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  • Calvin Borel

    Borel, Castellano Fined for Post-Race Mayhem

    Jockeys Calvin Borel and Javier Castellano were fined for their post-rate fight in the winner's circle following the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. III) and Castellano was additionally handed a six-day suspension.

  • Imperfection Can Be a Beautiful Thing

    Many wouldn't agree, but there were no losers in that spectacular photo finish at the end of this year's Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs.

  • Zenyatta and Mike Smith after the Breeders' Cup Classic.

    'Fairy Tale Didn't End Way Everbody Wanted'

    As about a hundred racing fans gathered outside Barn 41 at Churchill Downs the morning of Nov. 7 to show their appreciation for Zenyatta, trainer John Shirreffs reflected on the disappointment of the previous day.

  • 2010 Breeders' Cup Wrap: Day 2

    Lenny Shulman recaps the events of Day 2, including Blame's win in the Breeders' Cup Classic over Zenyatta. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • 2010 Breeders' Cup Wrap: Day 2

    Lenny Shulman recaps the events of Day 2, including Blame's win in the Breeders' Cup Classic over Zenyatta.

  • Slideshow: Zenyatta

    Relive some of Zenyatta's greatest moments on the track.

  • Dangerous Midge and Frankie Dettori cruise home in the Breeders' Cup Turf.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9267449%26ref%3Dstory"

    Dangerous Midge Gives Dettori 4th BC Turf Win

    Dangerous Midge made sure European jockey Frankie Dettori didn't go home empty handed when he wore down pacesetter Champ Pegasus in deep stretch to win the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) Nov. 6.

  • Goldikova and Olivier Peslier celebrate win number 3 in the Breeders' Cup Mile.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9267415%26ref%3Ds

    Goldikova Triples Pleasure in Mile Thriller

    The amazing mare Goldikova unleashed a huge turn of foot in the stretch and overtook the leaders of the TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) as she became the first-ever three-time consecutive winner of a World Championships race.

  • Distinctive Dixie rolls to victory in the Chilukki.

    Distinctive Dixie Shakes Up Chilukki

    Distinctive Dixie claimed his first stakes win in when he rolled to a 1 1/2-length victory in the $171,900 Chilukki (gr. II) preceding the second day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 6.

  • Big Drama leads the way in the Breeders' Cup Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9267384%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    BC Sprint a Runaway Hit for Big Drama

    Harold L. Queen's homebred Big Drama took the lead at the break and never looked back en route to victory in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6.

  • Calvin Borel is restrained after the Marathon.

    Fighting Jockeys Meet With Kentucky Stewards

    Kentucky racing stewards conducted a hearing Nov. 6 with the three jockeys involved in a nearly disastrous bumping incident in the homestretch and an ensuing brawl following the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. III).

  • Pluck and Garrett Gomez came from last to win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9267355%26ref%3Dst

    Pluck Roars to BC Juvenile Turf Score

    Team Valor International's Pluck came from last at top of the lane and used a devastating turn of foot to pick off all 11 of his rivals in winning the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT) Nov. 6 at Churchill.

  • Eldaafer pulls away in the Marathon.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9266657%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Post-Race Fisticuffs Follow BC Marathon

    A post-race fight between jockey Calvin Borel and rider Javier Castellano upstaged the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. III), the first race on the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup World Championship card at Churchill Downs.

  • Workforce<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9261678%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    BC Turf Favorite Workforce Scratched

    Trainer Michael Stoute notified Breeders' Cup officials at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 6 that Workforce, the morning-line favorite for the Emirates Airline Turf (gr. IT), would not run in the race at Churchill Downs.

  • Workforce Out of Breeders' Cup Turf

    Trainer Michael Stoute notified Breeders' Cup officials at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 6 that Workforce, the likely favorite for the Emirates Airline Turf (gr. IT), would not run in the race at Churchill Downs.

  • BC Interview: Al Stall

    Lenny Shulman talks to Al Stall, trainer of Classic contender Blame. Stall also has J. B.'s Thunder in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

  • BC Interview: Al Stall

    Lenny Shulman talks to Al Stall, trainer of Classic contender Blame. Stall also has J. B.'s Thunder in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • 2010 Breeders' Cup Wrap: Day 1

    Eric Mitchell recaps Day 1 of the 2010 Breeders' Cup, including the extracurricular activities of the Marathon.