Classic

August 02, 2014
Making the front entering the first turn under Junior Alvarado, Moreno maintained a clear advantage throughout while setting comfortable fractions and was never threatened in the stretch, defeating Itsmyluckyday by 1 1/4 lengths.
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.
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 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 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 ...
November 07, 2012
News travels fast in the western Kansas town of Leoti (pop. 1,563), so when Janis Whitham heard that Thursday, Nov. 8, was going to be hailed as Fort Larned Day in honor of her Breeders’ Cup Classic winner, she stopped by City Hall to check it out.
November 04, 2012
After a year full of disappointments, the 2012 racing season came to a climax in the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita on Saturday, with Game On Dude and Wise Dan trying to prove - in separate races - that they deserved the Eclipse Award as Horse of the Year.
November 02, 2012
When Game On Dude runs in the Breeders’ Cup Classic Saturday, he can probably lock up the Horse of the Year title with a victory. Yet the nation’s richest and most significant race won’t necessarily be the dramatic high point in two days of racing at ...