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    October 27, 2017

    Free Roll Contest Announced for Breeders' Cup Saturday, November 4 on

  • Del Mar
    October 27, 2017

    Week-long 2017 Breeders’ Cup Festival Showcases the Best of SoCal

    The 2017 Breeders’ Cup Festival kicks off Saturday, Oct. 28 and features a variety of events for fans coming to the San Diego area for the 33rd World Championships on Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar.

  • Trainers
    October 27, 2017

    Ten Trainers to Watch at the Breeders' Cup

    The Breeders’ Cup brings together the world’s best horses, jockeys, and trainers. This year dozens of trainers vie for wins in the 13 Breeders' Cup races at Del Mar on Nov. 3-4, and this arbitrary list of 10 "baller" trainers to watch at the Breeders’ Cup ranks them by a combination of ability and swagger.

  • Noble Nick
    October 27, 2017

    Noble Nick a Brush with Breeders' Cup Fame for Young Trainer

    Five months ago, 25-year-old Ari Herbertson and his father, Scott, saw some potential in a horse that was running at their home track of Golden Gate Fields in San Francisco. The horse, named Noble Nick, was entered in a $16,000 claiming race. Father and son decided to take a shot.

  • October 27, 2017

    Breeders’ Cup by the Numbers

    A talented group of racehorses have been training for this moment all year, and it’s finally within sight: the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 3-4. Whether you’re watching in person in sunny SoCal or live from the comfort of your sofa, get ready for the two-day extravaganza with the facts and figures below.

  • Upset
    October 27, 2017

    Top 10 Breeders’ Cup Upsets

    Next week’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships marks the 34th year the best Thoroughbreds in North America meet up to compete in races that usually determine divisional championships at the Eclipse Awards.

  • Accelerate
    October 27, 2017

    Dirt Mile Attracts 16 Pre-Entries

    Sixteen horses have pre-entered for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. Accelerate leads the way with multiple wins over this Del Mar track including stakes scores in the Shared Belief Stakes last season, and the Grade 1 San Diego Handicap this year.

  • Unique Bella
    October 27, 2017

    Unique Bella Headlines Filly & Mare Sprint Pre-Entries

    The stars will be out on Saturday as the Filly and Mare Sprint has many quality horses pre-entered. In all, 14 horses have been pre-entered into the race with a shot at taking home a purse of $1,000,000.

  • Moonshine Memories
    October 27, 2017

    13 Pre-Enter for Juvenile Fillies Showdown

    The pre-entries for the Juveniles Fillies came up strong as 13 have lined up to take their shot at Saturday’s $2,000,000 purse. This will be race four on a card that is absolutely loaded with action per usual.

  • Drefong
    October 27, 2017

    Deep Group Pre-Entered for Sprint

    When it comes to top end talent the TwinSpires Sprint could be as good as any race you will see at this years Breeders’ Cup. A strong group of 11 pre-entries were taken for the contest which will go off as race eight on a star studded Saturday card.

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