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‘How Are We Going To Fill Four Hours?’: NBC Sports Crew Recalls Inaugural Breeders’ Cup Broadcast

In just a few short weeks, the 34th edition of the Breeders’ Cup will be contested, this year for the first time ever at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Consisting of 13 races held over two days, it has grown considerably from its inaugural 1984 edition, which was made up of a seven-race card held on […]

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Heritage Place Yearling Session Sees Average Increase 22 Percent

Heritage Place held its fifth annual Thoroughbred Yearling & Mixed Sale in Oklahoma City on October 9th. The Yearling session saw an 22% increase to the average compared to last year and the gross dollars for the sale were almost even with last year’s numbers. In the yearling and mixed sale session, 73 of 96 […]

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Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner Bayern’s First-Year Stud Fee Set At $15,000

Eclipse Finalist for Horse of the Year, Bayern, last year’s $5-million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner and leading North American earner in 2014, will stand the 2016 breeding season for a fee of $15,000.”The hallmark of Hill ‘n’ Dale’s stallion operation is always to offer exceptional value to our breeders,” said Hill ‘n’ Dale president John G. […]

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Keeneland Select Presents Breeders’ Cup Longshots: A ‘Wild’ Beginning

The first Breeders’ Cup, Nov. 10, 1984, at Hollywood Park, had a little bit of everything. Chief’s Crown won the Juvenile, the race that kicked off this long-running year-end championship event, as one of four successful betting favorites in the seven Breeders’ Cup contests. The second race, the Juvenile Fillies, saw the first Breeders’ Cup […]

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Owner, Breeder, Agent Lossen Dies at 76

Well-known owner, breeder, and bloodstock agent Richard W. Lossen died this week at age 76, according to the Daily Racing Form. Lossen, who began his bloodstock career in the 1970s, at one time handled a portfolio of stallion shares that included Secretariat, Mr. Prospector, Seattle Slew, and Danzig. He was known for purchasing champion Turkoman for […]

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HRI – Christine: Timphony and Wild Again – Made for each other

“If Wild Again hadn’t landed with a trainer like Vincent Timphony, Timphony would have landed with Wild Again.”

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Update: Wild Again trainer Vincent Timphony in grave condition

UPDATE: Vincent Timphony died earlier today according to the Daily Racing Form. Click here for more from the DRF Vincent Timphony, who guided Wild Again to victory in the first ever Breeders’ Cup Classic, is in grave condition at Arcadia Methodist Hospital. “He was admitted to the hospital a week ago Saturday (Dec. 4) because […]

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OFFLEE WILD RIDE TO THE TOP

By Ray PaulickLast spring, before any foals from the first-crop of Offlee Wild had made their way to the track, Lansdon Robbins was convinced the Grade 1 stakes-winning son of Wild Again he raced with partners in the name of Azalea Stable was standing his final year at Darley America in Lexington. “I guarantee […]

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STRONACH’S EINSTEIN PURCHASE: BRILLIANT!

By Ray Paulick UPDATED (EIGHTH AND NINTH PARAGRAPH) There are a lot of things Frank Stronach does that I don’t like, most of them involving the structure of his public companies and how he has run Magna Entertainment into bankruptcy and many of the company’s racetracks into the ground. But when word got out that Stronach was […]

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