Starting this week, a 36-member panel of media members, horseplayers, and Breeders’ Cup World Championships officials are releasing a poll tabulating their votes on the nation's top contenders for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Classic.
One of the biggest days of racing at Churchill Downs outside of the first weekend in May takes place this Saturday, featuring the historic Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by GE Appliances under the lights. Get ready for the Breeders’ Cup Challenge race with the 10 fun facts below.
Another Triple Crown season is in the books following Sir Winston’s upset win in last Saturday’s Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets. Now, for fans following the upper echelon of the sport, the main focus shifts seamlessly toward the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.
Each week members of the media around the country vote on the nation's top contenders on the Triple Crown trail in the NTRA poll. Check out the final top 3-year-old rankings of 2019 below. Next week the rankings will include the top Thoroughbreds of all ages.