Mike Smith won his second straight Bill Shoemaker award as the top jockey of the Breeders’ Cup.
Hall of Famer trainer Bob Baffert couldn’t help thinking about the prospects of winning the Kentucky Derby again once New Year’s Day hit the finish line Saturday.
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.
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Royal Delta is carrying more than Mike Smith on her back in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff.
By Kevin Martin Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic seemed a perfect setup for Game on Dude. The Breeders’ Cup was on his home track at Santa Anita Park where he had never been beaten; the […]
Reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan drew post position eight in a field of 10 and was made the even-money favorite for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile, where the 6-year-old gelding will try to improve to 6-0 on the turf this year.
The Breeders’ Cup Classic, the $5 million showcase race of thoroughbred racing’s two-day world championships, will be run at 5:35 p.m. PDT on Nov. 2 at Santa Anita.
Betfair Hollywood Park will close by year’s end and the 75-year-old racetrack property in Inglewood that hosted Seabiscuit and the first Breeders’ Cup in 1984 will be developed with new housing and retail by its owner.
Bob Baffert got beat again in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Bill Mott settled for half of a repeat sweep in the weekend’s two biggest races.
Undefeated Shanghai Bobby made an early move on the turn and held off a late charge by He’s Had Enough to win by a head in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Saturday at Santa Anita.
Filly Mizdirection beat the boys by a half-length in the $1 million Turf Sprint off a six-month layoff, giving sports talk radio host and co-owner Jim Rome his first Breeders’ Cup victory.
Upsets dominated two of the first three races on the second day of the Breeders’ Cup, with Tapizar pulling off the biggest surprise at 15-1 odds in the $1 million Dirt Mile.
Tapizar took advantage of an early stumble by Shackleford to pull off a 15-1 upset on Saturday in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile at Santa Anita.
Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott is halfway to repeating his Breeders’ Cup daily double.