Led by two stars from the entry of Alessandro Misserochi’s Haras Santa Ines stable, Norimberga (ARG) and Kiriaki (ARG), the South American leg of the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge begins on Sunday at Palermo Race Course in Buenos Aires with the Gran Premio Criadores (G1) at Palermo Race Course for an automatic berth into the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016
The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horseracing’s most prestigious international events, has today announced that it will return to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky in 2018. As part of the company’s ongoing strategy to maintain a three-year out host site plan, Breeders’ Cup will work closely with Churchill Downs and the local Louisville community to drive excitement and anticipation for the event over the next few years.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The Breeders' Cup announced today that the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series will consist of 77 automatic qualifying races, including four new races, into the Breeders' Cup World Championships with 49 Challenge races held in the U.S. and Canada, and 28 races to be run outside of North America. Breeders’ Cup will pay entry fees and provide travel allowances for the connections of the Challenge winners to compete in the Championships.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 9, 2016) — The 4-year-old Azkadellia (NZ) escaped traffic and stormed to the front in mid-stretch under jockey Damien Oliver to win Saturday’s one mile Coolmore Legacy Queen of the Turf Stakes (G1) by two lengths over Heavens Above (AUS) at Royal Randwick in Australia, and earned an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Led by multiple group one winner Suavito (NZ), 17 fillies and mares comprise the current field for Saturday’s one mile Coolmore Legacy Queen of the Turf Stakes (G1) at Royal Randwick in Australia with the winner earning an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Statement from Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO, on the passing of Ogden Mills Phipps.
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Magic Bloodstock Racing and partners’ 4-year-old Australian bred mare Winx and R & C Racing and GPI Racing and partners’ 5-year-old gelding Chautauqua (AUS) both earned automatic starting positions in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series on Saturday with brilliant turf course victories respectively in the $3 million Star Doncaster Mile (G1) and $2.5 million Darley TJ Smith Stakes (G1) during the Autumn Carnival at Royal Randwick in Sydney.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Two automatic starting positions in the Breeders' Cup World Championships will be on the line Saturday at Royal Randwick in Sydney through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series as the outstanding mare Winx (AUS) and defending champion Kermadec (NZ), both trained by Chris Waller, lead the $3 million Star Doncaster Mile (G1) on turf for a berth into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1), and Exosphere (AUS) and defending champion Chautauqua (AUS) top the $2.5 million Darley TJ Smith Stakes (G1) at 6 furlongs for a spot in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1).
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Stars dazzle in the stands as much as they do on track at the Breeders' Cup. The brilliance of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah was matched by the presence of supermodel Kate Upton and other celebrities on hand to witness his historic Breeders' Cup Classic victory in the 2015 World Championships at Keeneland in Lexington, KY, October 31-November 1.
Friday, January 29, 2016
The Breeders’ Cup announced today that registration is now open for the 2016 BCBC at Santa Anita Park on Nov. 4-5. Now in its eighth year, the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge is a highly lucrative and exclusive real money tournament that crowns the winner with the highest accumulated bankroll at the end of the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships.