breeder's cup

In the year since winning the Triple Crown and 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic, American Pharoah has received international accolades.
Look for a Prep on the Rowley Mile At the end of January, a few weeks after her Paddock Stakes win and right before starting
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Triple Crown champion American Pharoah took charge out of the gate, winning the $5 million Breeders
Gary Stevens won the 1988 Kentucky Derby with the brilliant three-year-old filly, Winning Colors. Now he hopes to make racing history with another female, the splendid five-year-old mare, Beholder.
By late Saturday, the Sports world will know if there is a Triple Crown winner for the first time in 37 years. The last winner was Affirmed in 1978. No one could have guessed that it would be this long before another horse would accomplish this feat again.
Three years ago, a McKinsey & Co. report gave thoroughbred racing a wake-up call: If the Jockey Club and its kin didn't address the main issues facing racing, the sport would decline, becoming marginalized and moribund.
Under the guidance of Martin Panza, the New York Racing Association is premiering two new distance races during Belmont Park's
He was a retired jockey, an old soul who was deeply passionate about his sport. She was a horse trainer who came to the edge of death, but never let go of her dream. Then there was the horse who brought together the soul of his jockey and the heart of his trainer.
It's not always been like this for Smith. When he was 11, he got his start riding Quarter Horses at bush tracks around Roswell, N.M.
What do you look forward to about the Breeders' Cup? Saturday in the winner's circle assisting NBC Sports, seeing national
Racing fans, horse lovers, everyone who loves a great comeback story are also enjoying the "little bull" of a horse. To echo the message that was used in social media to support Paynter's team through their most difficult days ... Power-up Paynter!
Horse racing is a peculiarly insular sport, and the people in it can be as equally myopic in their view of the sport they love. But the Breeder's Cup has supplied them with the perfect opportunity to illustrate that not everyone as callously motivated as the ones that make the headlines.
The North American roll out of the Breeders' Cup Challenge kicks off on Memorial Day, May 28 2012, with the Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park Race Course, Elmont, New York.
Zenyatta, the eight-year-old iconic racemare and 2010 Eclipse Horse of the Year, delivered a strapping 130 pound baby boy.
Zenyatta is due to foal today. A maiden mare giving birth for the first time hasn't read What to Expect When You Are Expecting, gone to a Lamaze class or consulted with a doula.
May: Starts with the Derby, ends with the Met Mile. After watching Shackelford's gritty run in the 2011 Derby, he was my 2012 Met Mile horse. I haven't changed my mind. Hope it happens.
After placing third in last Saturday's Breeders' Cup Mile, some racing analysts are bemoaning that Goldikova lost her shot at immortality. Excuse me? I don't think so.
A year has gone by since we were all on edge - was Zenyatta going to make it three Breeders' Cup victories in a row? It wasn't to be.