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  • Top Florida thoroughbreds fill card at Gulfstream West

    Gulfstream Park West will host the first Super Saturday of racing since the Miami Gardens track went by the name of Calder with this weekend's Sunshine Millions Preview. Saturday's 10-race card is filled with seven stakes races for registered Florida-...
  • Jockey Victor Espinoza gets seven-day suspension for careless riding

    Jockey Victor Espinoza gets seven-day suspension for careless riding
    The riding tactics employed by jockey Victor Espinoza on Saturday during the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita resulted in the stewards announcing on Sunday a seven-day suspension. Espinoza was the jockey aboard Sky Kingdom, who drifted...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Christine A. Moore tops off Breeders' Cup with a millinery collection

    Christine A. Moore tops off Breeders' Cup with a millinery collection
    Hats seem to be as much a part of major horse racing meets as thoroughbreds, jockeys, trophies and flower garlands. So it's not too surprising that in May 2013, hatmaker Christine A. Moore was named the first ever official milliner for the Breeders'...
  • Ex-racehorses show off new career training at Pimlico event

    Ex-racehorses show off new career training at Pimlico event
    For some thoroughbreds at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, it had been mere months since their last race. Now, as the ex-racehorses trotted onto the track, they were asked by riders not to run like the wind, but do something entirely different —...
  • 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....
  • 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...