Keyword: Breeders' Cup

  • (October 26, 2015) Juvenile contender Greenpointcrusader jogging by the Keeneland starting gate Monday morning...
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    2015 Breeders' Cup Week

    View horses, people, sights, and scenes from the weeks leading up to the 2015 Breeders' Cup at Keeneland.

  • The Pizza Man<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2015-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-Nj29gd7">Order This Photo</a>

    The Pizza Man Ups His Game

    Rejuvenated from a six-month winter/spring Florida vacation, The Pizza Man has come back remarkably strong this season and is now on-track to face Europe's best runner in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).

  • Woodbine Hikes Takeout on Most BC Wagers

    Woodbine said Oct. 29 it will raise the pari-mutuel takeout rates on many Breeders' Cup wagers because of a new standardized revenue model, action that sparked a rebuke from the Horseplayers' Association of North America

  • Breeders' Cup News Update for Oct. 29, 2015

    Claire Novak updates us on the status of Beholder following her scratch of the Breeders' Cup Classic. Claire also mentions American Pharoah and other news of the day.

  • Breeders' Cup News Minute for Oct. 29. 2015

    Claire Novak updates us on the status of Beholder following her scratch of the Breeders' Cup Classic. Claire also mentions American Pharoah and other news of the day.

  • BC 2015: Golden Horn Heads to Turf track

    Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) favorite Golden Horn on his way to the Keeneland turf track on October 29, followed by Cymric, Time Test, and Mondialiste.

  • BC Friday Analysis: Let the Fun Begin

    There will be several longshots that come in, some at huge prices. The toughest past of the Breeders' Cup is finding them among the morass of top-class horses who will be competing.

  • Cymric was foaled and raised at Mill Ridge Farm.

    BC Euro Cymric Has Local Ties

    Cymric is the morning-line favorite for the Oct. 30 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT). Raced in England and France, the son of Kitten's Joy was foaled and raised at Mill Ridge Farm, just about two miles from Keeneland.

  • Team American Pharoah, Ahmed Zayat, Justin Zayat, Bob Baffert, and Victor Espinoza, reflected on this year's Triple Crown.

    'Pharoah' Team Reflects Before Final Race

    Team American Pharoah Oct. 27 reflected on this year's Triple Crown and what the horse has meant to them as he prepares to make his final start in the Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Keeneland.

  • Inside the October 31, 2015 Issue

    Fan favorite Runhappy gears up for Keeneland's Breeders' Cup and more in the October 31, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.

  • Ken Kirchner

    For Kirchner, 20 Years of BC Wagering

    Ken Kirchner, a former regulator in Pennsylvania, was hired by Breeders' Cup as a consultant in 1996, and since that time has overseen wagering formats, simulcast expansion, and elevating the product with bettors.

  • Breeders' Cup News Update for Oct. 27, 2015

    Claire Novak provides information on Untapable's scratch from the Breeders' Cup Distaff, Honor Code's walk around the shed row, and what the European horses were doing out and about.

  • Big Blue Kitten jogs on a soggy Keeneland track Oct. 27.

    Another Wet Day for Breeders' Cup Hopefuls

    For the second day in a row, the main track at Keeneland Race Course was sealed due to steady drizzle and occasional rainfall and many of the horses for the Breeders' Cup World Championships went to the training track.

  • Breeders' Cup Classic and Distaff Draw Recap

    Claire Novak shares thoughts from the Breeders' Cup Classic and Distaff post position draw. Hear thoughts from Victor Espinoza, Jerry Crawford and Richard Mandella.

  • Classic Analysis: Tonalist Still the Bet..But

    Now that entries have been drawn, let's get the final Breeders' Cup Classic analysis in the books and then go over the rest of the Breeders' Cup card later in the week and look for longshot specials.

  • Welcome to Keeneland

    As the Breeders' Cup World Championships come to Keeneland for the first time, use an immersive experience to meet the people and places that make the Lexington oval one of horse racing's greatest tracks.

  • Lenny's Place: Breeders' Cup Edition

    Lenny Shulman expands on how Lexington and Keeneland are embracing the Breeders' Cup. Trainer Doug O'Neill joins Lenny and gives insight on Nyquist, Ralis, Land Over Sea, & Sharla Rae. Sponsored by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • Lenny's Place: Breeders' Cup Edition

    Lenny Shulman expands on how Lexington and Keeneland are embracing the Breeders' Cup. Trainer Doug O'Neill also joins Lenny and gives insight on Nyquist, Ralis, Land Over Sea, and Sharla Rae. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • Nyquist (left) held off Swipe to win FrontRunner in his last start

    Nyquist Has Draw to Overcome in Juvenile

    Nyquist, undefeated in four starts and a two-time grade I winner, drew post 13 in a full field of 14 for the $2 million Sentient Jets Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Oct. 31 at Keeneland.

  • Harmonize comes in with back-to back wins.

    Illuminate, Harmonize to Meet in Fillies Turf

    Two European-based fillies have won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT) since its 2008 inauguration, and Denford Stud's Illuminate will try to become the third in this year's edition Oct. 30 at Keeneland.

  • Private Zone has sped to victory in all three of his starts shorter than a mile this year.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2015-Breeders-Cup/Work">Order This Photo</a>

    Private Zone, Runhappy Top BC Sprint

    As strange as it might seem, when many of the fastest horses in the world meet every year in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), the quickest horses out of the gate mostly don't win.