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Maximum Security, Spun To Run Lead Cigar Mile

December 5, 2019 |

Eleven Will Line Up For Aqueduct Saturday Feature By Margaret Ransom Multiple grade 1 winner and disqualified Kentucky Derby (GI) hero Maximum Security will face off against a talented field of ten others, including Breeders’ Cup Mile (GI) hero Spun to Run, in Saturday’s $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap on Saturday at Aqueduct. The Jason Servis-trained […]

Demoiselle, Remsen Stakes Mark Last Juvenile Showcase Of 2019 in New York

December 5, 2019 |

  Road to The Kentucky Derby/Oaks Points Up For Grab By Margaret Ransom Twelve juvenile fillies are set to race nine furlongs in Saturday’s $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes (GII) at Aqueduct including two stakes winners – Maedean and Critical Value – and several others who will face winners for the first time. The Demoiselle was first […]

What’s In A Name: Thanksgiving Edition

November 27, 2019 |

Thanksgiving Traditions Memorialized In The Jockey Club’s Archives By Margaret Ransom Since The Jockey Club started registering Thoroughbreds in 1894 and maintaining records through the American Stud Book two years later, fifteen horses have been registered with the name Thanksgiving, several of which were bred in foreign countries like Australia, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and […]

Racing Returns To Del Mar With Bing Crosby Season

November 7, 2019 |

Fall Season Gets Underway Friday By Margaret Ransom With the 36th Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita in the books, Southern California racing shifts south for the 6th annual “Bing Crosby Season” at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in San Diego county. The 15-day season kicks off on Friday with a 12:30 p.m. post […]

Breeders’ Cup Saturday 2019 Has Arrived

November 2, 2019 |

  Saturday Offers Nine Amazing World Championship Races By Margaret Ransom With the second Future Stars Friday successfully in the books, the early Kentucky Derby and Oaks favorites established (Storm The Court and British Idiom, respectively, in case we all haven’t been paying attention), all eyes now turn toward the nine Saturday main event races. […]

Future Stars Friday Kicks Off Breeders’ Cup 2019

October 31, 2019 |

  Juveniles Take Friday Breeders’ Cup Spotlight By Margaret Ransom Breeders’ Cup Friday – known as Future Stars Friday – kicks off Thoroughbred racing’s world championship weekend with five of the 10 races on the day on the carrying the prestige of the signature purple and gold colors. The concept of highlighting the juveniles on […]

188 Pre-Entered For Breeders’ Cup 2019

October 24, 2019 |

    MCKINZIE, CODE OF HONOR, MIDNIGHT BISOU, BRICKS AND MORTAR AND MAGICAL LEAD 188 HORSES PRE-ENTERED FOR 2019 BREEDERS’ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Breeders’ Cup Press Release Led by Whitney (G1) winner McKinzie, Travers Stakes (G1) and Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) winner Code of Honor, standout filly Midnight Bisou, multiple Grade 1-winning turf star Bricks and Mortar, and Qipco Champions […]

2019 Breeders’ Cup Post Times and Wagering Menu

October 24, 2019 |

Breeders’ Cup Press Release Friday, November 1 Race 1 10:45 TBD WPS EX TRI SUPER P3 DD Pick 5 Race 2 11:20 TBD WPS EX TRI SUPER P3 DD Pick 4 Race 3 11:55 TBD WPS EX TRI SUPER P3 DD Race 4 12:32 TBD WPS EX TRI SUPER P3 DD Pick 6 Race 5 […]

Street Band’s Distaff Represents Exciting Firsts For Her Connections

October 19, 2019 |

Horse, Owner, Trainer and Jockey All Seek Initial World Championships Victory By Kaeli Bartholomew @ChampsTrack When the bell rings and the 3-year-old filly Street Band springs from the gates in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (GI) at Santa Anita on November 2, it will be a moment of firsts for many — it will be jockey […]

Keeneland Saturday Recap: All About The Breeders’ Cup

October 6, 2019 |

  Win & You’re In Races Took Center Stage By Augusta Hosmer Spiced Perfection Lives Up To Her Name, Wins Grueling Thoroughbred Club of America What a ride from jockey Javier Castellano! Last year’s California Horse of the Year, Spiced Perfection, showed her grit in the 39th running of Thoroughbred Club of America (GII) at […]