Las Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

Race 7 at DMR on November 3, 2017

  • 1 mile
  • $1,000,000
  • 3YO&UP
  • Tom's Ready wins the Leemat Stakes at Presque Isle Downs

    Tom's Ready Stretches Out for Kelso

    After a placing in the Forego Stakes (G1) last time out, G M B Racing's Tom's Ready will stretch out to the one-mile distance Sept. 23 in the $300,000 Kelso Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park.

  • In Search of the True Milers

    So, one must ask: When is a mile not a mile? In a pure horse racing sense it is a mile run around two turns instead of the more traditional flat mile around one turn.

  • Practical Joke will join the Ashford Stud roster for 2018

    Practical Joke to Ashford Stud for 2018

    Multiple grade 1-winning son of Into Mischief will enter stud at Coolmore's Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., the global operation announced Sept. 5. Practical Joke will likely make his next start in the Las Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1).

  • Gun Runner wears the garland of flowers he earned in the Whitney Stakes

    Gun Runner Eclipses Arrogate in NTRA Poll

    Gun Runner took over first place for the first time in week 30 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll released Aug. 21. 

  • What's Going On Here: Upset Minded

    So what do we make of the beginning of the second half of the 2017 race season, where in the space of one week we’ve seen the defeats of Arrogate, Always Dreaming, Cloud Computing, Irish War Cry, and Timeline with nary a battle offered?

  • Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates after his victory aboard Accelerate in the San Diego Handicap

    Accelerate Pointing for Pacific Classic

    A week after stunning Arrogate, the world's top-rated horse, with Hronis Racing's Accelerate in the TVG San Diego Handicap (G2), trainer John Sadler is already eyeing a potential rematch with the gray.

  • Sharp Azteca wins the Hardacre Mile Gulfstream Park Handicap

    Sharp Azteca, Classy Class Head Monmouth Cup

    Coming off a game runner-up effort to Mor Spirit last month in the Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap (G1), Sharp Azteca aims to find his way back to the winner's circle in the Monmouth Cup Stakes (G3) July 30.

Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner

Battle of Midway

Jerry Hollendorfer
  • Thor-Bred Stables, LLC
  • Don Alberto Stable and WinStar Farm LLC

Danzing Candy

Clifford W. Sise, Jr.
  • Halo Farms
  • Halo Farms, Bashor, Jim and Bashor, Dianne


Doug F. O'Neill
  • K.C. Garrett Farm LLC
  • Reddam Racing LLC

Mor Spirit

Bob Baffert
  • Elkstone Group, LLC
  • Michael Lund Petersen

Practical Joke

Chad C. Brown
  • Whispering Oaks
  • Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.

Sharp Azteca

Jorge Navarro
  • Cloyce C. Clark Jr.
  • Rodriguez, Ivan
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