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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

One year from now, the Breeders' Cup arrives in the cradle of Thoroughbred racing, to Lexington, Kentucky. In 2015, for the first time, the Breeders' Cup will be run at Keeneland.

Friday, November 7, 2014

NBC profiles New Vocations and Old Friends, members of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, as part of its 2014 Breeders' Cup coverage.

Friday, November 7, 2014

How many other pursuits are simultaneously as challenging and thrilling as the racing game? NBC features the 2014 Breeders' Cup owners.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

A record eighth Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita delivered all the elements of a classic thriller — action, intrigue, elevated tension — save maybe a wholly satisfying climax and denouement (call it the Take 8 Debate). Here's hoping 2015 settles the score. Who's YOUR Horse of the Year?

Thursday, November 6, 2014

For the second consecutive year, a horseplayer has turned a $110 online qualifying spot into over $300,000 in the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

The future for Bobby’s Kitten, the winner of Saturday’s $920,000 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita, will focus on the 2015 BC Mile at Keeneland in October, with consideration for an international journey to England for the Royal Ascot meeting in June.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Propelled by five top-three finishes, including a victory in the $3 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf on Flaxman Holding’s Main Sequence, two-time Eclipse champion jockey John Velazquez won his third Bill Shoemaker Award as the most outstanding jockey of the 31th edition of the event.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

The roller-coaster ride that was California Chrome’s star-studded 2014 campaign came to a bittersweet end in the gloaming at Santa Anita late Saturday afternoon, where the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner came within a half-length of winning the Breeders’ Cup Classic and clinching not only the 3-year-old championship but perhaps Horse of the Year honors as well.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

To hear Mike Smith tell it, Shared Belief was finished at the start.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

A Breeders’ Cup Classic that was set up to be a clean-cut title-decider for Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male instead had a wholly unsatisfying ending Saturday at Santa Anita, where Bayern led from start to finish after clobbering several rivals at the start but was left the winner by the stewards after a lengthy inquiry.

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