Breeders' Cup


Ronnie Betor
Sharp Azteca wins the Grade 1 Cigar Mile with authority.
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 ...Full Story >>
November 05, 2017
Javier Castellano, who won Friday’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf and was second or third in four other Breeders’ Cup races, won the Shoemaker Award as the outstanding jockey for the two days of Breeders’ Cup races at Del Mar on Friday and Saturday.
Bar of Gold left an incredible legacy on her way out. The 5-year-old New York-bred mare ran her final race when becoming the second-longest-priced winner in Breeders’ Cup history in nailing Ami’s Mesa on the wire Saturday in the Filly and Mare Sprint.
The undefeated Rushing Fall has earned a wintertime vacation after her win in Friday’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Del Mar.
Talismanic, the upset winner of the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Del Mar on Saturday, is likely to stay in training in 2018.
Caledonia Road emerged in good shape from her upset victory Saturday in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies and likely will have about 45 days of light training before trainer Ralph Nicks starts plotting out a course for the Kentucky Oaks in May.
November 04, 2017
Gun Runner, tested the whole way while setting a swift pace in Saturday's $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Del Mar, still turned in the fastest race of his career as he won by a widening 2 1/4 lengths.
The Arrogate who thrilled the world with his last-to-first victory in the $10 million Dubai World Cup in March was not the Arrogate the world has seen since. He ended his career in Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic dead-heating for ...
Now that the 2017 Breeders’ Cup is in the books (with a couple of asterisks in my personal ledger), let’s take a look at where each equine Eclipse Award division now stands.
Talismanic ranged alongside Highland Reel and went straight by that rival as well as Beach Patrol, who led in the stretch of the $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf. After that, there was no one else to contend with. Talismanic had won the richest turf race ...
World Approval needed no excuse in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Mile. He broke sharply, put jockey John Velazquez in a good pace-tracking spot, stayed on the bridle and at the ready, awaiting his cue, then burst home to win the Mile by 1 ¼ lengths.