Attendance for the Breeders' Cup Championship program Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs increased by 10.5% over last year at Santa Anita Park with 41,614 were on hand for the 10-race card.
Unrivaled Belle swept past the leaders at the head of the stretch, staving off favored Blind Luck after opening a big lead to win the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Selections for the Nov. 6 Breeders' Cup races, including the Classic. Read Blog
Shared Account pulled off the biggest upset in the history of the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), out-finishing heavy favorite Midday in a thrilling stretch drive to win at odds of 46-1.
Jacks Or Better Farm's Awesome Feather, the top 2-year-old filly in Florida, remained undefeated in six starts with a rousing victory in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Jacks Or Better Farm's Awesome Feather remained undefeated in six starts with a rousing victory in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Lenny Shulman talks with Hall of Fame Trainer Ron McAnally about Eclair de Lune, his entrant in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. I). Watch Video
Dubai Majesty took over coming off the turn and rolled to a commanding victory in the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay's More Than Real opens up in the stretch and easily won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf over favored Winter Memories.
Favored Apart got the graded stakes racing at the 2010 Breeders' Cup off to a formfull start when he wore down Demarcation in the stretch to win the $108,600 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Zenyatta could be getting her favorite beer straight from the tap if she wins the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 6.
Shoppers probably will remain cautious even though Breeders' Cup runners and their close relatives will be available.
Who will win the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic? Who will finish last? Now is your chance to see how your picks stack up against the rest of the BloodHorse.com community. Predict the Order
Musket Man, Paddy O'Prado, and Fly Down offer good value in Breeders' Cup Classic.
Trainer Michael Stoute said a decision will be made early Saturday, Nov. 6, on whether Workforce will run in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).
If Winchester were to capture the Nov. 6 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf, the Virginia homebred would provide his owners, Bertram and Diana Firestone, with yet another prestigious victory for the history books.
Rightly So, favored in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. IT), was scratched around noon Nov. 5, the day of the seven-furlong test at Churchill Downs.
After raising $47,000 in pledges from the 2009 Breeders' Cup, New Vocations is well on its way to doing the same if not more this year.
Trainer John Shirreffs said Nov. 5 Zenyatta has adjusted well to her Churchill Downs surroundings and is on track for the Nov. 6 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).
Join Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra for a live chat Friday, November 5 from NOON until 1:00 (EDT) to discuss all things Breeders' Cup. Read Transcript!
Lenny Shulman talks to trainer Wayne Catalano about his Juvenile Fillies contender Jordy Y. Wayne Catalano trained the last 2 winners of this race Watch Video
Bernardini leads the freshman sire ranks by number of graded stakes winners and also is the leader with four contenders in the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
- By Tom LaMarra
Wagering and purses for Thoroughbred racing declined again in October, in part because of a decrease of 61 race days from the same month in 2009.
A veterinarian has ordered the scratch of Crown of Thorns out of the Nov. 6 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
It was an overcast, blustery cold morning at Churchill Downs Nov. 5 on the first day of the two-day Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.
Belmont Park's 2010 fall meet saw increases in all-sources handle, on-track handle, and attendance, with totals and daily averages up from last year.
Animal welfare authorities in Utah are seeking those responsible for killing a horse, then apparently butchering it for its meat.
Equine veterinarians representing the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) On Call program will assist ESPN and ABC Sports with horse health information during the Nov. 5-6 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Renowned equine surgeons Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, and Wayne McI...
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