Breeders' Cup

August 31, 2014
If there is to be a Round 3 between Itsmyluckyday and Moreno, it is unlikely to occur in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park on Sept. 27.
On Sunday, Wise Dan did not look like a horse who, less than 24 hours earlier, had carried 127 pounds to a gut-wrenching and near record-setting victory coming off a four-month layoff in the Grade 2 Bernard Baruch Handicap.
August 28, 2014
California-based trainer Doug O’Neill has shipped Private Zone to Parx Racing for Monday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Turf Monster Handicap, a five-furlong turf sprint. The horse's goal is the Breeders' Cup Sprint.
August 27, 2014
Trainer Richard Baltas said Big Macher will not have a start between now and the Breeders’ Cup. He wants to train Big Macher straight into the six-furlong BC Sprint on Nov. 1.
August 24, 2014
The most authoritative victory on Saturday's Travers Day card belonged to the 3-year-old filly Artemis Agrotera, who defeated older rivals in the Grade 1 Ballerina by 6 1/2 lengths.
August 23, 2014
Saturday at Del Mar, Big John B won his stakes debut in the $201,250 Del Mar Handicap over 1 3/8 miles on turf. The victory gave Big John B a fees-paid berth to the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Santa Anita on Nov. 1.
August 22, 2014
Close Hatches, showing a terrific early turn of foot to make the lead entering the first turn, sloshed her way through the muddy mess that was Saratoga’s main track Friday, and rolled to a front-running, five-length victory in the Grade 1, $500,000 ...
Close Hatches, showing a terrific early turn of foot to make the lead entering the first turn, sloshed her way through the muddy mess that was Saratoga’s main track Friday, and rolled to a front-running, five-length victory in the Grade 1, $500,000 ...
August 20, 2014
The Pizza Man came out of his win in the $400,000 American St. Leger Stakes last Saturday in good shape, and is likely to make his next start in the Breeders’ Cup Turf, according to Rich Papiese, who bred and owns the Pizza Man with his wife, Karen.
August 17, 2014
Hardest Core came out of Saturday’s win in the Arlington Million the same way he went into, in excellent condition, and with just three starts this season, the 4-year-old figures to have plenty left in the tank for whatever schedule his connections ...