EPISODE 1: THE JOURNEY BEGINS


Ken Ramsey, Paul Reddam, Doug O’Neill, Brendan Walsh and Wesley Hawley prepare their horses for the Stephen Foster, the first Win and You’re In qualifier for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. One will secure a spot in the starting gate, leaving the others to map out another path to the Classic.

 


Episode 2: The Road Runs Through the Jersey Shore


The career of undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify ends, and owners’ hopes for two-year-old Champion Good Magic surge. With Justify retired, everyone is angling for a spot in the Classic...and the stakes get bigger.



Episode 3: Wet Road ahead


As the skies open up before the Whitney Stakes, the connections are forced to wait a little longer for a chance to win a spot in the Classic. Will Backyard Heaven like the slop? Can Mind Your Biscuits go around two turns for the first time? Or will Diversify prove he’s the best of the bunch?

 


Episode 4: Million Dollar Babies


Celebrity Chef and horse owner Bobby Flay brings his daughter, Sophie, to a major Thoroughbred sale. A combination of the NFL draft, a Christie’s Auction, and high-end Wall Street trading, it’s where the journey begins for all great racehorses.


Episode 5: The Mid-Summer Derby


Sunshine finally arrives at Saratoga and the whole town is buzzing for the Travers, a major prep race just two months before the Classic. Will the magic continue? Or will prayers be answered?


Episode 6: Coast Time to Post Time


The final Win and You’re In races are run from coast-to-coast, setting the stage for the Classic. The horses and their connections arrive at Churchill Downs for the Post Position Draw where everyone is assigned an official spot in the starting gate. All of their hard work has led to this moment. With just days until the Classic, the Road ends here.


Episode 7: The Road Ends Here


The racing season’s crescendo has arrived and the Breeders’ Cup Classic is just moments away. The teams behind the 14 horse field assume their positions beneath the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs with high hopes. Only one will be crowned Champion.

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