In what was a pivotal race for her, favored Switch rallied in deep stretch on the outside to capture the $200,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park July 14.
The Breeders' Cup board of directors has settled on a site for the 2013 World Championships, but an announcement of the location may not be forthcoming for several more weeks, according to chairman Tom Ludt.
Tom Ludt, Clem Murphy, and Oliver Tait have been re-elected to their positions as directors on the board of the Breeders' Cup.
Dual grade I winner Switch, seeking her first victory of 2012, carries top weight of 122 pounds in the $200,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park July 14.
At The Races and Satellite Information Services have extended their exclusive coverage agreement with Breeders' Cup for another three years effective in 2012, officials said July 10.
Owners of horses of racing age currently not nominated to the Breeders' Cup program can nominate their runners at discounted rates prior to 11:59 p.m. (ET) July 15 for competition in this year's World Championships.
Hollywood Wildcat, who beat defending champion older female Paseana in the 1993 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) to clinch champion 3-year-old filly honors, died June 23.
New Jersey horsemen are working with Monmouth Park on a bid for the track to secure the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships and would not make an issue out of the Breeders' Cup medication policy.
Lexington-based Hammond Communications Group has renewed an agreement to provide media support services for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Ron the Greek, charging through the stretch along the inside, came from off the pace to nip odds-on favorite Wise Dan at the wire in the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) under the lights at Churchill Downs June 16.
Eight of 16 people elected to the Breeders' Cup board of members are incumbents, the organization said June 12.
Tickets for the Nov. 2-3 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park in California went on sale to the general public June 4.
The Breeders' Cup on May 29 unveiled its new brand campaign, The Best is Yet to Come, set to launch across all Breeders' Cup marketing platforms.
An election for the Breeders' Cup board of members will begin June 4.
Breeders' Cup said May 15 it will continue a partnership with professional poker play Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi that began in 2011.
Breeders' Cup marketing will have new look in the lead up to the 2012 World Championships at Santa Anita Park.
Longshot Master of Design earned a berth in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. I) when he captured the AUS$1 million Darley T.J. Smith Stakes (Aus-I) at Royal Randwick April 14.
Force Freeze, runner-up in the 2011 Sentient Jet BC Sprint (gr. I), suffered a bowed tendon on the morning of April 7, Gulfstream Park reported.
The Breeders' Cup has revised its "Convicted Trainer Rule" and will impose a minimum one-year suspension from the World Championships on any trainer with a Class 2, Category A, violation during the preceding 12 months.
The Breeders' Cup announced March 22 that the 2012 Breeders' Cup Challenge series will consist of 73 automatic qualifying races into the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The Breeders' Cup board of directors has again approved an early foal nomination deadline that allows for a $100 discount off the $500 nomination fee for all foals nominated electronically to the program by Aug. 1.
The Thoroughbred industry the week of March 11 will preliminarily launch a new fan website that will focus on a new brand initiative called 'America's Best Racing.'
Breeders' Cup Ltd. has reaffirmed its plan to ban race-day medications in World Championships races for 2-year-olds this year, despite recent action by the American Graded Stakes Committee to delay a similar ban.
An attorney for former Kentucky chief steward John Veitch said his client will appeal the Feb. 15 action by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in which it suspended Veitch for one year.
It may be a few years down the road, but there's a chance the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club could host a future Breeders' Cup World Championships.
BloodHorse.com is launching a new online video program, "After the Wire," on Jan. 30, with the inaugural episode available on the website by 11 a.m. (EST).
The Breeders' Cup has unveiled the official event logo for the 29th running of the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif., on Nov. 2-3, 2012.
NBC Sports Group picked up the contract to televise the Breeders' Cup beginning in 2012 in a four-year deal that gives it a monopoly on coverage of all major racing events.
Turf writers Claire Novak and Jennie Reese won Media Eclipse Awards for 2011, it was announced Dec. 28 by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters.
Lenny and Steve examine the Breeders' Cup, end of the year honors and Steve talks about a possible Stamina trend connected to the Belmont Stakes. watch video
On Nov. 4, Charles Fipke's persistence paid off as his homebred 4-year-old filly Perfect Shirl gave the Canadian prospector a paydirt of a different kind: a win in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
WinStar Farm will make a decision on the future of the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner some time next week, the farm reported Nov. 9.
We're still attempting to digest the bizarre fare that was fed us at the Nov. 4 and 5 Breeders' Cup smorgasbord that left so many people hungrier than when they went in. read blog
Total pari-mutuel wagering on the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs was at least $183 million, according to the latest figures released by Breeders' Cup.
A. U. Miner, the 3-1 second choice in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II), is recovering from successful surgery to repair broken sesamoids sustained during the 1 3/4 mile race at Churchill Downs Nov. 5.
The Breeders' Cup World Championships never fails to deliver...in a mostly good way. read blog
Drosselmeyer pops another surprise read blog
Jon and Joel examine the Breeders' Cup 2011 results and explain how the weekend affects the divisional leaders. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions watch video
The Breeders' Cup did nothing to clear up the Horse of the Year picture. read blog
Without Zenyatta, TV ratings on ESPN2, ABC, and ESPN all fell in 2011 with Saturday's Breeders' Cup program suffering the most damage.
A day after one of the closest first-to-last finishes in the history of the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), connections of the horses that participated in the race won by Drosselmeyer were at the track early Nov. 6.
After an unexpected Classic result, who is the HOY front-runner? read blog
Eric Mitchell recaps Saturday action at the 2011 Breeders' Cup, including Drosselmeyer's victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions Watch Video
Lenny Shulman recaps day 1 of the 2011 Breeders' Cup, including the win by Royal Delta in the Ladies Classic (gr. I). Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions Watch Video
Images from the 2 days of the 2011 Breeders' Cup. View Slideshow
2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships - Day 2: Photos of the day two winners at the 2011 Breeders' Cup. view slideshow
The two-day attendance total for the 2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships dipped by 7% compared to last year's record attendance, Breeders' Cup officials announced after the conclusion of races Nov. 5.
Comments from Freddy Head after her third in the 2011 Breeders' Cup Mile. Watch Video
Drosselmeyer came flying down the center of the track to sweep past pacesetter Game On Dude just before the wire, winning the 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at odds of 14-1 Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
The world-class racemare, already a record-holder having won three Breeders' Cup Miles, finishes third in her attempt to win a fourth. Longshot Court Vision wins by a nose over Turallure.
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