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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.

Friday, January 15, 2016

In 2015, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships returned to the place where the very idea was born: Lexington, KY. A record crowd filled Keeneland Race Course to witness the world’s best battle for glory in 13 championship races. The two-day, star-studded festival of racing was capped by American Pharoah’s historic performance in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, becoming horse racing’s first ever Grand Slam champion. Watch and relive all the action.

Friday, January 8, 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 8, 2016) – Wyndee Eastham, who has served as Executive Assistant to the President and CEO at the Breeders’ Cup for the past four years, will be departing the company to devote her full time efforts to Legacy Bloodstock, the Lexington-based Thoroughbred sales agency. In 2013, Eastham and her husband, Tommy, relaunched Legacy Bloodstock, which was formerly co-owned with Mark Toothaker.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

America’s Best Racing (ABR), a multi-media fan development platform initiated and funded by The Jockey Club to increase the profile and visibility of North America’s best Thoroughbred racing events, and Breeders’ Cup Limited have expanded their multi-year cross-promotional marketing agreement. As a result, ABR will now create, produce, distribute and maintain digital content (video and written) for the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series television shows to be used on breederscup.com and americasbestracing.net.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Breeders’ Cup and NBC Sports Group today announced a three-year renewal of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series the two groups introduced last year, televising 16 of the best Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series races from top race tracks in the U.S. Following on the success of this year’s partnership, the country’s top horse races leading up to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will continue to be televised by NBC Sports Group through 2018.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Powered by victories from homebreds Stephanie’s Kitten and Big Blue Kitten, both by Kitten’s Joy, Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey have won the fifth annual John Deere Award as outstanding breeders of the 2015 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

“Shared Belief was an extremely talented Thoroughbred who demonstrated great prowess each time he went to the racetrack, highlighted by a stellar career of 10 wins in 12 starts, which included five grade one victories. We greatly appreciated his participation in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic and extend our sympathies to Jim and Janet Rome, Jerry Hollendorfer, and the members of Jungle Racing and partners, who along with his many fans, will miss this terrific champion.”

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Super horse American Pharoah, the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years and the first horse to capture horse racing’s Grand Slam by also winning the Breeders’ Cup Classic, record attendance and rave reviews for first-time host Keeneland Race Course powered the 32nd edition of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

American Pharoah’s final competition made history as the Triple Crown winner raced to victory in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, and NBC posted the highest-rated Breeders’ Cup telecast in 20 years. A venue-record 50,155 watched the event in person at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, KY, on Saturday afternoon. With his dominating win last weekend, American Pharoah became the first horse to win racing’s “grand slam,” consisting of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, and the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Tommy Massis of Toronto outdistanced the BCBC field of 322 competitors to grab the Championship.

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