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Eclipse Awards: Breeders’ Cup Upsets Leave Several Questions Unanswered

Gun Runner’s emphatic Breeders’ Cup Classic victory leaves little doubt about the 2017 Horse of the Year title. Arrogate put together an impressive string of victories this season with the Pegasus and Dubai World Cups, but his failure to return to form at Del Mar likely gives Gun Runner the upper hand with the majority […]

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Claiborne: Flatter’s 2018 Fee Bumped To $40,000, Mastery To Stand For $25,000

Stud fees for Claiborne Farm’s 2018 stallion roster have been released. Among the twelve stallions currently standing at the Hancock family’s historic farm in Paris, KY, is international super sire War Front, who will remain at $250,000 next year. War Front’s G1-winning progeny this year includes Roly Poly, War Flag, Avenge, American Patriot and 2-year-old […]

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Arrogate Heading Off To Stud; West Coast, Collected Baffert’s Candidates For Pegasus

Trainer Bob Baffert said all 11 of his Breeders’ Cup horses came out of their races in fine shape. The Baffert stable finished the weekend with four seconds – Collected (Classic), Solomon (Sentient Jet Juvenile), Alluring Star (14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies) and Abel Tasman (Longines Distaff) and a third – West Coast (Classic) – […]

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: Gun Runner Se Consagra Como Caballo Del Año 2017 Ganando De Punta A Punta

Durante meses, las conexiones de Gun Runner estaban convencidas de que tenían en sus manos al mejor caballo de los Estados Unidos. Con cada triunfo del hijo de Candy Ride esta percepción se fue afianzando hasta llegar al sábado 3 de Noviembre. Gun Runner les dio la razón al ganar de extremo a extremo la […]

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Castellano Earns 2017 Bill Shoemaker Award At Breeders’ Cup

Javier Castellano, who won the first race of the 2017 Breeders’ Cup with Rushing Fall in the Juvenile Fillies Turf, parlayed that victory with a runner-up finish, three third-place finishes and a fourth to win the 15th Bill Shoemaker Award, given to the most outstanding jockey of the World Championships hosted by Del Mar racetrack. […]

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Gun Runner All The Way In Emphatic Breeders’ Cup Classic Victory

It was billed as one of the most competitive editions of the Breeders’ Cup Classics in recent memory, but Gun Runner didn’t bother reading the hype. The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride vied for the lead with Collected through at least 10 furlongs, but when Florent Geroux asked his mount the question in the stretch […]

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Glass Eager To See West Coast Race In Person For The First Time

Even though he saw the colt several times as a yearling – and wound up buying the colt for $425,000 at the 2015 Keeneland September Yearling sale – Ben Glass has never seen West Coast race ‘in person’. That will change on Saturday, when the 3-year-old colt lines up in the starting gate to take […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: The Del Mar Breeders’ Cup Edition

The wait is no more. Today’s the start of the 34th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, taking place for the first time Where the Turf Meets the Surf at old Del Mar. In this special Breeders’ Cup edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the big names and races […]

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Breeders’ Cup 2017: Noticias Y Notas, Jueves 2 De Noviembre

DOBLE PAGO: Los comisarios en Del Mar determinaron que el propietario de Forever Unbridled, Charles Fipke, deberá pagar a los jinetes Joel Rosario y John Velazquez la misma cantidad correspondiente al porcentaje del premio que produzca la cincoañera este viernes 3 en la Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1), toda vez que Rosario se vio perjudicado por […]

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BC Classic Notes: Baffert Contingent Arrives At Del Mar, Gunnevera ‘Feeling Good’

Arrogate, Collected, Mubtaahij, West Coast – Bob Baffert’s four runners – Arrogate, Collected, Mubtaahij and West Coast – all shipped from Santa Anita Park to Del Mar in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. The Classic horses were part of a group of 16 Baffert horses moved to Del Mar. Eleven of them are scheduled to compete in Breeders’ […]

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