Lady and The Track | November 17, 2018

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Accelerate Argues Case For Horse Of The Year With Classic Victory

November 3, 2018 |

Lookin’ At Lucky Horse Is First Breeders’ Cup Win for Sadler After Lengthy Drought In a year with a rare Triple Crown winner, Hronis Racing’s Accelerate made his own case for Horse of the Year with a one-length victory in the 35th running of the $5,358,000 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (GI) at Churchill Downs. In […]

Breeders’ Cup 2018 Friday Photo Gallery

November 3, 2018 |

Enjoy some fantastic images from the winners of Future Stars Friday at the Breeders’ Cup World Championships! Photos by Jordan Thomson. **All photos copyrighted and use without expressed written permission is prohibited.**

Game Winner Seals Championship With Breeders Cup Juvenile Score

November 3, 2018 |

Undefeated Candy Ride Colt Is Baffert’s Next Star By Margaret Ransom When Triple Crown winner Justify retired to stallion duty this past summer, his absence left a significant void in the daily operations of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert’s barn. The empty stall on the corner of barn five at Santa Anita, which also […]

Owner McClanahan Goes From “Zero To Breeders’ Cup”

November 2, 2018 |

  California-based Owner Living The Breeders’ Cup Dream In His First Year With Runners By Margaret Ransom When Jerry McClanahan thinks back on his first experience as a thoroughbred owner more than 20 years ago, he sometimes wonders how he’s still in the game. An avid handicapper who dipped his toe into a claiming partnership […]

For Tiago Pereira, The ‘Skye’ Isn’t His Limit

October 31, 2018 |

World Cup Winner Making His Mark In California By Margaret Ransom The names of the 19 jockeys who have won the 23 editions of the Dubai World Cup is a virtual list of the most elite in the sport of horseracing globally for the past two decades — from champions in Europe and the Far […]

Flower Bowl Offers Turf Distaffers One Last Chance For Breeders’ Cup Glory

October 7, 2018 |

Best Of The East’s Ladies Turf Division Set To Race 1 1/4 Miles at Belmont By Margaret Ransom Seven fillies and mares, whose connections hope make the gate for the Nov. 3 Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (GIT) at Churchill Downs, are set to race 1 ¼ miles in Belmont Park’s $500,000 […]

Breeders’ Futurity Lures Full Field Searching For Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Slot

October 6, 2018 |

Hopeful Winner Is Early Favorite By Margaret Ransom Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Hopeful Stakes (GI) winner Mind Control is the early 7-2 favorite for Saturday’s $500,000 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (GI) at Keeneland. Overall, the names of 14 juveniles were dropped into the entry box, all with connections who hope a victory in the 1 1/16-mile race will […]

Alcibiades Field Overflowing With Talent

October 5, 2018 |

Race Draws Talented Fillies From Both Coasts By Margaret Ransom Three Chimneys Farm and Fern Circle Stables’ Restless Rider is the early 3-1 favorite for Friday’s 67th running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades Stakes at Keeneland. The Spinaway Stakes (GI) runner-up will face a full field in her attempt to secure her first graded stakes score, having previously captured […]

Sprinters Search For Breeders’ Cup Spot In Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes

October 5, 2018 |

Two Previous Qualifiers, Sophomore Share Top Billing By Margaret Ransom The Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes (GII), a six-furlong test which secures a spot in the gate for the Nov. 3 Breeders’ Cup Sprint (GI), takes place at Keeneland on Friday. The two headliners are Whitmore and Limousine Liberal, who have previously qualified for the World Championships by […]

It’s All About Breeders’ Cup Qualifying At Santa Anita Saturday

September 28, 2018 |

FOUR GRADED STAKES OFFER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS BERTHS By Margaret Ransom The Breeders’ Cup will certainly be the focus of racing on the opening Saturday of the fall race meeting at Santa Anita Park, with four Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” events scheduled. The Southern California oval will feature a 12-race card with the […]