Breeders' Cup


Barbara D. Livingston
Caledonia Road, a daughter of Quality Road, wins the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies on Nov. 4.
Although established stars Medaglia d’Oro and More Than Ready both sired two of this year’s Breeders’ Cup winners, no stallion benefited more from the event than Quality Road.Full Story >>
November 04, 2017
Despite the fact Good Magic was still a maiden, trainer Chad Brown had the confidence in the colt’s ability to send him cross-country and run him in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile against one of the heaviest favorites on the card.
Trainer Peter Miller put an exclamation point on an unforgettable day after Roy H wore down a game Imperial Hint to all but sew up division honors with a one-length victory in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Del Mar.
Lady Eli was unable to write a storybook ending to her brilliant career as significant trouble early in the race resulted in her finishing seventh behind Wuheida in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Del Mar.
Bar of Gold won the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint, nailing Ami’s Mesa on the wire, in the second-biggest upset in Breeders’ Cup history at Del Mar on Saturday.
Trainer Peter Miller posted his first Breeders’ Cup victory and did so in memorable fashion Saturday at Del Mar, sending out both the winner, Stormy Liberal, and runner-up, Richard’s Boy, in the $1 million Turf Sprint.
Ralph Nicks enjoyed some great moments as an assistant to Bill Mott, most notably the glory years with Cigar. But when Caledonia Road rolled to a 3 1/4-length victory Saturday, it was Nicks, finally, who could claim a Breeders’ Cup win all his own.
November 03, 2017
Ulysses, the 7-2 favorite for Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Turf, was withdrawn on Friday evening because of soundness issues.
Is there anything Forever Unbridled cannot do? It is a fair question following her Breeders’ Cup Distaff victory Friday at Del Mar.
Trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan Moore won the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf on Friday at Del Mar with a colt named Mendelssohn.
Battle of Midway has found his niche as a world-class miler after surviving a stretch-long duel with a game Sharp Azteca to register a half-length triumph in Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile at Del Mar.