Keyword: Breeders' Cup

  • Breeders' Cup, NBC Renew 'Series' TV Deal

    Breeders' Cup and NBC Sports Group Dec. 14 announced a three-year renewal of the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series the two groups introduced in 2014, televising 16 of the best series races from top U.S. racetracks.

  • Lenny Shulman: Kenny Rice & the Triple Crown

    Lenny Shulman talks about Trevor Denman, Shared Belief, Robert Evans and sits down with Kenny Rice. Kenny tells his Triple Crown story and a moment he had with Gary Busey. Sponsored by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • Lenny's Place: Post Breeders' Cup Edition

    Lenny Shulman recaps the Breeders' Cup meet at Keeneland and sits with Ken Ramsey to discuss several scoops on plans for Bobby's Kitten, international racing, and International Star. Sponsored by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • 2015 BC Classic Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic winner American Pharoah, including Bob Baffert, Ahmed Zayat, and Victor Espinoza.

  • Runhappy with Maria Borell (right) following the Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Borell Files Lawsuit Against McIngvales

    Maria Borell has filed a lawsuit against the owners of Runhappy, who she trained to victory in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), seeking money from purses the colt earned under her care and also alleging defamation.

  • Lenny's Place: Post Breeders' Cup Edition

    Lenny Shulman recaps the Breeders' Cup meet and analyzes how Keeneland performed as a host track. Lenny also sits and talks with Ken Ramsey and obtains several scoops on plans for Bobby's Kitten, international racing, and International Star. Sponsored by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • Private Zone

    De Francis Dash Nominees Have BC Ties

    Two competitors from the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) and another who was nominated but opted for a New York-bred stakes are among 27 nominees for the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park Nov. 14.

  • Maria Borell

    Borell-McIngvale Dispute Could Go to Court

    The ongoing dispute between trainer Maria Borell and owner James McIngvale took another turn when Borell's attorney indicated there may be future legal action taken regarding purse money earned by Runhappy.

  • Borell with Runhappy after Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I)

    Borell Says Runhappy Owner Owes Purse Money

    After Runhappy's owner and manager decided to remove Maria Borell as the colt's trainer the day after winning the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), Borell issued a statement through a lawyer requesting compensation.

  • Inside the November 7, 2015 Issue

    American Pharoah dominates the Breeders' Cup Classic and more in the November 7, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.

  • Nyquist will stand at Darley's Jonabell Farm near Lexington.

    Darley Secures Breeding Rights to Nyquist

    Reddam Racing has sold the breeding rights to its likely 2-year-old male champion Nyquist to Darley America. Undefeated Nyquist cruised to victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Oct. 31.

  • Runhappy with Maria Borell following the Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Borell Out as Trainer for Runhappy

    A day after Maria Borell won the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with Runhappy, the trainer learned she will no longer be conditioning the horse for owner James McIngvale.

  • American Pharoah: Into the Pantheon

    At 2 a.m Sunday morning, America turned the clocks back an hour. Approximately eight hours earlier, the Thoroughbred racing world turned the clocks back 40, 50, 60 years, back to the Golden Era of the sport.

  • Honor Code and Liam's Map at Lane's End Farm.

    Liam's Map, Honor Code Now at Lane's End

    Liam's Map and Honor Code, multiple grade I winners this year, are both settling in at Lane's End Farm where they are taking up residence as new stallions of 2016 after their respective efforts in the Breeders' Cup.

  • American Pharoah winning the Breeders' Cup Classic.
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    NBC's BC Classic Ratings Up 46%

    The broadcast of American Pharoah's victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Oct. 31 on NBC posted a 2.63/6 overnight rating--the best for a Breeders' Cup Classic since 2010.

  • Handle Even, But Keeneland BC Gets High Marks

    Wagering on this year's Breeders' Cup was about even with last year, and officials said Keeneland measured up well as a first-time host site given its investment in the infrastructure needed to accommodate the event.

  • Found wins the Breeders' Cup Turf.
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    Found Nails Golden Horn to Win BC Turf

    The 3-year-old filly Found, second to Golden Horn in the Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I), turned the tables on the 3-year-old colt to take the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) Oct. 31 at Keeneland.

  • Nyquist wins the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.
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    Nyquist Kicks Clear in BC Juvenile Score

    Nyquist cemented his status as the early favorite for next year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) when the undefeated colt kicked clear leaving the second turn to win the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

  • Runhappy wins the Breeders' Cup Sprint.
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    Runhappy Sets Track Record in BC Sprint

    Runhappy lived up to the hype and galloped home strong in the $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), running down veteran grade I winner Private Zone in the final furlong Oct. 31 at Keeneland.

  • Stephanie's Kitten wins the Filly and Mare Turf.
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    Stephanie's Kitten Claims Filly & Mare Turf

    Four years after claiming her first Breeders' Cup victory, Stephanie's Kitten returned to a Breeders' Cup winner's circle again Oct. 31 after a courageous rally to win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT).

  • Mongolian Saturday holds off Lady Shipman to win the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2015-Breeders-Cup/TwinSpires-Breeders-Cup-Turf-S/i-8zfwJk2/A">Order This Photo</a>

    Mongolian Saturday Conquers Turf Sprint

    Mongolian Saturday proved a colorful winner of the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, as native Mongolian garb filled the winner's circle and showed the event off as a truly international event.

  • Songbird runs away from the competition in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2015-Breeders-Cup/14-Hands-Winery-Breeders-Cup-J/i-mhH98NV/A">Order This Photo</a>

    Songbird Scores in BC Juvenile Fillies

    Songbird delivered a beautiful performance Oct. 31 in the $2 million 14 Hands Winery Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), controlling the pace throughout and winning by 5 3/4 lengths over Rachel's Valentina.

  • Hard Not to Like

    Hard Not to Like, Talmada Out of F&M Turf

    Speedway Stable's Hard Not to Like and Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum and Darley Stud Management's Talmada have been scratched from the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), Breeders' Cup officials said the morning of Oct. 31.

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    Quiet Morning at Keeneland on BC Day 2

    Keeneland's Rice Road training center was very quiet early the morning of Oct. 31 as only a few of the horses participating in the second day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships later were sent to that track.

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    Golden Horn Team Has Reasons for Cup Bid

    Multiple group I winner Golden Horn has nothing to prove, but he's training well and this year will be his only shot at the Breeders' Cup. In addition, his connections want to showcase him in front of U.S. breeders.

  • Slideshow: Breeders' Cup Week

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