October 31, 2015
The 4-year-old filly Tepin, who entered this season without even a stakes win, got good in the spring and even better in late summer and fall, and where most horses improve and decline as they grow and change, tire and freshen, Tepin just has kept ...
October 29, 2015
The Mile and the Filly and Mare Turf both are very much open to European domination, but the question for many horses this week, Golden Horn most of all: How soft will Keeneland’s rain-soaked grass course be?
October 26, 2015
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Karakontie drew post 11 on Monday for his repeat bid in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile, but that draw, while less than ideal, hardly seems impossible considering that Karakontie won the 2014 Mile after breaking from post 14.
October 25, 2015
Masochistic had his final workout at Santa Anita on Sunday in advance of the Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Keeneland next Saturday. The two-time stakes winner worked five furlongs in 58.40 seconds without company, the fastest of 50 recorded works at the ...
Trainer Wesley Ward sent all six of his potential Breeders’ Cup runners to the turf at 9:30 a.m. although two of them, The Great War and Judy the Beauty, did little more than gallop cautiously over the wet and somewhat chewed-up course.
October 19, 2015
Trainer Bill Mott, who said he'll have a trio of Breeders’ Cup pre-entries, sent a pair of those runners out to work Monday at host track Keeneland.
October 18, 2015
Long before the NFL kicked off its schedule of games later that afternoon, a trio of Breeders’ Cup trainers called audibles of their own on a frigid Sunday morning at Keeneland.
October 14, 2015
Trainer Andre Fabre confirmed he intends to run the mare Esoterique at Keeneland in the Breeders’ Cup Mile.
October 07, 2015
When Beholder tries to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Oct. 31 at Keeneland, it will be an especially big deal since Zenyatta in 2009 remains the only female Classic winner. Females in the Breeders’ Cup Mile? That’s old hat. A filly or mare has won ...
October 03, 2015
Grand Arch narrowly held off The Pizza Man in the Grade 1 Shadwell Turf Mile, as both 6-year-old geldings will head off to the Breeders’ Cup in separate events.