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Breeders' Cup

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  • Velazquez's rides

    Jockey John Velazquez's mounts for this weekend's Breeders' Cup: Friday • $1-million Juvenile Turf, International Star, 15-1 morning line odds • $1-million Dirt Mile, Vicar's In Trouble, 12-1 • $1-million Juvenile Fillies Turf,...
  • Letters: Dodgers' chain of command might fence them in

    Farhan Zaidi sees a great trade for the Dodgers. "Hey Josh Byrnes, what do you think of this?" he asks. "I like it, let me ask Andrew Friedman," Josh says. Friedman replies, "I have to run this by Stan Kasten." Stan says, "Hold on while I get...
  • A win at Hollywood Derby can make California Chrome horse of the year

    A win at Hollywood Derby can make California Chrome horse of the year
    There are just six horses entered Saturday in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar, but the presence of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome means the horse racing world will be watching closely. Trainer Art Sherman is...
  • Clancy's Call: Breeders' Cup Day 2

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Breeders' Cup races Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (NBC Sports Network, 3:30-8 p.m.; NBC, 8-9 p.m.): Juvenile Fillies Post time: 3:05 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/16 miles; Purse: $2 million FEATHERED (8-1) wasn'...
  • Red Rifle wins $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup

    Red Rifle wins $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup
    After beginning the month by winning the $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint aboard Work All Week, jockey Florent Geroux ended the month by winning the Grade II $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup with New York invader Red Rifle. "Today was something special...
  • Cary Street likes long, grinding road

    Cary Street likes long, grinding road
    A 91/4-length victory in the 13/4-mile Las Vegas Marathon at Santa Anita on the first day of last month's Breeders' Cup races suggests Cary Street isn't going to have an energy crisis when he hits the homestretch in Saturday's 11/4-mile Hawthorne Gold...
  • Del Mar racing in late fall? California Chrome makes it even better

    California Chrome made it a rare November to remember in horse racing Saturday. It takes a real star to do that. Running on a surface on which he had never raced before, at a made-for-summer seaside track that never before ran a race this late in the...
  • Pletcher has budding star set for Hal's Hope

    The University of Kentucky basketball team is so loaded with talent that its coach, John Calipari, says he doesn't have substitutes — he has reinforcements. Trainer Todd Pletcher's barn is racing's version of that. Pletcher was considering...
  • On The Air Saturday

    AUTO RACING 11 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup: AAA Texas 500, Practice. FS1 1 p.m.: Formula One, United States Grand Prix, Qualifying. NBC 3:30 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series: O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge. ESPN BASEBALL 8 p.m.: Arizona Fall League: Fall...
  • Breeders' Cup Day 1: Untapable and pregnant Napravnik win Distaff

    Breeders' Cup Day 1: Untapable and pregnant Napravnik win Distaff
    As if riding the favorite Untapable to victory in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff wasn’t enough, jockey Rosie Napravnik made even more news Friday: Napravnik will stop racing after Sunday because she’s pregnant. Napravnik, 26, first made the...
  • Day 1 Of Breeders' Cup: Hootenanny Wins Juvenile Turf

    The first day of the Breeders' Cup races is in the books. It was a day in which no long shots cashed in. A summary: Juvenile Turf Winner: Frankie Dettori rallied Hootenanny in the deep stretch to win the first Breeders' Cup race. But it did not turn out...