Breeders' Cup


Barbara D. Livingston
Gun Runner earned a sky-high 115 Beyer Speed Figure in winning the Grade 1 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga.
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September 20, 2017
“Bring on Ribchester!” might be the rallying cry from the camp of World Approval, who cemented his position as North America's top turf miler with a dominant victory last Saturday in the Woodbine Mile.
Not to put too fine a point on it, but the North American 2-year-old male turf horses of 2017 are slow.
The Breeders' Cup was conceived as a season-ending event that would bring top horses from all jurisdictions together to settle divisional championships on the racetrack. That goal may again be realized in this year's Juvenile Fillies, which, in its ...
September 17, 2017
The diminutive Capla Temptress used her impressive turn of foot to capture Sunday’s Grade 1, $265,900 Natalma Stakes, a Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In contest at Woodbine.
Untamed Domain punched his ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar with a well-timed victory in Sunday’s Grade 2, $208,400 Summer Stakes at Woodbine.
September 06, 2017
Pure Sensation, who won Monday's Grade 3, $300,000 Turf Monster at Parx, most likely will train up to the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint on Nov. 4 at Del Mar, trainer Christophe Clement said Wednesday.
September 03, 2017
As he watched the rain fall hard outside the office of his Saratoga barn Sunday morning, trainer Steve Asmussen could only smile. “How fortunate are we that this wasn’t yesterday?” Asmussen said.
June 02, 2017
The announcement this week by Breeders' Cup Ltd. that the 2017 running of the Filly and Mare Turf at Del Mar will be run at nine furlongs effectively cuts the legs out from under a tradition that seemed safe from meddling.
November 07, 2016
Heroes die hard and California Chrome went down with a ferocious fight in the Breeders' Cup Classic, stretching Arrogate to be every inch of the colt he was in his breathtaking Travers last August.
November 05, 2016
As a championship event, the 2016 Breeders’ Cup delivered, and especially in tremendous renewals of the Classic and Distaff. But while there is some important stakes racing left this year, mainly on Thanksgiving weekend, most of this year’s Eclipse ...