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  • Obviously (IRE) and Centralinteligence Qualify for Breeders' Cup World Championships following Victories at Betfair Hollywood Park

    INGLEWOOD, Calif., (June 29, 2013) - Heavily-favored Obviously earned the most significant victory of his career and earned a Breeders’ Cup Mile berth with an impressive win in the

  • Fort Larned Breezes in Saratoga Slop

    On a rainy morning at Saratoga Race Course, 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned breezed five furlongs over the sloppy main track.New York Racing Association clockers caught the 5-year-old son of E Dubai   in 1:01.19 July 23 with jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. in the irons for trainer Ian Wilkes. He was one of only six horses to work at Saratoga as showers deluged the Capital Region; Wilkes also sent out Jim Dandy Stakes (gr.

  • Breeders' Cup Mile Berth on the Line Sunday in Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville

    DEAUVILLE (August 10, 2013) – The fourth automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile is on the line Sunday at Deauville as an outstanding field led by Moonlight Cloud (GB), Dawn Ap

  • Fort Larned, Successful Dan Drill at Saratoga

    Trainer Charlie LoPresti sent Morton Fink's homebred Successful Dan out Aug. 20 for his second work since a strong runner-up finish in the Aug. 3 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I), the 6-year-old gelded son of Successful Appeal   getting five furlongs in 1:01.32 on the main track at Saratoga Race Course."I thought he went great; he did it pretty easy," LoPresti said. "He could have gone a lot faster than that, he was well within himself the whole way and galloped out really good."Also on the tab was Janis Whitham's 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr.

  • Countdown to the Breeders' Cup - September 3, 2013

    Advisory: This is the 10th of 16 weekly news releases focusing on the horses and races leading to the 30th Breeders' Cup World Championships on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 at Sa

  • My Conquestadory beats males in Summer Stakes

    First-timer starter My Conquestadory punched her ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf with a decisive score over males in the Grade 2, $212,800 Summer Stakes at Woodbine on Saturday.

  • City of Hope

    City of Hope Selected as Official Charity of the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships

    NEW YORK (September 25, 2013) – The Breeders’ Cup today announced it has selected City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threaten

  • Beholder Dominates Foes in Zenyatta Stakes

    Beholder was something to behold in the $250,000 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Sept. 28. The 3-year-old stepped up to top company against older fillies and mares and toyed with the field, going gate-to-wire and winning with ease .Authenticity ran on well for second, with Joyful Victory third. Both of the minor award winners shipped from the East Coast to run in the Zenyatta.Beholder races for B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm, which bought her as a yearling for $180,000.

  • 30 Years in 30 Days: Wild Again, 1984

    The inaugural Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Nov. 10, 1984, had more drama than even John Gaines could have envisioned when he conceived the World Championships.

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