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Elate Overpowers Delaware Handicap Rivals

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 03:00
Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Elate put her innate brilliance back on display July 13 at Delaware Park, when she ran her rivals into the ground to defend her title in the $750,125 Delaware Handicap (G2).

State of Industry Discussion Set for Owner Conference

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 18:00
OwnerView announced July 11 that a panel of industry leaders will participate in a discussion about issues facing the Thoroughbred industry, current measures in place and future plans to solve these issues at the sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference.

Breeders' Cup Announces Results of Board Election

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 03:00
The Breeders' Cup announced July 11 the election results to its Board of Directors by the 44 Breeders' Cup Members.

Smooth Sailing for Promises Fulfilled in John A. Nerud

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 03:00
Robert J. Baron's Promises Fulfilled exceeded all promises July 6 with a 4 1/2-length gate-to-wire score in the $300,000 John A. Nerud Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park.

Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint to Offer $1 Million Bonus

Sat, 07/06/2019 - 21:00
The Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint (G3T) is already America's most lucrative race for sprinters on grass outside of the Breeders' Cup championship races. Now its winner could earn an additional $1 million.

NBC Breeders' Cup Challenge Coverage Turns to Belmont

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 21:00
An automatic berth into the Breeders' Cup Sprint is on the line in the John A. Nerud Stakes on Saturday, July 6 at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. live at 4 p.m. ET on NBC as part of the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series.

Fravel Speaks on Breeders' Cup Decision

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 21:00
President and CEO of Breeders' Cup World Championships on staying at Santa Anita

McKinzie Holds Lead in Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 21:00
For the fourth consecutive week, Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman's 4-year-old McKinzie (258 votes) has been voted the top horse in the Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings.

Gracia Divina Earns Breeders' Cup Berth in Peru

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 21:00
Lightly-raced Stud Marmaon's 3-year-old filly Gracia Divina passed frontrunning Tesonera in the final furlong to win the 1 1/4-mile Gran Premio Pamplona (G1) June 30 at Hipodromo Monterrico in Peru by 2 1/4 lengths over La Onda.

Stormy Embrace Repeats in Princess Rooney

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 06:00
Matalona Thoroughbreds' homebred Stormy Embrace was favored to defend her title in the June 29 $250,000 Princess Rooney Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park.

Queen's Plate Card at Woodbine Tops Saturday Racing

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 03:00
Each Saturday NTRA and BloodHorse provide a one-stop guide to the day's graded stakes races. Races are listed in chronological order (all times Eastern). Click on links for full preview.

Breeders' Cup Berth on Line in Gran Premio Pamplona

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 21:00
Led by Puerta Cerranda's multiple Group 1-winning 3-year-old Juliana and Altamar's 3-year-old La Onda, 16 fillies and mares have been entered in a wide-open renewal of Sunday's 1 1/4-mile Gran Premio Pamplona (G1) at Hipodromo Monterrico.

Breeders' Cup Plans to Stay at Santa Anita for 2019

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 21:00
After a meeting of and discussion with its Board of Directors June 27 in Lexington, Breeders' Cup affirmed by unanimous decision its commitment to conduct the 2019 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Nov. 1-2.

McKinzie Stays Atop Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 21:00
Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman's 4-year-old McKinzie (250 votes) has retained the No. 1 position following the third week of voting in the Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings.

Crystal Ocean Secures Group 1 in Prince of Wales's

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 03:00
Crystal Ocean finally gained a deserved group 1 success with a strong staying performance in a rain-soaked running of the Prince of Wales's Stakes.

Maven to be Scratched From Norfolk Stakes

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 03:00
Maven, the first winner in the United States for American Pharoah, was scheduled to make his stakes debut June 20 when he faces an expected 14 other juveniles in the Norfolk Stakes (G2) at Royal Ascot.

Crystal Ocean Secures Group 1 Win in Prince of Wales's

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 21:00
Crystal Ocean finally gained a deserved group 1 success with a strong staying performance in a rain-soaked running of the Prince of Wales's Stakes.

Norfolk a Stakes Debut for American Pharoah Colt Maven

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 21:00
Maven, the first winner in the United States for American Pharoah, will make his stakes debut June 20 when he faces an expected 14 other juveniles in the Norfolk Stakes (G2) at Royal Ascot.

Royal Ascot Hosts Four Breeders' Cup Challenge Races

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 21:00
Britain will host Europe's first Breeders' Cup Challenge Series races of the year when the prestigious Royal Ascot meeting opens at Ascot Racecourse June 18.

Seeking the Soul Punches BC Ticket in Stephen Foster

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 03:00
The 6-year-old son of Perfect Soul punched his ticket to the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) June 15 with a determined victory in the $600,000 Stephen Foster Stakes (G2), a Breeders' Cup Challenge "Win and You're In" race at Churchill Downs.

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