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Best Of LA: Week Of October 27

Savor the best of the season while you dine on Octoberfest menu options, celebrate culinary aspirations in the city, and wrap your weekend with a variety of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos events and activities for everyone.

10/27/2014

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Top 5 Contenders Of 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic

The year of the three-year-olds! Four of the top 5 contenders of the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic are three-year-olds. Lead by California Chrome and Shared Belief, the Classic is full of young talent, making the race very unpredictable. None of these horses have the experience of last year’s winner Mucho Macho Man. In fact, no three-year-old has won the BC Classic since 2008 — Raven’ Pass. It will be Shared Belief’s race to lose. The undefeated colt will be the morning line favorite, who riding a seven-race winning streak .

10/05/2014

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Majestic Harbor Upsets Game On Dude In Santa Anita’s Gold Cup To Earn Berth In Breeders Classic

Majestic Harbor won the $500,000 Gold Cup by 6 1/4 lengths in an upset at Santa Anita on Saturday, earning an automatic berth in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic this fall.

06/28/2014

Jockey Gary Stevens rides atop Mucho Macho Man enroute to winning the Classic during the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park on November 2, 2013 in Arcadia, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Mucho Macho Man Wins Breeders’ Cup Classic

Gary Stevens had never won the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic in his long career. Kathy Ritvo came close a year ago with Mucho Macho Man only to settle for second.

11/02/2013

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Game On Dude Owner Joe Torre Compares Breeders’ Cup Classic To Game 7 Of World Series

Co-owned by Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre, Game On Dude is already the richest active horse in North America with earnings of $5,602,158. He’s on a six-race winning streak, including five in a row this year, and hasn’t lost since the 2012 Classic, when 9-1 shot Fort Larned pulled the upset.

11/01/2013

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: How I’d Bet $100

Find out how one Horse Racing expert would bet on the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

11/01/2013

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Will The Dude Finally Give Bob Baffert His 1st Breeders’ Classic Win?

There’s little Bob Baffert hasn’t won in horse racing. The trainer can count nine victories in Triple Crown races, including three Kentucky Derbies, and seven Breeders’ Cup wins in his Hall of Fame career.

10/30/2013

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2011 Breeders’ Cup Classic Preview

This Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Classic may lack the star power and historical significance that came with the entry of Zenyatta in last year’s edition, but it still brings together a classy field of America’s best […]

11/03/2011

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Zenyatta Ends Career With Horse Of The Year Award

Moments after the Eclipse Awards ended Monday night, Zenyatta owner Ann Moss came off the stage eager to call her mare in Kentucky. They keep in touch by video phone.

01/17/2011

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