Breeders' Cup


The Breeders’ Cup board at a meeting on Thursday in Lexington, Ky., passed over a proposal to split its event into cards held in November and December, the organization said in a statement.Full Story >>
March 14, 2018
The Breeders’ Cup board of directors is once again set to discuss the possibility of splitting its event between dates in November and December, according to racing officials with knowledge of the organization’s plans.
December 03, 2017
To afford a full four-week gap between the Breeders’ Cup and the stakes that mark New York’s last truly big racing weekend until the spring, the New York Racing Association chose this year to move Aqueduct’s Cigar Mile, Remsen, and Demoiselle out of ...
November 12, 2017
Allow me to echo the widespread praise for the job Del Mar did hosting the Breeders’ Cup. The only bone I have to pick with the whole deal concerned the Del Mar main track, which had a bias all four racing days I was there.
November 06, 2017
The victory by Gun Runner in the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday left no doubt as to the Horse of the Year and champion older dirt male for 2017, and while several other Eclipse Award divisions were decided over the 13 Breeders' Cup races on Friday ...
November will be a rebuilding month for prominent California trainer John Sadler.
November 05, 2017
Trainer Chad Brown returned to New York on Sunday morning with two more Breeders’ Cup trophies, the promise of a legitimate Kentucky Derby candidate for 2018 and the ability to lay claim to multiple Eclipse Awards.
Gun Runner’s conclusive, thoroughly professional victory in the $6 million Classic was a tribute to all the Thoroughbreds out there who go about their business in a manner that is consistently reliable, rather than occasionally spectacular.
Good Magic, who at Del Mar on Saturday became the first maiden to win the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, shipped to south Florida on Sunday for a brief vacation before gearing up for a run toward the Kentucky Derby next May.
Del Mar successfully hosted the Breeders’ Cup races for the first time on Friday and Saturday, and it may not be long before the San Diego-area racetrack seeks the event again.
Gun Runner, who emerged as the slam-dunk favorite to be named Horse of the Year with his victory in the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Del Mar, will remain in training for the immediate future, though his plans for all of 2018 have yet to be ...