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‘All In’: Breeders’ Cup To Launch Digital Docuseries Oct. 22 On Facebook

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, today announces its first-ever digital docuseries. Titled “ALL IN: The Road to the Classic,” the seven-part series will debut on Facebook Watch on October 22 with subsequent episodes premiering over the following days.  The docuseries will offer an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the competitive and career-making journeys of the owners, trainers, […]

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Breeders’ Cup To Recognize Winner Of Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project today announced a partnership with the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, bringing together the most prestigious weekend of Thoroughbred racing in the United States and the premier showcase of off-track Thoroughbreds. RRP organizes the $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, which takes place Oct. 4-7 […]

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Top DJ Vice To Perform At 2018 Breeders’ Cup

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today announced that electronic artist Vice as a musical headliner for the 35th Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which will take place on November 2 and 3 at the iconic Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Ky. With more than 20 singles released, Vice is an […]

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Current Regulatory System ‘Not Deterring Cheaters – It Is Enabling Them,’ Janney And Fravel Tell Congress

Stuart Janney, chairman of The Jockey Club, and Breeders’ Cup president and CEO Craig Fravel have written to the Congressional committee that recently held a hearing on the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017 (H.R. 2651) in rebuttal to the testimony of several witnesses who spoke against the legislation. The Jockey Club and Breeders’ Cup are […]

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Breeders’ Cup Names Four Celebrities To Ambassadors Program

Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international event, today announces four new Breeders’ Cup Ambassadors, a distinction awarded to celebrity racing fans and owners. The new Breeders’ Cup Ambassadors will promote and serve as spokespersons for the upcoming 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which will be held in Louisville, Kentucky on Nov. 2 and […]

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On Capitol Hill: Backers, Opponents Debate Horseracing Integrity Act

Change vs the status quo. That was the theme of Friday’s debate at a hearing on Capitol Hill about the Horseracing Integrity Act. The bill would, among other things, ban the use of Lasix on race day and put drug testing and medication oversight in the hands of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Whether […]

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Backers, Foes Of Horseracing Integrity Act To Testify Before Congress

Five racing executives, two members of the House of Representatives and one animal welfare organization official have agreed to testify before a Congressional subcommittee on Friday to discuss the pros and cons of the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017. The House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection […]

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$100,000 Grand Prize, VIP Experiences Part Of Breeders’ Cup Capture The Classic Challenge Promotion

Breeders’ Cup has announced the launch of a new promotion centered around the highly competitive Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series on NBC Sports. The competition, titled  The $100,000 Capture the Classic Challenge, asks participants to predict the winners of six Classic Division Races that will be televised live on NBC or NBCSN – the Belmont Stakes, Stephen […]

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Breeders’ Cup Putting All 2-Year-Old Races On New ‘Future Stars Friday’ Program

The Breeders’ Cup today announced a new and exciting race schedule for the 35th Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on Nov. 2-3, 2018. This year, and in the future, all five of the Breeders’ Cup races for 2-year-olds will be run on the first day of the event to be […]

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Breeders’ Cup, Sky Sports Racing Strike Deal For Live TV Coverage In UK, Ireland

At The Races (“ATR”) will broadcast the 2018 edition of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships exclusively live in the UK and Ireland, it was announced today. In addition, Sky Sports Racing will broadcast the 2019 and 2020 events exclusively live following the launch of the new HD, dedicated racing channel, as the successor to ATR, in […]

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