Classic

YESTERDAY September 29, 2014
Victories by Shared Belief in the Awesome Again here at Santa Anita and Tonalist in the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park on Saturday further strengthened the already strong hold 3-year-olds appear to have on the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.
Cigar Street will return Wednesday to trainer Bill Mott’s main base at Belmont Park to prepare for a possible run in the Breeders’ Cup Classic after his stirring victory Saturday in the Homecoming Classic, the highlight of closing weekend of the 12-day ...
September 28, 2014
Shared Belief emerged in good condition from his eventful, winning journey in the Awesome Again Stakes on Saturday, but his trainer and co-owner, Jerry Hollendorfer, on Sunday morning at Santa Anita said the hard race would likely cause him to train ...
Tonalist and Zivo, the first two finishers from Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup, will both be pointed to the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, but will both do all their major preparations in New York before shipping to Southern ...
September 27, 2014
Shared Belief ($2.40) had to overcome the apparent tag-team tactics of a pair of Bob Baffert-trained runners in the Grade 1, $300,500 Awesome Again Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita.
September 26, 2014
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, back home at Los Alamitos, galloped on Friday for the first time since his disappointing performance in the Pennsylvania Derby.
September 24, 2014
Eric Guillot, the trainer of the speedy Moreno, didn’t love hearing that Big Cazanova, a speedster from Southern California, was shipping cross-country to run in Saturday’s $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park. Without Big Cazanova in the ...
The older-horse division has taken a beating in recent weeks, but in their stead has emerged a 3-year-old crop that has emerged as a potent force for this year’s Breeders' Cup Classic.
September 21, 2014
The Grade 1 FrontRunner Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita can confirm American Pharoah’s status as a top 2-year-old, and move him closer to a potential start in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 1.
September 20, 2014
The brilliant speed that carried him to victories in the $1 million Haskell at Monmouth in July and the Grade 2 Woody Stephens at Belmont Park in June was on display again Saturday at Parx, where, under Martin Garcia, Bayern galloped to a ...