Breeders’ Cup 2016 is upon us and the hopefuls are putting in their final preparations for the two-day extravaganza at Santa Anita Park on November 4-5. TwinSpires.com has all you need to enjoy the action including works, analysis, news, photos and more! Brisnet.com already has Ultimate PPs...|
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The Juvenile (G1) and Juvenile Fillies (G1) are generally some of the most anticipated races on Breeders' Cup weekend. After all, these are the potential stars of tomorrow, and a lot of folks hope to glean valuable insights into possible contenders for next year's Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky...|
It’s already been an historic year for California Chrome – first passing Tiznow as the richest Cal-bred, then beating Curlin’s bankroll as the all-time North American earnings leader – but the all-conquering chestnut could rewrite the history books in the Breeders’ Cup. No horse has won the Dubai...|
Hronis Racing LLC’s Elektrum came with a fast-charging rally in Sunday’s $125,000 Dowager Stakes (G3) at Keeneland and just got up to stick her nose in front of Apple Betty to score under Drayden Van Dyke. The five-year-old mare ran in the rear of the field early on in the 1 1/2-mile firm turf...|
In all my thought experiments about whether Found would contest the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita, I very boringly imagined a title defense in the Turf (G1) was the only option. Why bother to put her in the way of Highland Reel, who stood to benefit a lot more, I wondered? Given Coolmore’s penchant...|
Although Tepin’s title defense is the overarching storyline for the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1), the champion mare might be part of another historic angle. Her half-brother, Vyjack, is also under consideration for the Mile. If the two Machmer Hall-breds square off, Tepin and Vyjack would become the...|
Our features focused on the Breeders Crown elims, Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 at The Meadowlands. Friday’s four events were handled by our other blog: BREEDERS CROWN COUNTDOWN The Breeders Crown Countdown (BCC) blog covered a few of Friday’s eliminations at The Meadowlands. In...|
Up Hill Stables and Head of Plains Partner LLC’s Lightstream was sent off the 2-1 favorite in Saturday’s $250,000 Raven Run Stakes (G2) at Keeneland and lived up to expectations with a rallying 1 1/4-length victory. Ridden by Julien Leparoux, Lightstream bided her time six wide in midpack as Lucy...|