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    Nomination Discount for Breeders' Cup Horses of Racing Age Ends July 15

  • Countdown to the Cup - July 29, 2014

    As if a purse increase to $1.5 million wasn’t enough, Saturday’s Whitney (GI) at Saratoga will offer an automatic starting berth into the Breeders’ Cup Classic and has lured a star-studded field, led by leading Horse of the Year candidate PALACE MALICE.

  • Summer Next for Unbeaten Conquest Tsunami

    Unbeaten in four starts, Conquest Tsunami makes his graded stakes debut for trainer Mark Casse in the $200,000 Summer Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf Sept. 13.

  • Game On Dude, Won Three Big 'Caps, Retired

    Game On Dude, the only horse ever to win three runnings of the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), has been retired after compiling earnings of nearly $6.5 million, trainer Bob Baffert announced Sept. 18.

  • American Pharoah Heads FrontRunner Lineup

    American Pharoah looks to solidify his status as the likely favorite for the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) in the $300,000 FrontRunner Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 27, taking on nine others at Santa Anita Park.

  • American Pharoah

    American Pharoah delivers as FrontRunner favorite

    American Pharoah led throughout the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity over seven furlongs on Sept. 3 to record his first career win. He used the same tactics to win Saturday’s $300,750 FrontRunner Stakes over 1 1/16 miles at Santa Anita, a victory expected to make him the favorite for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile here on Nov. 1.

  • Conquest Harlanate Overpowers Mazarine Foes

    Odds-on choice Conquest Harlanate used a ground-saving trip under Patrick Husbands to post an authoritative victory in the $179,264 Mazarine Stakes (Can-III)  Oct. 5 for her second graded stakes win in a row at Woodbine.

  • Hofmans Hopes to Add to Turf Sprint Success

    Since the inception of the Turf Sprint (gr. IT) to the Breeders' Cup World Championships in 2008, four of the six renewals have been over Santa Anita Park's unique downhill turf course at the distance of about 6 1/2 furlongs.

  • Wise Dan

    LoPresti Planning Wise Dan's Final BC Work

    Trainer Charlie LoPresti said Oct. 11 he has yet to exactly pinpoint a date for the final pre-race work of Morton Fink's two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan leading up to the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), though it could come Oct. 16 at Keeneland.

  • Catching Up with 2013 Breeders' Cup Winners

    Some have retired, a hearty few race on—but regardless of where they are today, the winners of last year's Breeders' Cup World Championships will always have their place in history.

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