Meet the Contenders for the 2022 Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic

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From left to right: Life Is Good, Flightline, and Epicenter are leading contenders for the 2022 Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic. (Eclipse Sportswire)

The 39th running of the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic will be held Nov. 5 at Keeneland Race Course, and the $6 million race serves as the anchor of a powerful two-day, 14-race slate of World Championships races. This year’s Classic drew a strong group of older racehorses, led by unbeaten Flightline and multiple Grade 1 winner Life Is Good, and talented 3-year-olds Epicenter, Taiba, and Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve winner Rich Strike.

America’s Best Racing has put together a comprehensive slideshow of the horses expected to compete in this year’s Classic to give racing fans a feel for each of the contenders. For most of the horses on target for the race, we were able to find at least one nice close-up image, workout photo, and racing photo to bring readers closer to the Classic runners. This slideshow will be updated once pre-entries for the race become available.

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