| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:59 PM
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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:30 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:26 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:48 AM
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-...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
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....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:25 PM
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:
Winner: Frankie Dettori rallied Hootenanny in the deep stretch to win the first Breeders' Cup race. But it did not turn out...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:59 PM
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....