Lady and The Track | November 19, 2017

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Arrogate Seeks Racing Immortality In Breeders’ Cup Classic

November 4, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom When Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate heads postward for the final time in Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (GI) at Del Mar, he will do so as the richest horse to ever grace thoroughbred racing’s world championship event with $17,302,600 in earnings so far. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song currently ranks as […]

Talented Euros Invade for Breeders’ Cup Turf

November 4, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom A full field of older turf stars will race the 1 1/2 miles over the Del Mar turf in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (GIT), including a sea of strong contenders from Across the Pond and the best based in North America, which makes for an interesting and compelling race, […]

Eight Set For Competitive Distaff

November 3, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom Friday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff (GI) drew an all-star field of eight representing the best of the older fillies and mares division. Seven of the eight set to go postward in the nine-furlong main track test are Grade 1 winners, including two champions. Last year’s Eclipse Award-winning juvenile filly Champagne Room […]

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Draws Deep Field

November 3, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom This year’s Las Vegas Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (GI) marks the 11th running of the $1 million main track event. And while it doesn’t carry the star-making power — or rich $6 million purse — of its chief rival, the 1 ¼-mile Classic, that’s not to say the Dirt Mile has suffered from […]