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Barbara D. Livingston
Battle of Midway returned $30.40 for his half-length win in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.
Battle of Midway has found his niche as a world-class miler after surviving a stretch-long duel with a game Sharp Azteca to register a half-length triumph in Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile at Del Mar.Full Story >>
October 31, 2017
Mike Welsch's Breeders' Cup Clocker update for Tuesday, October 31 from Del Mar.
October 29, 2017
Mor Spirit’s performance in winning the Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park four months ago was nothing short of brilliant. But it certainly took a toll on Mor Spirit, who has not run since.
October 28, 2017
The veteran gelding Imperative will not run in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on Friday at Del Mar owing to "what appears to be the beginning of a hairline fracture of the pelvis," trainer Bob Hess Jr. said Saturday.
October 27, 2017
Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile contender Sharp Azteca went out for a routine gallop over the main track at Del Mar on Friday that turned out to be not so routine after all.
The California Horse Racing Board is investigating the timing of a shock-wave treatment and subsequent workout for Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile contender Imperative.
October 26, 2017
Breeders' Cup contenders continue to trickle into Del Mar, with a handful of new faces making their first appearances over the track during training hours here Thursday.
Imperative will be making his first start in more than six months when he starts in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile here at Del Mar on Nov. 3.
October 25, 2017
Accelerate, Mor Spirit, and Sharp Azteca were among 16 horses pre-entered Monday in the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile – with seven of those runners also pre-entered in either the Classic, Mile on turf, or Sprint.
October 18, 2017
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.
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.