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    August 15, 2018

    Road to the Breeders’ Cup: Del Mar Hosts Pivotal Preps

  • August 15, 2018

    Know Before You Go: TVG Pacific Classic

    The TVG Pacific Classic is the West Coast's biggest race of the summer. If you're planning to head to beautiful Del Mar this weekend for some action-packed elite racing, we have ten things you need to know before you go. 

  • August 15, 2018

    Countdown to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships Newsletter

    The road to what looks like a Breeders’ Cup Classic there for the taking begins in earnest Saturday at Del Mar, when ACCELERATE starts as the 8-5 favorite against seven rivals on Saturday in the $1 million “Win and You’re In” TVG Pacific Classic (GI).

  • August 15, 2018

    Breeders’ Cup and Maker’s Mark® Renew Partnership and Champions for Charity Commemorative Bottle Program

    The new three-year partnership will continue the tradition of creating limited-edition collections of Maker’s Mark bottles that will be released in conjunction with the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships and will be auctioned surrounding each event. In addition to the creation of the special bottles, Maker’s Mark also will be the Exclusive Bourbon of the Breeders’ Cup and a first-time title sponsor of the Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf for the 2018 event.

  • August 15, 2018

    Accelerate Ready for Grade 1 Pacific Classic

    Accelerate will look to continue his impressive 2018 run on Saturday with a big-time win in the Grade 1, $1,000,000 Pacific Classic Stakes.

  • August 14, 2018

    Where to Watch/Listen During Pacific Classic Week 2018

    The Road to the Breeders’ Cup is in full swing, with major prep races happening each weekend – and one the annual highlights on the racing calendar is up next. On Saturday, some of the best older dirt horses in training will square off in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar. That race is a Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” qualifying event for the Nov. 3 $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs.

  • August 13, 2018

    Alpha Centauri beats males impressively in Prix Jacques le Marois

    Alpha Centauri confirmed her status as Europe’s leading turf miler with a comprehensive win against males in Sunday’s Group 1 Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville, France.