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  • Favourite Admire Rakti dies after Melbourne Cup

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti collapsed and died after finishing last at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday. The Japanese-trained horse started the race as 5-1 favourite but faded towards the end of the gruelling 3,200 metre...
  • Breeders' Cup Day 2: Bayern wins Classic in close, controversial race

    Breeders' Cup Day 2: Bayern wins Classic in close, controversial race
    At the start of Saturday's $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, 3-year-old Bayern broke from the No. 7 hole and headed left instead of straight, slamming into favored Shared Belief but never stopped running and held on for a nose victory over Toast Of New...
  • Protectionist wins Melbourne Cup, favourite dies

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - German raider Protectionist timed his finishing burst to perfection to win the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, but the race was overshadowed by the death of two horses including favourite Admire Rakti, who collapsed and died after...
  • Hollywood Trots to Santa Anita Park for Breeders' Cup

    Hollywood headed east for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park on Saturday when brand ambassador Bobby Flay said horse-racing and good food went together. "They are very compatible. The Breeders' Cup is a show, it's about great customer service, food and...
  • Horseracing fans gather for Breeders' Cup World Championships

    The event: The Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park offered two days of high-stakes horse racing, paying out a total of $26 million in purses and culminating in Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Classic, which awarded $5...
  • Santa Anita stewards defend Breeders' Cup Classic call on Bayern win

    Santa Anita stewards defend Breeders' Cup Classic call on Bayern win
    Santa Anita's autumn meeting ended on Sunday with its three stewards holding a news conference to defend their decision to let the result stand in Saturday's controversial $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic. Bayern won by a nose over Toast Of New York,...
  • Santa Anita stewards defend Bayern decision in Breeders' Cup Classic

    On the morning after Saturday's controversial $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic won by Bayern following a bumping incident to start the race, the three Santa Anita stewards, Scott Chaney, Kim Ward and Tom Ward, held a news conference to explain their...
  • Texas Red takes Breeders' Cup Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths

    As Texas Red, bought for a bargain $17,000 at a Keeneland yearling sale in 2013, circled the field Saturday and went from last to first in the $2-million Breeders' Cup Juvenile, its connections from Texas and Louisiana didn't take long to start dreaming...
  • Breeders' Cup notes: Trouble in the winner's circle

    The Doug O'Neill suspension will not just quietly drift away, as much as horse racing would like it to. O'Neill, who is sitting out the Breeders' Cup under the organization's "convicted trainers rule," was nowhere around, as per his suspension, when his...
  • Breeders' Cup Day 2: Texas Red wins Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths

    Breeders' Cup Day 2: Texas Red wins Juvenile by 6 1/2 lengths
    Texas Red was overlooked at 13-1 entering the 1 1/16 mile Juvenile for 2-year-olds. But how he moved through the stretch to win the $2-million race by 6 1/2 lengths has him on the short list for next year’s Kentucky Derby. Winning the Breeders&...
  • Things go bump in right for Bayern in Breeders' Cup Classic

    In a Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Saturday that was more pinball machine than horse race, at least six significant things happened. •Bayern won, giving his owner, Kaleem Shah, 60% of the richest thoroughbred purse of the year, $5...