breeders’ cup classic

Arrogate Draws Outside Post For Pacific Classic At Del Mar

Arrogate, the North American earnings champion with something to prove at Del Mar, will get a chance to do just that this Saturday when he heads a field of eight horses in the $1-million TVG Pacific Classic. The gray by Unbridled’s Song was assigned Post 8 at a special “Draw Party” Tuesday evening at the […]

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Accelerate, Collected ‘Very Nice’ In Final Works For TVG Pacific Classic

Accelerate and Collected put in final workouts Sunday in preparation for Saturday’s $1 million TVG Pacific Classic, the signature event of the summer meeting and a “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Classic-nominated champion 4-year-old filly Songbird also worked before owner Rick Porter put out word, via Facebook, that she would run next in the […]

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Arrogate, Collected Y Accelerate Ajustan Condiciones Para El Pacific Classic

Los tres principales aspirantes para el Pacific Classic (G1) del venidero 19 de Agosto están mostrando su mejor condición en Del Mar con miras a la importante prueba, que le garantiza al ganador su inscripción en la Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) a disputarse 4 de Noviembre en ese mismo hipódromo. Collected, pupilo de Bob Baffert […]

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Arrogate ‘Back To His Old Self Again,’ Drills Seven Furlongs In 1:25.20 For Pacific Classic

Working on his own with jockey Martin Garcia in the tack, superstar Arrogate clipped off a solid seven-furlong drill in 1:25.20 Tuesday at Del Mar as trainer Bob Baffert and regular rider Mike Smith looked on from the track’s grandstand. The big, gray colt broke off from the five-furlong pole at 7:55 on an overcast […]

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Los Tresañeros De 2017: Existe Algún Líder En Esta Generación?

Hasta la fecha, la generación de tresañeros de 2017 en los Estados Unidos ha dejado más dudas que respuestas. A diferencia de otras temporadas, donde ha habido un claro líder de la generación, este año se ha caracterizado por la inconsistencia. No ha habido un caballo que destaque desde el principio, como en su momento […]

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Collected, Accelerate In Solid Form Approaching Pacific Classic

The two main contenders likely to take on Arrogate in the Aug. 19 Pacific Classic both turned in workouts over the Del Mar oval Monday morning, according to drf.com. Arrogate’s Bob Baffert-trained stablemate Collected continued to impress bystanders with a one-mile tune-up in 1:37.40, and Accelerate, who recently defeated an inexplicably dull Arrogate in the […]

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Lucky ‘Rabbit’s Foot’: Gun Runner’s Extra Horseshoe Brings Additional Intrigue To Whitney

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimney’s Gun Runner was in fine fettle Sunday morning following his 5 ¼-length domination in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney – a performance made all the more memorable by a wayward horseshoe that mystifyingly made its way into the chestnut colt’s tail. “He’s fabulous, happy with himself, came back great,” […]

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Bobby Flay Joins NBC Broadcast Team As Analyst For Saturday’s Whitney

Prominent chef and television personality Bobby Flay will appear for the first time on Saturday’s NBC Breeders’ Cup broadcast of the Whitney Stakes at Saratoga, according to newsday.com. The Thoroughbred owner and breeder, a member of the board of directors for both the Breeders’ Cup and the New York Racing Association, will serve as both a […]

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Weekend Lineup: Gun Runner Towers Over Whitney Rivals

Saturday’s racing action is all about Gun Runner at Saratoga in the Grade 1 Whitney Stakes, as the Steve Asmussen trainee is 4-5 as he takes on a field of six others. Inconsistent but dangerous Keen Ice could pose a threat if he runs his best race, and both War Story and Tu Brutus could […]

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NBC To Host Live Coverage Of Whitney Stakes From Saratoga

Led by multiple graded stakes winner Gun Runner, a top field of seven horses is set for the 1 1/8 mile, $1.2 million Whitney this Saturday, August 5 at 5 p.m. ET on the live NBC broadcast from Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The one-hour ‘Summer at Saratoga’ program, which will also include […]

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