Statement from Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO, on the passing of Ogden Mills Phipps
Statement from Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO:
"The Breeders' Cup and all of Thoroughbred racing extend our sincere condolences to the Phipps family on the passing of our friend Dinny Phipps. His accomplishments as a breeder and owner are unmatched and we are indebted to Dinny for his numerous contributions to what is right about our game and for speaking out when we fell short. He was extraordinarily gracious and kind and a true sportsman. He will be missed."
- November 20, 2018
Gran Premio International Carlos Pellegrini Stakes in Argentina to be First Breeders' Cup Challenge Race of 2019 Series
The Breeders’ Cup, in conjunction with Hipodromo San Isidro, today announced that next month’s Gran Premio International Carlos Pellegrini (G1), South America’s most prestigious race, will be the first qualifying “Win and You’re In” event of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.
- November 16, 2018
Godolphin Wins John Deere Award Honoring Outstanding Breeders of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series and World Championships
Bolstered by Breeders’ Cup Challenge victories from Alizee (AUS), Fine Needle (JPN), Royal Marine (IRE) and Wild Illusion (GB), Godolphin, one of the world’s most successful Thoroughbred racing and breeding operations, has won the John Deere Award as the outstanding breeder of the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
- November 9, 2018
Lucky winner selected from participant pool comprised of Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate’s virtual owners.