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Denny Sparks stood at the mouth of the long, bare expanse running between the barns located a few steps from the back door of the Del Mar stable office. It was Monday morning, one week before the track would be open for training in anticipation of the ...Full Story >>
October 18, 2017
A decision will need to be made by Monday, the day pre-entries are due to be submitted, as to whether Diversify will head west and compete in the Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 4 here at Del Mar, and the implications of his potential participation are ...
October 16, 2017
With the Breeders' Cup Classic less than three weeks away, the tone of workouts for Arrogate and Gun Runner was cranked up a notch Monday morning at Santa Anita, with both putting in demanding drills in company designed to have them at their best for a ...
There were smiles all around the Antonio Sano barn on Saturday morning minutes after Gunnevera completed his latest work in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic.
October 11, 2017
Gun Runner arrived in California nearly two weeks ago in advance of the Breeders' Cup, and he brought a whole advance team with him.
October 09, 2017
Javier Castellano has picked up the mount on West Coast for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 4 at Del Mar, trainer Bob Baffert said Monday.
Gun Runner, currently the favorite for the Breeders' Cup Classic, led a roster of prominent, potential Breeders' Cup participants who worked on Monday morning at Santa Anita.
October 04, 2017
For more than three years now, Keen Ice has plied his trade across the country and in Dubai, his 23 starts taking place at 11 different tracks. And while he's only won three of those starts, there are only a few from his crop still racing at the ...
October 03, 2017
Arrogate had an easy morning Tuesday at Santa Anita, with a half-mile work in 50 seconds under jockey Rafael Bejarano as he continues his preparation for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 4 at Del Mar. He galloped out five furlongs in 1:03, and six ...
October 02, 2017
Even though Bob Baffert has Arrogate, Collected, Cupid, West Coast, and now Mubtaahij under consideration for the Breeders' Cup Classic, the potential favorite is Gun Runner, who began his countdown to the Classic with a half-mile work in 50.40 seconds ...
September 27, 2017
Like laundry, produce, and princes of Bel Air, the two trainers of this year's top three contenders for the Breeders' Cup Classic have decided that fresh is best.