breeders’ cup juvenile

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Opens Thanksgiving Day

Unbeaten Nashua Stakes (Grade III) winner Independence Hall and upset Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (GI) winner Storm the Court are among the 24 betting interests in Pool 1 of the 2020 Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which kicks off a four-day run at Churchill Downs on Thanksgiving Day. Both Independence Hall and Storm the Court were made […]

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Promising Juvenile Maxfield Out 60 Days After Surgery For Ankle Chip Removal

Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity winner Maxfield, scratched earlier this month from the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile due to what was initially diagnosed as a foot bruise, underwent surgery on Monday to remove a “mildly displaced” chip in his ankle. The 2-year-old son of Street Sense will be out 60 days, according to owner Godolphin, after which […]

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Juvenile Winner Storm The Court ‘Just Chilling,’ Could Target February Return

As a consequence of Storm The Court’s victory in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on November 1 at Santa Anita, the Peter Eurton-trained colt will be one of, if not the early favorites for the 2020 Kentucky Derby. Even though the win, under jockey Flavien Prat, was at odds of 45-1 and came after even-money favorite […]

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‘Extremely Special’ Maxfield To Get Freshening, Target 2020 Campaign

Godolphin’s highly-regarded colt Maxfield, who scratched out of last weekend’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I), will get a freshening for the remainder of 2019 and target a 2020 campaign, according to his trainer Brendan Walsh. Maxfield, an impressive 5 ½-length winner of the $500,000 Breeders’ Futurity (Grade I) at Keeneland, was scratched from […]

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‘No One Was Able To Close’: Disappointing Finishers Dennis’ Moment, Scabbard Look To Rebound From Juvenile

Highly-touted juvenile Dennis’ Moment returned to training Thursday morning at Churchill Downs following his disappointing last-place finish in Friday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I) at Santa Anita. “I just wanted to get him out there to see how he’d handle things,” trainer Dale Romans said. “He looked really good. We’ll see where we go next […]

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‘He’ll Be Back’: Dennis’ Moment Deemed Okay After Stumbling Start In Juvenile

While the gut punch of the outcome was still being felt among his connections, Dennis’ Moment was reported to be in good order after stumbling badly at the break en route to finishing last as the favorite in the TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. The son of Tiznow went to his knees out of gate under […]

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Storm The Court Fends Off Challenge From Anneau D’Or To Upset Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Jockey Flavien Prat continued his banner 2019 season with a 45-1 victory aboard Storm the Court in Friday’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. He and the Peter Eurton trainee grabbed the lead at the start after adding blinkers for the first time. Storm the Court was able to fend off a late challenge from Anneau […]

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Breeders’ Cup News Minute Powered By DRF Formulator: Who Will Win On Future Stars Friday?

The moment has finally arrived — five races featuring 2-year-olds will kick of the 36th running of the World Championships on “Future Stars Friday.” In this edition of The Breeders’ Cup News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick make their selections for the Friday card and share a Formulator Fact involving one of the top […]

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Breeders’ Cup News Minute Powered By DRF Formulator: Young Stars Finding Heart

Horse racing’s “Future Stars” will give it their best to kick off the 36th running of the World Championships at Santa Anita. In this edition of the Breeders’ Cup News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick talk about the star power in this year’s Juvenile and talk to trainers Bob Baffert and Dale Romans. Plus […]

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The Haiku Handicapper Presented By TVG: 2019 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Time to analyze the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile field, in post position order, in the form of Haiku; a Japanese poem of 17 syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five. #1 – Dennis’ Moment Pea Patch flag bearer Ran a professional prep Left some in the tank #2 – Wrecking Crew Expensive sale […]

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