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  • 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...
  • 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 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&...
  • Don't forget about California Chrome in Breeders' Cup Classic

     Don't forget about California Chrome in Breeders' Cup Classic
    The scenarios for success in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, a $5-million race at Santa Anita that will create legacies and define history, are as complicated as a Rubik's Cube. Fourteen horses will start. Thirteen will lose. Millions will be wagered....
  • 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...
  • From hockey to horses: Eddie Olczyk lands Breeder's Cup TV role

    From hockey to horses: Eddie Olczyk lands Breeder's Cup TV role
    Eddie Olczyk will be busy covering his other favorite sport this weekend for NBC. The Blackhawks and NBC’s lead NHL analyst will be part of the network’s crew working the Breeder’s Cup Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita in California....
  • American Pharoah scratched from Juvenile at Breeders' Cup

    Trainer Bob Baffert scratched one of his best hopes for a Breeders' Cup title Tuesday, when American Pharoah was found to have a deep bruise in his left front hoof. American Pharoah was the 2-1 morning line favorite in the $2-million Juvenile, a race...
  • Favorites in main Breeders' Cup races draw favorable post positions

    The morning line favorites in the two main races, Friday's $2-million Distaff and Saturday's $5-million Classic, appeared to draw favorable post positions Monday at Santa Anita, site of the third consecutive Breeders' Cup. Trainer Steve Asmussen's...
  • For 51-year-old Gary Stevens' next mount, he plans a winning sermon

    Gary Stevens isn't a jockey. He's a miracle man. If somebody names a horse Lourdes, Stevens has to be the rider. Stevens is going to ride in this weekend's Breeders' Cup. Yes, you read that right. This is the man who came back in 2013 after 7 1/2 years...
  • California Chrome and unbeaten Shared Belief to race at Breeders' Cup

    For the third straight year, Santa Anita will be home base for horse racing's annual cash call, also known as the Breeders' Cup. This year's event, Friday and Saturday, will distribute $24.5 million over 13 races, four on Friday and nine on Saturday. It...
  • Record 201 horses pre-entered for Breeders' Cup

    A record 201 horses, including 38 from overseas, have been pre-entered for the 31st Breeders' Cup World Championships set for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita. There are 13 Breeders' Cup races worth $26 million scheduled over two days at the Arcadia...