As the Nov. 6-7 Breeders’ Cup World Championships approach, stay up to speed on the latest developments with a weekly roundup of news and notes:
A compact, but stellar, field of five will contest Saturday’s $750,000 Whitney (G1) at Saratoga featuring the 2019 Travers victor, Code of Honor.
Authentic’s Haskell Stakes victory Saturday may have eroded his faith among Kentucky Derby futures bettors. But he gained new Breeders’ Cup ground in early wagering.
We look back at the weekend of racing action including a big Met Mile Day card at Belmont, Uncle Chuck at Los Alamitos, and much more!
An outstanding field of eight will square off in Saturday’s $500,000 Metropolitan Handicap (G1) at Belmont Park. The winner of the loaded event will receive a direct berth into the Breeders’ Cup…
It should be a terrific Saturday of stakes racing at Belmont Park, Santa Anita, and Churchill Downs. Here are some thoughts on today’s action.
Saturdays during the meet will be particularly stakes-heavy, including the Independence Day program on July 4 which features the Metropolitan (G1) and Manhattan (G1), normally Belmont Stakes Day features, as well as the 1 1/4-mile Suburban (G2).
Looking ahead to next season, racing fans will have the opportunity to witness various stars and champions competing for another year.
When it comes to three-year-olds facing their elder counterparts in the Breeders’ Cup, the results have been mostly consistent in recent years.
In a year lacking a standout in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, I admittedly have an interest in several contenders.
Santa Anita will still have plenty of implications with respect to Eclipse Awards for both the three-year-old male and older dirt male categories.
Watch Breeders’ Cup workout videos while reading up on how each Breeders’ Cup contender breezed.