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  • Marmelo finished second to Talismanic in the group 2 Prix Maurice de Nieuil

    Marmelo, Tiberian Head Melbourne Cup

    If you thought Talismanic's Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (G1T)-winning form was good, Marmelo and Tiberian should figure prominently in the AU$6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup Nov. 7 at Flemington Racecourse. 

  • California Chrome in his paddock at Taylor Made Stallions

    Taylor Made Stallions Launches Breeding Promotion

    Taylor Made announced the launch of a new promotion for the Keeneland November sale called "Taylor Made Money" designed to enhance value for the buyers, sellers of broodmares in foal to Taylor Made's California Chrome, Mshawish, and Not This Time.

  • Songbird admires her sale display at Fasig-Tipton

    Quality on Offer at Fasig-Tipton November Sale

    It's impossible to traverse the barn area of the Fasig-Tipton November sale without feeling a sense of awe with the broodmares, racehorses, and well-bred weanlings that will be offered during the Nov. 6 sale in Lexington that begins at 4 p.m. ET.

  • Lady Aurelia out for morning exercise at Del Mar ahead of the Breeders' Cup

    Lady Aurelia 'Absolutely' Racing in 2018

    Trainer Wesley Ward said Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel's dual group 1 winner Lady Aurelia came out of her 10th-place finish in the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) "good."

  • Avery Island takes the Nashua by 4 3/4 lengths at Aqueduct Racetrack

    Avery Island Spurts Away in Nashua Stakes

    Godolphin homebred Avery Island recovered from being bumped at the start and kicked clear in the deep stretch to secure a win in the $200,000 Nashua Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 5.

  • Breeders' Cup Post Wrap

    Breeders' Cup Sunday Wrap

    Claire Novak recaps what's next for Breeders' Cup Classic contenders Gun Runner, West Coast and Collected. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Gun Runner, Florent Geroux up, wins the 6 million G1 Breeders' Cup Classic

    2017 Breeders' Cup Saturday

    14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies, Filly & Mare Turf, TwinSpires Sprint, Turf Sprint, Sentient Jet Juvenile, Longines Turf, Filly & Mare Sprint, Mile and Classic and more.

  • Buyers inspect horses ahead of the Fasig-Tipton November sale

    Fasig-Tipton Buzzing Over Breeders' Cup Friday Results

    As buyers and consignors went about the business of inspecting and showing horses that will be offered at the Fasig-Tipton November sale, there was a buzz over the events at Del Mar during the first day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Arles wins the Long Island Handicap

    Arles Leads All the Way in Long Island

    After running second in four straight races, Arles (FR) found her way back to the winner's circle when she took the lead going into the first turn and never looked back in the Nov. 4 $200,000 Long Island Handicap (G3T). 

  • Kitten's Roar is in control late in the Goldikova at Del Mar

    Kitten's Roar Makes Noise in Goldikova

    Opening up the undercard of Breeders' Cup Saturday Nov. 4 at Del Mar, Kitten's Roar stepped away from her field through the stretch to take the Goldikova Stakes (G2T) by daylight over Thundering Sky and On Leave.

  • Ace High wins the Victoria Derby at Flemington

    Ace High Trumps Rivals in Victoria Derby

    Ace High went to the post a solid favorite in the AAMI Victoria Derby at Flemington Nov. 4 and, despite some early concerns, justified his backers' faith, winning by two lengths with an impressive show of stamina.

  • Keeneland November Sale Preview

    Keeneland November Sale Preview

    Claire Novak previews the Keeneland November Sale featuring the first foals of American Pharoah available at public auction, including comments from Scott Calder of Ashford Stud. Other horses of note in the sale include Stellar Wind and Lady Eli.

  • Trainer Dallas Stewart greets John Velazquez and Forever Unbridled, after their win in the Gr.1 Breeders' Cup Distaff at Del Mar.

    2017 Breeders' Cup Friday

    Juvenile Turf, Las Vegas Dirt Mile, Juvenile Fillies Turf, Longines Distaff and more.

  • All-sources handle was the highest since 2013 for the Breeders' Cup Friday card

    Handle Up on Breeders' Cup Friday

    All-sources handle for the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup program was $52,273,883, a 5.3% increase from 2016, on the first day of the 34th Breeders' Cup World Championships at the iconic Del Mar, a first-time host for the event.

  • Breeders' Cup Friday Wrap

    Breeders' Cup Friday Wrap

    Claire Novak recaps Friday at the Breeders' Cup, which was highlighted by Forever Unbridled's victory in the Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1). Will we see her next in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational?

  • Mendelssohn soars to the finish in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Nov. 3 at Del Mar

    Mendelssohn Storms Home in BC Juvenile Turf

    Racing just off the pace throughout while saving ground, Mendelssohn came off the rail in the stretch and powered to the first grade 1 victory of his career in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Nov. 3 at Del Mar.

  • Jockey Flavien Prat celebrates as Battle of Midway holds off Sharp Azteca to win the Dirt Mile

    Battle of Midway Breaks Through in BC Dirt Mile

    WinStar Farm and Don Alberto Stable's Battle of Midway put a head in front of Sharp Azteca early on in the stretch run of the $1 million Las Vegas Dirt Mile (G1) and appeared to have all the momentum in his favor.