You voted for the top races of 2014, and the results are revealed in this slideshow. view slideshow
Order of Finish
|Pos||Horse / Age / Sex / TrueNicks / Pedigree||Jockey / Trainer||Margin||Earnings|
Big John B
Brown Panther (GB)
Hong Kong, Los Alamitos, Japan, Fair Grounds, Gulfstream Park, Hawthorne, Sunland Park & more! view slideshow
The Niarchos Family, racing under the Flaxman Holdings name, has won the fourth annual John Deere Award as outstanding breeders of the 2014 Breeders' Cup Challenge Series and the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
After a bit of intrigue and some last-minute quick healing, the fields are set for the Dec. 14 Longines Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin Racecourse.
Irish classic winner Just The Judge became the highest-priced filly in British auction history when she sold for 4,500,000 guineas Dec. 2 during the second session of the Tattersalls December sale.
Finnegans Wake recorded the biggest win of his career when he held off longshot Patrioticandproud to take the $251,250 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) at Del Mar Race Course on Nov. 27.
Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT) winner Holiday Star, in the best form of his career, ships in from Maryland for trainer Graham Motion to test the firm turf at Del Mar in the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) Thanksgiving Day.
Dynamic Sky entered the Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIIT) winless on the turf, but left a grade III winner when he rallied up the fence under Cornelio Velasquez to take the $250,000 event from Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 15.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Red Smith Handicap (gr. III) and Frank De Francis Memorial Dash. read blog
Ranked first among owners with $9.77 million in earnings this year, Ken and Sarah Ramsey can add to that total Nov. 15 when multiple grade I winner Big Blue Kitten goes to post in the $250,000 Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIIT).
The wide-open race for Horse of the Year should make the 2015 annual Eclipse Awards dinner an intriguing event.
Coolmore's Ashford Stud, which features three new stallions at the Central Kentucky farm, announced its stud fees for 2015.
John Velazquez won his third Bill Shoemaker Award as most outstanding Breeders' Cup jockey in races Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.
Relive day 2 of the Breeders' Cup Saturday card from exciting new views. view slideshow
Flaxman Holdings' homebred Main Sequence put the cap on a brilliant season Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park, charging to victory over Flintshire in the $3 million Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).
Front-running Dayatthespa, making her first start at the 1 1/4-mile distance, skipped away in the stretch to post a mild upset in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.
- By Claire Novak
Jody Petty, exercise rider for 2014 Arlington Million winner Hardest Core, talks about the gelding's training regimen and journey to this year's Breeders' Cup. watch video
If you think Friday's four-race mini Breeders' Cup card was confusing wait until you get a load of Saturday's races. read blog
Magician, winner of the 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), has been withdrawn from this year's race at Santa Anita Park, Breeders' Cup officials confirmed the morning of Oct. 29.
Animal Kingdom, it turns out, played an important role in Main Sequence's success in the United States with trainer Graham Motion.
Claire Novak updates the news of the day, including the defections of Magician and Free as a Bird, and California Chrome schooling. Also, Shared Belief is now in the house. Watch Video
Trainer Aidan O'Brien discusses the Oct. 29 defection of 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Magician. watch video
All four F&M Turf European contenders left quarantine Oct. 28 and got their first feel of Santa Anita heading into Breeders' Cup weekend.
I think every handicapper is aware of the success European-trained horses have enjoyed in the non-sprint turf races contested at Breeders' Cup, but I'm not sure as many players are aware that the value. read blog
Dank is seeking to become the second two-time winner of the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf and the first to complete this feat in consecutive years.
|Date||Race||Position / Horse / Points|
Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes
25 de Mayo
Gran Premio Brasil
United Nations S.
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes
Arlington Million S.
Juddmonte Internationsl Stakes
Del Mar H.
Longines Grosser Preis Von Baden
QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes
Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational S.
Shadwell Turf Mile S.
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