout the morning as they prepare for the Nov. 4-5 world championship races. Control Room is on the air, streaming live video from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT […]

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BC Classic: Arrogate Sharp In Six-Furlong Work At Santa Anita

Travers winner Arrogate impressed onlookers once again Tuesday morning when he worked in company with stablemate and fellow G1-winner Mor Spirit at Santa Anita. The Daily Racing Form timed Arrogate’s workout in 1:10.95 for six furlongs. Equibase has the time officially as 1:11.20. As he did last week, Arrogate continued to gallop past six furlongs; Mike Welsch of […]

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Crawford Confirms Keen Ice For Classic, Hoping For ‘Pace Scenario Problem’

Owner Jerry Crawford has confirmed Keen Ice for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 5 at Santa Anita, reports bloodhorse.com. The 4-year-old son of Curlin will be making just his second start off the summer layoff due to a hind cannon bone fracture, and aiming for just his third lifetime victory. However, Keen Ice still […]

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‘Big, Long-Jumping’ Arrogate Breezes Seven Furlongs At Santa Anita

Arrogate, the record-setting victor of the Travers Stakes, recorded a seven-furlong breeze Tuesday morning at Santa Anita in preparation for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 5, reports the Daily Racing Form. The sophomore son of Unbridled’s Song began the workout in unison with Mor Spirit, but allowed his workmate to gain nearly a five-length […]

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O’Neill ‘Eager And Excited’ For Nyquist To Take On Top Challengers In Classic

J. Paul Reddam’s Nyquist breezed six furlongs over the Santa Anita surface Monday, earning the second-fastest time of the morning in 1:13. The Kentucky Derby winner’s next scheduled start is the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 5, according to trainer Doug O’Neill. “This is home track; he loves it here, he’s undefeated here,” O’Neill told […]

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