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Nuevo Maestro Earns Breeders' Cup Mile Berth

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 21:00
Stud Don Alberto's 4-year-old homebred Nuevo Maestro (CHI) was declared the winner of the $82,596 Gran Premio Club Hipico Falabella (G1) at Club Hipico May 21.

World Horse Racing Launches May 22

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:00
Iconic global racing festivals join forces to create a major new online platform for racing fans

Season Debuts Near for Untamed Domain, Best Performance

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:00
Season debuts are drawing near for Untamed Domain and Best Performance, two runners who could become stars in their respective divisions.

Eleven to Line Up In Gran Premio Club Hipico Falabella

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 21:00
Don Alberto's 4-year-old homebred Nuevo Maestro, filly Penn Rose, and defending champion Top Casablanca lead a field of 11 starters entered in the Gran Premio Club Hipico Falabella (G1) on turf May 21.

Breeders' Cup Friday to Spotlight Juvenile Races

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 18:00
The Breeders' Cup announced May 10 that all five of its races for 2-year-olds will be offered on the first day of the two-day event beginning with this year's edition at Churchill Downs Nov. 2-3 in Louisville, Ky.

Sinfonía Fantástica Earns BC Distaff Berth in Argentina

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:00
A quality filly over turf, Sinfonía Fantástica ran her best race on dirt to take the Gran Premio Criadores (G1) at Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo May 1.

Breeders' Cup Contest Tied to Kentucky Derby

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:00
Breeders' Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing's most prestigious international events, today announced the launch of a new sweepstakes tied to the 2018 Kentucky Derby.

Breeders' Cup Distaff Berth on the Line in Argentina

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 00:00
Multiple group 1 winners Halo Holiday (ARG), La Extraña Dama (ARG), and defending champion Kiriaki (ARG) headline a field of 13 fillies and mares entered for the May 1 Gran Premio Criadores (G1) on dirt at Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo.

Breeders' Cup Announces Full 2018 Challenge Schedule

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:00
The Breeders' Cup today announced its 2018 Breeders' Cup Challenge Series: Win and You're In presented by America's Best Racing full schedule, which currently consists of 82 automatic qualifying stakes races into corresponding Breeders' Cup races.

Alizee Rallies to Victory in Coolmore Legacy

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 18:00
Godolphin's Alizee (AUS) came from last-to-first in a 17-horse field to win the one-mile, $1 million Coolmore Legacy Stakes (G1) April 14 at Royal Randwick in Australia by two lengths over Prompt Response.

Broadcaster Enberg Dies at 82

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 18:00
Beloved broadcaster Dick Enberg, who called the first seven editions of the Breeders' Cup, died Dec. 21 at his home in La Jolla, Calif., reported a number of news outlets. He was 82.

CHRB Rejects Ron Ellis' Settlement Proposal

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 18:00
The California Horse Racing Board announced Dec. 22 that it has rejected the settlement offer made by the attorneys for trainer Ron Ellis, regarding his sanctions over the drug violation in Masochistic from the 2016 Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1).

Foxplay Aims to Repeat in Coolmore Legacy

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 00:00
Defending champion Foxplay (AUS) leads a field of 17 fillies and mares in the one-mile, AU$1 million Coolmore Legacy Stakes (G1) April 14 at Royal Randwick.

Ron Ellis Seeks Settlement for Drug Sanctions

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 00:00
In an attempt to prevent the disbandment of his stable, lawyers for trainer Ron Ellis have proposed a settlement agreement to the CHRB regarding his sanctions for the drug positive in Masochistic from the 2016 Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1).

Breeders' Cup, NBC Set Challenge Series TV Schedule

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:00
Eleven live programs will feature 20 qualifying races from seven tracks.

Ellis Suspended, Fined for Masochistic BC Drug Positive

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:00
The California Horse Racing Board has suspended trainer Ron Ellis 60 days and fined him $10,000 for a drug violation with Masochistic in the 2016 TwinSpires Breeders Cup Sprint (G1).

Happy Clapper Takes Doncaster Mile

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 18:00
Happy Clapper surged along the rail in the last 300 meters to win the April 7 Star Doncaster Mile (G1) by two lengths.

Breeders' Cup Mile Berth on the Line in Australia

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 00:00
An automatic starting position in the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T) will be on the line April 7 at Royal Randwick, as Kementari (AUS), Happy Clapper (AUS), and D'Argento (AUS) lead a 16-horse field for the Doncaster Mile (G1).

Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge Disqualifies One

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 00:00
Following an investigation into possible collusion among competitors in this year's Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge, officials have disqualified an entry by Eric Moomey that had earned a ninth-place finish.

Coolmore Again Breeders' Cup's Outstanding Breeder

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 00:00
Powered by Breeders' Cup Challenge victories from Hydrangea, Rhododendron, and Happily, Coolmore Stud earned the John Deere Award as the outstanding breeder of the 2017 Breeders' Cup Challenge Series and the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

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