all in Breeders' Cup

Vekoma, a high-class runner at 2 at 3, is now a Grade 1 winner as a 4-year-old.

The 2020 Runhappy Carter Handicap drew a powerful group of 11 entrants vying for a victory in the prestigious race as well as a starting spot in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint this November at Keeneland.

Highlighted by two automatic qualifiers for the $7 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic and four free berths at the Royal Ascot meeting, the Breeders’ Cup announced Wednesday its June and July schedule of races for the 2020 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.

Racing returns to Belmont Park this week, highlighted by a great day of stakes this Saturday. Chief among them is the Grade 1 Runhappy Carter Handicap, which is expected to attract some of the best sprinters in training.

Find nine fun facts about this year’s race below.

As reinforced by the launch of the “Still Running Strong” campaign last week, horse racing isn’t just the only major sport operating from coast-to-coast – it’s also gaining strength with more tracks reopening in June and July.

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