Breeders' Cup

August 23, 2015
Trainer Phil D’Amato said on Sunday that Big John B, winner of Saturday's Del Mar Handicap, may not start again until the Breeders' Cup Turf. If a prep race is selected, a race such as the $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at 1 1/2 miles at Belmont Park ...
Trainer Richard Mandella said the Grade 1 Zenyatta, exclusively for females, at Santa Anita on Sept. 26, is the most-obvious spot to run Beholder next; she has won it the last two years. As for whether Beholder then goes to Keeneland for the Breeders’ ...
August 22, 2015
Beholder made Del Mar history on Saturday with an emphatic win in Saturday’s $1 million Pacific Classic, becoming the first female to win the track’s signature race.
Closing from last in a field of eight, Big John B rallied four-wide entering the stretch and caught leader Ashleyluvssugar in the final strides to win the Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap at 1 3/8 miles on turf for the second consecutive year.
August 19, 2015
Big John B can salvage August for owner Michael House when he starts as a leading contender in Saturday’s $250,000 Del Mar Handicap at 1 3/8 miles on turf.
Trainer Simon Callaghan said Taris would return to Santa Anita for her next start, the Grade 3, $100,000 L.A. Woman Stakes at 6 1/2 furlongs on Oct. 4 as a final prep for the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint.
July 19, 2015
With the Haskell Invitational two weeks away, Mike Dempsey, Monmouth Park’s director of racing, and stakes coordinator Dan Dufford are beating the bushes to round up rivals to take on Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.
October 30, 2014
Like most of the 13 Breeders’ Cup events Friday and Saturday, the Classic is a competitive race, a challenging puzzle for handicappers.
October 29, 2014
I prefer Tonalist and Bayern to the two favorites, Shared Belief and California Chrome, among the 3-year-olds in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Trainer Keith Desormeaux will take three shots at Breeders' Cup glory with his brother, jockey Kent, in the saddle.