Breeders' Cup Classic

Race 12 at DMR on November 4, 2017

  • 1 1/4 miles
  • $6,000,000
  • 3YO&UP
  • NBC
  • NTRA Logo

    Arrogate Goes Into Pacific Classic Atop NTRA Poll

    Week 29 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages shows little to no changes in either direction after results were released Aug. 14. 

  • Gun Runner gets a bath at Saratoga Race Course

    Gun Runner Returns to Work Tab

    Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's Gun Runner returned to the work tab Aug. 14 after his score in the Whitney Stakes (G1) and is on target for the Woodward Stakes Sept. 2.

  • Arrogate clipped off a solid seven-furlong drill in 1:25 1/5 at Del Mar Aug. 8

    Arrogate Continues Work Toward Pacific Classic

    Working on his own with jockey Martin Garcia in the irons, superstar Arrogate clipped off a solid seven-furlong drill in 1:25 1/5 Aug. 8 at Del Mar as trainer Bob Baffert and regular rider Mike Smith looked on from the track's grandstand.

  • Whitney Stakes (G1) winner Gun Runner ranks second in this week's NTRA Poll.

    NTRA Poll Voters Stick With Arrogate

    Gun Runner's victory in the Whitney Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 5 didn't sway the minds of the NTRA voters with keeping the 2016 Longines World's Best Race Horse Arrogate on top in Week 28 of the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. 

  • ABR: Gun Runner Rules on Whitney Day

    ABR: Gun Runner Rules on Whitney Day

    Horse racing at its best was on display on Whitney Stakes Day at Saratoga. Gun Runner delivered a superstar performance in the Whitney while revelers made memories on another fantastic day at the Spa.

  • Keen Ice goes to his nose at the start of the Whitney as the field heads out of the gate Aug. 5

    Woodward 'Strong Possibility' for Gun Runner

    Gun Runner was in fine fettle Aug. 6, following his 5 1/4-length domination in the $1.2 million Whitney Stakes (G1)—a performance made all the more memorable by a wayward horseshoe that made its way into the chestnut colt's tail.

  • Gun Runner takes the Whitney with style

    Gun Runner Cruises in Whitney

    Cruising for home on his lonesome under a confident ride from Florent Geroux, the 3-5 Steve Asmussen-trained favorite continued to draw away en route to a 5 1/4-length win over Keen Ice.

  • Hip 124 is a Speightstown half brother to Tapwrit

    Riggio and Bandoroff Offer Tapwrit's Half Brother

    Len Riggio and Craig Bandoroff are returning to familiar grounds Aug. 7-8, offering a half brother to classic winner Tapwrit, at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.

  • Gun Runner leads by seven lengths at the wire in the Stephen Foster Handicap

    All Eyes on Gun Runner in Whitney Stakes

    With rain in the forecast and a rabbit entered to try and disrupt his rhythm, Gun Runner will no doubt elevate himself should the 4-5 morning-line favorite run to form in the Aug. 5 Whitney Stakes (G1) over 1 1/8 miles.

  • 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?

Date Race Position / Horse
Stephen Foster H.
  • CD
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:47.56
  1. Gun Runner
  2. Honorable Duty
  3. Breaking Lucky
  4. Hawaakom
Haskell Invitational
  • MTH
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:48.35
  1. Girvin
  2. McCraken
  3. Practical Joke
  4. Irish War Cry
Whitney S.
  • SAR
  • $1,200,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:47.71
  1. Gun Runner
  2. Keen Ice
  3. Breaking Lucky
  4. War Story
TVG Pacific Classic S.
  • DMR
  • $1,000k g
  • 10 furlongs
Awesome Again S.
  • SA
  • $300k g
  • 9 furlongs
Jockey Club Gold Cup S.
  • BEL
  • $750k g
  • 10 furlongs
Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner

Accelerate

John W. Sadler
  • Mike Abraham
  • Hronis Racing, LLC

Always Dreaming

Todd A. Pletcher
  • Santa Rosa Partners
  • MeB Racing, Brooklyn Boyz, Teresa Viola, St Elias, Siena Farm and West Point

Arrogate

Bob Baffert
  • Clearsky Farms
  • Juddmonte Farms

Girvin

Joe Sharp
  • Bob Austin & John Witte
  • Brad Grady

Gold Dreamer

Brent Angelle
  • Funky Monkey Racing Stable
  • Allen Cassedy

Gun Runner

Steven M. Asmussen
  • Besilu Stables, LLC
  • Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm

Irish War Cry

H. Graham Motion
  • Isabelle de Tomaso
  • Isabelle de Tomaso

Keen Ice

Todd A. Pletcher
  • Glencrest Farm LLC
  • Donegal Racing and Calumet Farm

McCraken

Ian R. Wilkes
  • Whitham Thoroughbreds, LLC
  • Whitham Thoroughbreds LLC

Shaman Ghost

James A. Jerkens
  • Adena Springs
  • Stronach Stables

Tapwrit

Todd A. Pletcher
  • My Meadowview LLC
  • Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and LaPenta, Robert V.
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