Keyword: Craig Fravel

  • BC Challenge a Lucrative Entry for Starters

    Now in its eighth year, the Breeders' Cup Challenge provides automatic bids to horses that win top stakes in the U.S. and throughout the world that correspond with one of the 13 Breeders' Cup World Championships races.

  • Wise Dan won the 2014 Shadwell Turf Mile. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-BhRfzmr">Order This Photo</a>

    Wise Dan to Miss Breeders' Cup Mile

    Wise Dan has developed a non-displaced fracture at the bottom of his right front cannon bone that will put him on the sidelines for at least 30 days, ending his hopes for a third consecutive Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) win.

  • DraftKings New Breeders' Cup Sponsor

    Breeders' Cup has signed an agreement with DraftKings Inc., a leading daily fantasy sports website, for the company to be name-in-title sponsor of this year's grade I Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.

  • Breeders' Cup officially announced June 24 that Keeneland will host the event in 2015.

    Breeders' Cup: Churchill, NYRA Still Options

    A three-year plan of upcoming Breeders' Cup sites does not include eight-time host Churchill Downs or the New York Racing Association, a five-time host; but Cup officials said the schedule should not be seen as a snub.

  • Breeders' Cup Tickets Now Open to Public

    Breeders' Cup and Santa Anita Park announced June 3 that tickets are on sale to the general public for the 31st running of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Worldwide racing festivals? BC First?

    Craig Fravel, president and CEO of Breeders' Cup Limited, kicked off an Asian Racing Conference seminar on 'big events' May 8 in Hong Kong by taking credit for the idea.

  • London Bridge won the 2013 Breeders' Cup Marathon.  <br><a target="blank"http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2013-Breeders-Cup/Marathon/33148158_pgQmsx#!i=2877793711&k=6WFWNBg">Order This Photo</a>

    BC Scraps Marathon, Alters Nomination Fees

    Breeders' Cup said April 25 it has scrapped the Breeders' Cup Marathon and has made changes to its foal nomination program, including a 20% drops in the fee charged to register North American foals between Aug. 1 and Oct. 15.

  • Lasix-Free BC Juveniles Show Few EIPH Cases

    Study finds 2-year-olds racing without race-day furosemide at 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park had fewer and less severe EIPH instances than juveniles who raced with the diuretic that weekend at SA.

  • John Velaqzuez

    Velazquez Expects Full Recovery from Injuries

    Jockey John Velazquez, who is recuperating from injuries suffered Nov. 2 when when his mount Secret Compass broke down during the running of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), reports he expects a full recovery.

  • Gary Player, one of the new Breeders' Cup Ambassadors.

    Breeders' Cup Announces Six New Ambassadors

    Six high-profile individuals are being honored and added to this year's Breeders' Cup Ambassadors. They join 10 other celebrity racing fans and owners who were named Ambassadors during the program's first year in 2012.

  • Breeders' Cup to Santa Anita in 2014

    For an unprecedented three years in a row, the Breeders' Cup World Championships will be returning to Santa Anita Park in 2014, according to an announcement by Breeders' Cup officials June 10.

  • Bob Elliston

    Elliston Has Eye on Future for Breeders' Cup

    Bob Elliston, who took over as chief operating officer at Breeders' Cup earlier this year, said the organization is assessing its position and working to improve the overall experience the World Championships has to offer.

  • CARMA to Benefit From BC Poker Tournament

    The California Retirement Management Account has been selected as the beneficiary of the 2012 Deepstacks Poker Tour Breeders' Cup Celebrity Invitational to be held Oct. 30 at Commerce Casino, the Breeders' Cup announced.

  • Mike Repole

    Owner Repole to Skip Breeders' Cup

    Frustrated with a Breeders' Cup decision to require starters in its five juvenile races at this year's World Championships to race without Salix, owner Mike Repole will not send any horses to this year's event.

  • Reserved Seats Remain for Breeders' Cup

    The Breeders' Cup announced Sept. 17 that advance ticket sales for the Nov. 2-3 World Championships at Santa Anita Park have outpaced 2008 and 2009, but that a limited number of reserved seats remain.

  • Xpressbet to Sponsor Breeders' Cup Sprint

    Breeders' Cup and Xpressbet announced they have entered into a multi-year agreement which makes Xpressbet the official wagering partner of the World Championships and the title sponsor of the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I).

  • HRTV Named Official Simulcast Partner for Cup

    The Breeders' Cup and HRTV announced Aug. 1 a multi-year media rights agreement which makes HRTV the official simulcast partner of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Breeders' Cup Unveils New Brand Campaign

    The Breeders' Cup on May 29 unveiled its new brand campaign, The Best is Yet to Come, set to launch across all Breeders' Cup marketing platforms.

  • Breeders' Cup Revises Medication Policy

    The Breeders' Cup has revised its "Convicted Trainer Rule" and will impose a minimum one-year suspension from the World Championships on any trainer with a Class 2, Category A, violation during the preceding 12 months.