Breeders' Cup

September 28, 2016
Lady Shipman faces an uphill battle on a downhill course Friday at Santa Anita. The early favorite for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, Lady Shipman could be vulnerable when she makes her first of two planned California starts in race 6, the stronger ...
Noholdingback Bear's victory in the Grade 3 Gallant Bob at Parx and third-place finish in the Grade 1 King's Bishop at Saratoga have convinced trainer Michael De Paulo that the colt deserves a shot in the Breeders' Cup Sprint.
This weekend is expected to result in the greatest shake-up on the list of contenders for the $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita on Nov. 5.
Trainer Bob Baffert will run both American Cleopatra and Noted and Quoted, the second- and fourth-place finishers in the seven-furlong Del Mar Debutante, in the Chandelier Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday.
Even while her win streak grows, the undefeated Songbird has one conspicuous void on her résumé – she has never faced older fillies and mares. That will happen for the first time in the Breeders' Cup Distaff, which might the deepest ever.
After both were soundly defeated by Songbird last weekend in the Grade 1 Cotillion at Parx, it appears that both Carina Mia and Cathryn Sophia will now be pointed to the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint on Nov. 5 at Santa Anita.
A crowded picture for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint should become significantly clearer in the coming days, as host track Santa Anita opens its fall meet with the major local prep – the Grade 3, $100,000 Eddie D Stakes, providing an important chance to ...
The surprise win by Brave Anna in the Grade 1 Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse in England last Saturday gives Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien the early favorite for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita on Nov. 4.
September 27, 2016
Instead of facing Beholder and Stellar Wind in the Grade 1, $300,000 Zenyatta Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita, Tara’s Tango will run in the Grade 1, $500,000 Spinster Stakes at Keeneland one week later.
September 26, 2016
Cavorting won't have many workouts between now and the Breeders' Cup Distaff, but she had one on Monday, breezing a half-mile in 48 seconds over the Belmont Park main track. It was the first work for Cavorting since her victory in the Grade 1 Personal ...