YESTERDAY October 12, 2015
Honor Code, third in the Grade 2 Kelso on Oct. 3, was back on the work tab Monday morning, drilling five furlongs in 1:00.56 over the Belmont Park main track.
October 10, 2015
Smooth Roller, the winner of the Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita on Sept. 26, will have his first start outside of California in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland on Oct. 31, a race jockey Tyler Baze wishes would arrive sooner.
October 09, 2015
American Pharoah and Beholder, the top two ante-post choices for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland on Oct. 31, both worked just minutes apart Friday morning at Santa Anita, causing Richard Mandella, Beholder’s trainer, to remark, “We ...
October 08, 2015
A little more than three weeks removed from the Breeders’ Cup, and I’ve got Breeders’ Cup on the brain. It’s inevitable, going to Keeneland, seeing the facilities, and imagining what is to come.
Confirm Tonalist as among the likely Breeders’ Cup Classic participants that can go north of a 110 Beyer Figure after his third 110-plus number of 2015 – a 111 for his the Jockey Club Gold Cup victory last Saturday.
October 07, 2015
The speedy Liam’s Map will be pointed to the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile on Oct. 30 at Keeneland and bypass the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Oct. 31, trainer Todd Pletcher said on Wednesday from Keeneland.
Breeders’ Cup consultant Ken Kirchner has seen the event change and evolve while overseeing incredible wagering growth, a betting menu explosion and the creation of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge in 2009.
October 05, 2015
Woodward Stakes winner Liam’s Map turned in his first Keeneland work Monday morning as he begins final preparations for the Breeders’ Cup, for which he will target either the BC Dirt Mile or the BC Classic.
October 03, 2015
The path of least resistance did not prove to be the path to victory for Honor Code, who could only manage a third-place finish behind loose-on-the-lead winner Appealing Tale in Saturday’s Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso Handicap at sloppy Belmont Park.
October 02, 2015
Weather permitting, trainer Todd Pletcher is scheduled to be on hand here at Keeneland on Sunday morning with John Velazquez and other New York-based jockeys for several important works, including one by Liam’s Map, a candidate for the Breeders’ Cup ...