03/16/2010 12:00AM

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Two sports-business magazines have selected the 2009 Breeders' Cup event at Santa Anita as a nominee for the "Event of the Year," according to the magazines, Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily. The other nominees are the NHL Winter Classic, an annual outdoor hockey game; Major League Baseball's All-Star Game; Super Bowl XLIV; and the U.S. Open of tennis. The winner will be announced May 20.