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Emily Shields
Accelerate earned a 109 Beyer for his win in the San Diego Handicap.
Accelerate outran his 42-1 odds when third behind Tamarkuz and Gun Runner in last year's Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile. He'll be considered a prime player when the Grade 1, $1 million race is renewed Nov. 3 at Del Mar. Full Story >>
October 15, 2017
Chad Brown likely will pre-enter 14 horses in the Breeders’ Cup series at Del Mar on Nov. 3-4, the reigning Eclipse Award-winning trainer said Sunday.
October 11, 2017
If Mor Spirit can repeat his Met Mile performance next month in the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, he will be tough to contain.
October 07, 2017
Practical Joke, a three-time Grade 1 winner, worked four furlongs in 48.45 seconds Saturday morning over the Belmont Park main track as he continues preparations for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on Nov. 3 at Del Mar.
October 04, 2017
Gato Del Oro, who ran the two best races of his career at Del Mar before shipping to Remington Park and finishing third in last month's Oklahoma Derby, is a candidate for the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, trainer Richard Baltas said ...
September 27, 2017
Trainer Mark Casse could be the “Mile Man” of this year's Breeders' Cup. He has candidates for all four championship races being run at the distance, including Awesome Slew for the $1 million Dirt Mile on Nov. 3 at Del Mar.
Fifty-three trainers have won two or more Breeders' Cup races, and Buff Bradley is one of them. Bradley scored in 2012 and 2013 at Santa Anita with Groupie Doll in the BC Filly and Mare Sprint, pulling him even with Hall of Famers such as Charlie ...
September 20, 2017
The West Coast-based contingent for the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on Nov. 3 at Del Mar is led by Mor Spirit and Accelerate. The East Coast's best hope could emerge Saturday in the Kelso Handicap at Belmont Park.
August 27, 2017
At this time last year, Giant Expectations was fighting a lung infection that forced him out of training. He was a maiden with an uncertain future.
October 07, 2015
Over the subsequent 30 years of Breeders’ Cup drama any number of owners and trainers have been blessed with talented horses who did not quite fit, even with the increase of races. The most glaring catch basin for “tweeners” has become the $1 million ...