Breeders' Cup

Previews, interviews, features, video and results for the Breeders' Cup World Championships

  • Breeders' Cup News Update Day 3

    Breeders' Cup News Update for October 31

    Claire Novak recaps the news of the day including morning appearances from Roy H, Highway Star, Queen's Trust, Wuheida, Whitmore, Sharp Azteca, Gunnevera, Curlin's Approval, Ribchester, and more! Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Bucchero charges down the Keeneland stretch to win the Woodford Stakes by 1 3/4 lengths

    Stars Align for Turf Sprint Contender Bucchero

    The pieces of the puzzle that have aligned to allow Ironhorse Racing Stable's Bucchero to not only exist but to be a contender in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) are nothing short of incredible. 

  • Angles Galore on European Longshots

    This has to be one of the deepest contingents of European invaders, with a number of proven contenders, and a number of live longshots who could very well be sitting on a huge upset.

  • Nelson Likely Done Racing for the Year

    The son of Frankel had been shipped to Saint-Cloud for a group 1 Oct. 29. Though that race was cancelled due to a protest, the colt is not expected to contest the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1T).

  • Lady Aurelia will be joined again by John Velazquez, who was aboard for her King's Stand win at Royal Ascot

    Lady Aurelia, Marsha Meet Again in BC Turf Sprint

    Stonestreet and Peter Leidel's Lady Aurelia will get a shot at redemption for the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (G1), when she faces Marsha with a full field of 12 in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) Nov. 4 at Del Mar. 

  • Happily wins the group 1 Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Chantilly

    Happily the Star in Juvenile Fillies Turf

    While the race usually is a difficult puzzle considering the light form on 2-year-old fillies and a huge influx of European runners, this year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1T) Nov. 3 at Del Mar features a ready-made star in Happily.

  • Del Mar Earns NTRA Safety Reaccreditation

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, host site for Friday and Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Championships, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.

  • Why Gunnevera Should Run Well at Del Mar

    In the case of Gunnevera, he has one main weapon, and that is a wicked turn of foot and an explosive move on the far turn. As powerful a weapon as that can be, it is not meant to be sustained over a distance of ground.

  • John and Jerry Amerman's highly successful stable will be represented at the Breeders' Cup by homebred Oscar Performance

    Amermans Hoping for Best 'Performance' in BC Turf

    On the heels of his third-place finish while facing his elders for the first time in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes (G1T),  Oscar Performance has a shot at joining a group of horses that have won two different Breeders' Cup races.

  • Arrogate

    Arrogate Shows Competitiveness in Final BC Work

    It didn't take long for Juddmonte Farms' Arrogate to show the competitiveness trainer Bob Baffert wanted to see Oct. 30 at Santa Anita Park, in the Unbridled's Song colt's final timed workout for the Breeders Cup Classic (G1).

  • Charkes Fipke leads in Forever Unbridled after her Personal Ensign score at Saratoga Race Course

    Fipke Mulls Pegasus for Distaffer Forever Unbridled

    Owner/breeder Charles Fipke has campaigned enough good horses to want to strike while the iron is hot, so if stalker Forever Unbridled shows her stuff in the Distaff, he may well send her out against males in the Pegasus in January.

  • Elate stretches her legs at Del Mar Oct. 28

    Elate Draws Rave Reviews in Half-Mile Work

    Elate's final major preparation toward her Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) outing was completed in stellar fashion Oct. 29 when she completed a four-furlong work in :49 at Del Mar, leveling off extremely well down the stretch.

  • Diversify powers to a one-length win in the Jockey Club Gold Cup Oct. 7 at Belmont Park

    Diversify to Skip Breeders' Cup Classic

    Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) winner Diversify will not go to the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) but will continue to train up to the Cigar Mile (G1) Dec. 2 or the Clark Handicap (G1) Nov. 24, co-owner Ralph Evans said Oct. 29.

  • Stephanie Seymour Brant leads Significant Form into the Belmont Park winner's circle

    Whispers on Significant Form Prove True

    The word was out early on Significant Form early, and so far she's backed it up. The daughter of Creative Cause is one of the headliners of the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1T).

  • O'Brien Resolute in Pursuit of the Classic

    Few, if any, owners and trainers have been more on a mission to win a single race than Coolmore and Aidan O’Brien when it comes to the Breeders’ Cup Classic, which has eluded them for 17 years.

  • Collected works under Martin Garcia at Santa Anita Park

    Collected Impressive in Final Breeders' Cup Work

    After a relatively slow start to his six-furlong drill (his quarter-mile fractions through the first four furlongs were :25 1/5 and :49 3/5), the TVG Pacific Classic (G1) winner finished strong in the final quarter and hit the wire in 1:13 2/5.

  • Zipessa works a half-mile on the turf Oct. 27 at Keeneland

    Six Breeders' Cup Horses Work at Keeneland

    Four horses pre-entered in the 34th Breeders' Cup each worked four furlongs Oct. 27 on a fast Keeneland track, and later in the morning another two Breeders' Cup pre-entrants worked four furlongs over the firm turf course.