Classic

TODAY September 29, 2016
Trainer Art Sherman is hoping California Chrome can put on a show in the Awesome Again Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita, just like he did six weeks ago in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar.
YESTERDAY September 28, 2016
The dominance of older horses such as California Chrome in the Breeders' Cup Classic division is so profound that there won't be a single 3-year-old in the Awesome Again Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita.
September 25, 2016
Connect's victory in the Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday not only further confuses the 3-year-old male divisional rankings, it poses trainer Chad Brown with a tricky decision regarding where to run him next.
September 21, 2016
With the Breeders' Cup returning yet again to California this fall, the state's favorite son is the parasol-shaped straw that stirs the frothy drink.
September 12, 2016
Melatonin, a winner of two Grade 1 races in the first half of the year, may run out of time to prepare for the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita on Oct. 1, trainer David Hofmans said.
August 27, 2016
The Bob Baffert-trained Arrogate put on a performance for the ages, winning Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers Stakes by a whopping 13 1/2 lengths over stablemate American Freedom.
August 20, 2016
California Chrome throttled top-class horses like Beholder and Dortmund in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar, romping over a track that was duller than usual and played to late runners almost all day.
November 05, 2015
Thirteen Breeders’ Cup races with big fields over two days usually produce some wacky results – a couple of winners who still make no sense after the race is over, some 40-1 shots clunking up to complete gigantic trifectas and superfectas, mystifying ...
November 02, 2015
They cheered him when he emerged from the saddling stalls to make the long walk to the far end of the forested Keeneland paddock. They cheered louder when Espinoza got a leg up from Barnes and steered his colt out onto the track. And they cheered ...
As American Pharoah made the final stretch run of his career, drawing away from his pursuers at Keeneland Racecourse, he gave most racing fans what they wanted to see: the performance that certified his place in history. He was already the first colt ...