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Gunnevera Back at Gulfstream, Pegasus Next

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 16:00
Gunnevera is safe and sound in his stall at Gulfstream Park West after returning from Southern California Tuesday, and will aim for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at his home track.

Breeders' Cup Completes Comprehensive Testing Program

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 16:00
Breeders' Cup completed an unprecedented out of competition pre- and post-race testing program at this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar, Nov. 3-4, which included the testing of 195 horses.

Battle of Midway Retired to WinStar for 2018

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:00
WinStar Farm announced Nov. 9 that Battle of Midway, winner of the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Del Mar, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty in 2018. His fee will be $20,000, stands and nurses.

What's Going On Here: Surprise Surprise

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:00
For most of us that live east of the Pecos, the Breeders’ Cup weekend of Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar was like stumbling onto the lost city of the Incas. Who knew it was the best-kept secret in racing?

All Breeders' Cup Equine Drug Tests are Clear

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:00
All samples collected from 2017 Breeders' Cup horses for testing have been cleared by the Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory at the University of California, Davis.

Surf, Turf, and a Classic

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:00
Del Mar set the scene for an unforgettable Breeders' Cup World Championships, featuring high-class fashion, big payouts, and fun in the sun with friends. Relive Gun Runner's Classic win and the entire weekend of excitement at the seaside track.

2017 Breeders’ Cup Saturday

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:00
14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies, Filly & Mare Turf, TwinSpires Sprint, Turf Sprint, Sentient Jet Juvenile, Longines Turf, Filly & Mare Sprint, Mile and Classic and more.

Tax Reporting, Withholding Changes Impact Breeders' Cup

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:00
This year's Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar marked the first major United States race day since U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service rules on reporting and withholding were updated, and the impact was significant.

Morning After Classic, Baffert Reflects at Del Mar

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 01:00
Baffert will remain at home in California. He'll get his string in order, and they'll fight another day. 

Lady Aurelia 'Absolutely' Racing in 2018

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:00
Trainer Wesley Ward said Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel's dual group 1 winner Lady Aurelia came out of her 10th-place finish in the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) "good."

Lady Eli Withdrawn From Keeneland November Sale

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:00
Lady Eli, who sustained cuts to her legs in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1T) Nov. 4 at Del Mar, was withdrawn from the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 5.

Kentucky-Bound Classic Winner Gun Runner in Good Order

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:00
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner will head to Three Chimneys Farm Nov. 6 for some post-race downtime, and will be available for inspection before he returns to training with Steve Asmussen in New Orleans.

Breeders' Cup Handle Rises at Del Mar

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 01:00
Del Mar reported an on-track wagering total of $25,181,317 for two days of Breeders' Cup races, the highest for the event that expanded from one day to two in 2007.

Talismanic Surprises in Breeders' Cup Turf

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 01:00
British-bred Talismanic, a 4-year-old Godolphin homebred son of Medaglia d'Oro, rallied to win the Turf over Beach Patrol.

Breeders' Cup Saturday Wrap

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:00
Claire Novak recaps Breeders' Cup Saturday at Del Mar, including Gun Runners' dramatic victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1). Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm

Gun Runner Untouchable in Breeders' Cup Classic

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:00
Gun Runner hadn't won at 1 1/4 miles yet. He got no breaks with a hot pace and Collected pressing him all the way. He took it all and put everyone away in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1).

Talismanic Pulls the Upset in Breeders' Cup Turf

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:00
British-bred Talismanic, a 4-year-old Godolphin homebred son of Medaglia d'Oro, rallied to win the Turf over Beach Patrol.

World Approval All Class in Breeders' Cup Mile Win

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 17:00
It took trainer Mark Casse 21 starts to get the Northern Afleet gelding at a mile on grass, but that move has put the gray into another stratosphere.

Fasig-Tipton Buzzing Over Breeders' Cup Friday Results

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 17:00
As buyers and consignors went about the business of inspecting and showing horses that will be offered at the Fasig-Tipton November sale, there was a buzz over the events at Del Mar during the first day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

Roy H Continues Big Day for Connections in Sprint

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 17:00
Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen's 5-year-old More Than Ready gelding ran down Imperial Hint with determined strides to claim the $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1).

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