Keyword: Breeders' Cup

  • Connections of Forever Unbridled celebrate winning the Breeders Cup Distaff on November 3, 2017

    TOBA March Member of the Month

    Over the last six months, the name of Fred W. Hertrich III has become synonymous with the Breeders’ Cup. In September 2017, the Delaware-based horseman was elected to the chairmanship of the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors.

  • Blame holds off Zenyatta in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic, the last time the event was held at Churchill Downs

    Tickets for Breeders' Cup to go on Sale June 7

    Tickets for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, which is being held at Churchill Downs from Nov. 2-3, will go on sale June 7, though there will be pre-sale access online.

  • Stormy Liberal after winning the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Del Mar

    Stormy Liberal Could Stay Local in 2018

    The 2017 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) winner, after unsuccessful trips to Belmont Park and Sha Tin last year, likely will stay in Southern California until a planned defense of his title in the World Championships at Churchill Downs in November.

  • Larry Conley, Dick Enberg, and Tom Hammonds at Keeneland in October 2016

    Broadcaster Enberg Dies at 82

    Beloved broadcaster Dick Enberg, who called the first seven editions of the Breeders' Cup, died Dec. 21 at his home in La Jolla, Calif., reported a number of news outlets. He was 82.

  • Breeders' Cup Completes Comprehensive Testing Program

    Breeders' Cup completed an unprecedented out of competition pre- and post-race testing program at this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar, Nov. 3-4, which included the testing of 195 horses.

  • Doubling Up at the Breeders' Cup with e Five Racing

    Doubling Up at the Breeders' Cup with e Five Racing

    From a winner's circle celebration with Richie Sambora to visiting Rushing Fall at the barn, follow along with Casi of e Five Racing for an unforgettable weekend at Del Mar featuring the best the Breeders' Cup has to offer.

  • What's Going On Here: Surprise Surprise

    For most of us that live east of the Pecos, the Breeders’ Cup weekend of Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar was like stumbling onto the lost city of the Incas. Who knew it was the best-kept secret in racing?

  • Avery Island wins the 2017 Nashua Stakes (G2)

    The Week in Photos 11/7/2017

    Breeders' Cup Classic, Nashua, Chilukki, JBC Classic, JBC Sprint, JBC Ladies Classic, Long Island Handicap, Tempted and more.

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    Surf, Turf, and a Classic

    Del Mar set the scene for an unforgettable Breeders' Cup World Championships, featuring high-class fashion, big payouts, and fun in the sun with friends. Relive Gun Runner's Classic win and the entire weekend of excitement at the seaside track.

  • 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."

  • Breeders' Cup Saturday Wrap

    Breeders' Cup Saturday Wrap

    Claire Novak recaps Breeders' Cup Saturday at Del Mar, including Gun Runners' dramatic victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1). Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Destin wins the $200,000 Marathon Stakes (G2) Nov. 3 at Del Mar

    Destin Prevails in Marathon Stakes at Del Mar

    Destin, who lost the 2016 Belmont Stakes by a nose, has found a home in endurance contests, as he stepped away from Infobedad late to score in the $200,000 Marathon Stakes on opening day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar.

  • Aidan O'Brien Talks Breeders' Cup

    Aidan O'Brien Talks Breeders' Cup

    Enjoying a record-setting year with 26 top-level wins, trainer Aidan O'Brien now takes aim at the Breeders' Cup. In this exclusive interview with BloodHorse Daily editor Claire Novak, O'Brien talks about Churchill, Highland Reel, and more.

  • Coolmore's War Decree will represent Claiborne Farm stallion War Front in the Breeders' Cup Classic

    Galileo, War Front Tie for Most BC Contenders

    This year's Breeders' Cup, being held at Del Mar for the first time Nov. 3-4, looks poised to be a vintage renewal, with heavyweight runners from across the globe slated to step into the starting gate to contest their division's championship race. 

  • Breeders' Cup News Update for November 2

    Breeders' Cup News Update for November 2

    Aidan O'Brien sends out his 13 horse contingent, including Churchill, Highland Reel, Happily, September, and Roly Poly. Also on track this morning were Arrogate, Gun Runner, Unique Bella, Finest City, and more!