Breeders' Cup

June 07, 2014
Close Hatches narrowly held off an oncharging Princess of Sylmar in a thrilling 46th running of the Grade 1, $955,000 Ogden Phipps on the spectacular Belmont Stakes card Saturday at Belmont Park.
November 05, 2013
Pennsylvania Derby winner Will Take Charge is almost certainly going to be voted 3-year-old champion. That could help bump the $1 million race from a Grade 2 to a Grade 1. Will Take Charge’s Classic run is certainly great advertisement.
November 02, 2013
Owning racehorses is an expensive and risky enterprise, and at the Breeders’ Cup it can be especially daunting. Just ask Paul Viscovich of Los Angeles or Ed Stanco of Malvern, Pa., who operate modest-sized racing stables that rarely get a chance to ...
October 31, 2013
One year ago, the choice for Horse of the Year was settled in the final hour of the Breeders’ Cup. Wise Dan defeated high-class international competition to capture the Mile and establish his supremacy as a grass specialist. When Game On Dude, regarded ...
How tough is it to defend in the Breeders' Classic? Well, 11 have tried and only one succeeded. Fort Larned tries to become the second on Saturday at Santa Anita.
Of the nine Breeders' Cup races Saturday at Santa Anita, the two where it looks like a bettor will have to spread widely are the Turf Sprint and the Sprint.
October 30, 2013
The saving grace of the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint is that, for the fourth time in six years, it will be presented at Santa Anita, which means it must be run at about 6 1/2 furlongs on a downhill course with a right-hand turn that crosses the dirt track ...
October 29, 2013
Everyone has their favorite horses among winners from the six previous times the Breeders' Cup was held at Santa Anita. These are mine.
October 25, 2013
Even at giddy moments like the start of Breeders’ Cup Week, there is an obligation to account for those chalked up as casualties along the way. Chance Rollins was reached on his seven-acre spread in Vernal, Utah. Ramon Dominguez answered his cell phone ...
October 24, 2013
The Breeders’ Cup is next Friday and Saturday, but the festivities start earlier than that here. The annual kickoff to Breeders’ Cup Week every year is the Pick the Ponies horse handicapping tournament at the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on the ...