Keyword: Breeders' Cup World Championships

  • Belle Gallantey at Santa Anita<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-Mwd482h">Order This Photo</a>

    Santa Anita Return for Belle Gallantey

    When speedy Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) hopeful Belle Gallantey arrived at Santa Anita Park Sunday it actually marked a return to California for the veteran of 43 races.

  • Ambitious Brew has raced four times down the hill at the Turf Sprint distance, resulting in three wins and a second.

    Ambitious Brew: A Horse for the Course

    If success over the unique downhill turf course at Santa Anita Park is a precursor to success in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), Ambitious Brew should have some sort of advantage in the Nov. 1 race.

  • California Chrome schooled in the paddock on Oct. 28. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-TsBqgZH">Order This Photo</a>

    California Chrome Camp Likes Classic Chances

    The California Chrome camp appears very confident heading into the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) despite the 3-year-old colt's disappointing trip in the Sept. 20 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II).

  • Magician
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    Turf Favorite Flintshire Draws Favorable Post

    The Breeders' Cup Turf always brings the world into these World Championships. This year's $3 million event attracted another accomplished group of European raiders looking to extend their dominance over America.

  • Artemis Agrotera
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    Artemis Agrotera Well-Placed in F&M Sprint

    A winner of three straight races, Artemis Agrotera could nail down champion female sprinter honors if the daughter of Roman Ruler can extend that victory streak in the DraftKings Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.

  • Secret Circle
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    Secret Circle Back for More in BC Sprint

    Secret Circle will try to become the second horse to win back-to-back editions of the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) after a full field of 14 entered the six-furlong race set for Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.

  • American Pharoah
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    American Pharoah Lands Post 5 for Juvenile

    Zayat Stables' American Pharoah, a dominant winner of two grade I stakes in his last two starts, drew post 5 versus 12 other 2-year-old males in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 1.

  • Angela Renee <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-Pf7LS8p">Order This Photo</a>

    Angela Renee Inside for Juvenile Fillies

    Several 2-year-old fillies with strong last-out efforts in graded stakes figure to grab the most attention in a field of 12 entered for the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 1.

  • Imperia
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    Imperia Draws Post 11 in BC Juvenile Turf

    Godolphin Racing's Imperia, winner of the Pilgrim Stakes (gr. IIIT) in his last start, drew post 11 in a field of 14 2-year-olds entered for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) Oct. 31 at Santa Anita Park.

  • New BC Policy: Will Industry Embrace Action?

    The recent announcement by Breeders' Cup to ban horses from being entered in the World Championships if their trainers are found to be in violation of its convicted trainers rule, effective 2015, could signal change.

  • Keeneland Officials Get Early Start on 2015

    Keeneland sent representatives to Santa Anita to get a feel for the procedures leading up to the Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup. Keeneland officials regularly attend the World Championships, but this year is different.

  • Bayern works for the Breeders' Cup Oct. 26, 2014.
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    Bayern, 'Pharoah Post Smooth Final BC Works

    Trainer Bob Baffert indicated he liked what he saw from Bayern and American Pharoah after they both worked five furlongs Oct. 26 at Santa Anita Park in preparation for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

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    Fed Biz in Quick Work for BC Dirt Mile

    Kaleem Shah and Fed Biz LLC's Fed Biz, a strong second to undefeated Shared Belief in the Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) in his last start, worked a half mile Oct. 25 at Santa Anita in preparation for the BC Dirt Mile.

  • Grand Arch worked five furlongs on the dirt Oct. 25 at Keeneland.

    Grand Arch 'Ready to Go' for BC Mile

    Susan and Jim Hill's Grand Arch, who is having a career season at age 5, worked five furlongs on the dirt Oct. 25 at Keeneland in his final drill for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Is Bayern the fastest of the speed horses?<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-t5xP6jJ">Order This Photo</a>

    Speed Horses Hold Key to BC Classic

    The Classic outcome most likely will be determined by what transpires on the front end, as we have two, possibly three, horses all trying to prove who is the fastest of the fast.

  • Breeders' Cup Features 201 Pre-Entered Horses

    The Breeders' Cup unveiled its pre-entrants for the 31st World Championships the morning of Oct. 22 at Santa Anita Park, with 201 horses named for the 13-race festival Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

  • Art Sherman and California Chrome

    Sherman Sees California Chrome Bouncing Back

    While California Chrome's lone start since the Triple Crown didn't go as planned, trainer Art Sherman likes what he sees since his dual classic winner has arrived back at his Los Alamitos Race Course base.

  • Rich Tapestry

    International Flavor in Sprint Pre-Entries

    With 21 pre-entries, the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) is oversubscribed and has attracted an international field. Hong Kong has its first-ever Breeders' Cup entry in Rich Tapestry.

  • American Pharoah already has a pair of grade I victories.

    Top Three Juveniles Get Lots of Company

    Fifteen juveniles have been pre-entered with first preference in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile, as headliners and grade I winners American Pharoah, Carpe Diem, and Daredevil lead the battle for 2-year-old supremacy.

  • Artemis Agrotera has a three-race win streak going into the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-4PqMsCZ">Order This Photo</a>

    Artemis Agrotera Among 11 in F&M Sprint

    Two-time grade I winner Artemis Agrotera boasts a three-race win streak going into this year's $1 million DraftKings Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I) Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.

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    Close Hatches, Untapable Take Aim at Distaff

    After finishing fourth as the favorite in the Spinster Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland, Juddmonte Farms' Close Hatches will try to bounce back in the $2 million Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Beholder was among those prepping for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita on Oct 18.

    Bevy of Breeders' Cup Workers Hit Santa Anita

    The countdown to the upcoming 31st Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park intensified Oct. 18 with a bevy of workers out at the Southern California track on a pleasant, sun-kissed morning.

  • Pre-Entries for Breeders' Cup Close Oct. 20

    Pre-entries for all 13 Breeders' Cup World Championships races will close Monday, Oct. 20 at noon local time of the place of pre-entry, Breeders' Cup announced Oct. 16.

  • Judy the Beauty won the 2014 Rancho Bernardo Handicap.

    F&M Sprint: Top Pair Coming Off Long Breaks

    Two prominent horses being pointed to this year's Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint, Judy the Beauty and Midnight Lucky, will enter the seven-furlong race off long breaks. Both have shown ability to win off long breaks.

  • Tonalist won the 2014 Jockey Club Gold Cup Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-Fc3BFj2">Order This Photo</a>

    No Off Day for 3-Year-Olds Tonalist, Bayern

    A pair of top 3-year-olds working toward Breeders' Cup starts delivered workouts on opposite sides of the country Monday, Oct. 13, as classic winner Tonalist and grade I winner Bayern completed Columbus Day workouts.

  • By the Moon won the 2014 Frizette Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-THsxnv9">Order This Photo</a>

    Homebred Filly Takes Jay Em Ess to BC

    Jay Em Ess Stable raced the filly By the Light, who earned almost $900,000. Now a broodmare, By the Light produced By the Moon, the first homebred grade I winner for the stable.

  • Belle Gallantey won the 2014 Beldame. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-c2GzQqx">Order This Photo</a>

    Belle Gallantey Connections Consider Distaff

    In a movie, Belle Gallantey's rags to riches 2014 season would end with a victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), but in real life her connections are taking time before committing to the race.

  • Hall of Fame Trainer Richard Mandella

    Trainers Discuss Euro Dominance of BC Turf

    With defending champion Magician likely to be among Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien's contingent for the 2014 World Championships, Europe appears to be in a good position to continue its dominance in the Breeders' Cup Turf.