Stories tagged: Breeders’ Cup
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Gun Runner scores Breeders’ Cup Classic victory
There’s a new king in horse racing and it’s Gun Runner.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
$2 million Distaff tops opening day of Breeders’ Cup
Breeders’ Cup weekend kicks off with four stakes Friday, topped by the $2 million Distaff, as Del Mar hosts the season-ending championships for the first time. Friday is the warmup …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 7:21 p.m.
Late burst allows Arrogate to defeat California Chrome in Breeders’ Cup Classic
Arrogate overhauled 4-5 favorite California Chrome in the final 100 yards to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 7:23 p.m.
By a nose: Beholder upsets Songbird to win Breeders’ Cup Distaff
Beholder edged Songbird by a nose to win the $2 million Distaff on opening day of the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita, handing the 3-year-old filly her first loss in …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
California Chrome seeks to cap perfect year in Breeders’ Cup
Thoroughbred racing’s richest horse was ready to relax. Having just come off the track from a morning gallop in preparation for the Breeders’ Cup Classic, California Chrome rolled around in …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
Jockey Mike Smith at age 51 eyes big money in Breeders’ Cup
The ride is far from over for Mike Smith, even at age 51.
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 4:53 p.m.
American Pharoah boosts Breeders’ Cup TV ratings
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah’s last race drew the highest television rating in two decades for the Breeders’ Cup telecast.
Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 4:28 p.m.
American Pharoah goes out a winner in Breeders’ Cup Classic
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Triple Crown champion American Pharoah took charge out of the gate, winning the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic by 6
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 5:49 p.m.
Stopchargingmaria survives drama, wins Breeders’ Cup Distaff
Stopchargingmaria won the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff by a neck, giving trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey Javier Castellano their second victories Friday on the opening day of the world …
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 10:15 p.m.
Breeders’ Cup Distaff up for grabs
Todd Pletcher is taking three shots at winning the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, a race with a full field of 14 fillies and mares lacking a true superstar like past champions …
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 6:26 p.m.
Fond farewell awaits American Pharoah after Breeders’ Cup
In a few days, there will be a vacant stall in Bob Baffert’s barn and an empty space in the hearts of the trainer and the owner of American Pharoah.
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 5:39 p.m.
American Pharoah is 6-5 favorite for Breeders’ Cup Classic
Triple Crown champion American Pharoah was made the early 6-5 favorite Monday in a field of 10 for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, the last race of his career.
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 10:27 a.m.
American Pharoah, Beholder among 10 in Breeders’ Cup Classic
Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, two-time Breeders’ Cup winner Beholder and Travers winner Keen Ice will square off in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic next week, with 2014 Belmont …
Sun., Nov. 2, 2014
Bayern wins $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic
ARCADIA, Calif. – Bayern won the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic by a nose, surviving a stewards’ inquiry prompted by multiple horses bumping near the start of Saturday’s race. Hall …
Sat., Nov. 1, 2014
In brief: Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns
NCAA: Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has resigned, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation’s most prominent athletic departments. Brandon’s resignation comes amid …
Fri., Oct. 31, 2014
Untapable, Rosie Napravnik team up for Breeders’ Cup
Untapable and jockey Rosie Napravnik can close out a stellar year with a victory in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff. The path to the winner’s circle has been made …
Mon., Nov. 4, 2013
Race had a very Classic outcome
LOS ANGELES – The best story won Saturday’s $5 million Breeders’ Cup horse race. They call this one the Classic, and this time, it really was. But more for who …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2013
Mucho Macho Man wins Breeders’ Cup Classic
ARCADIA, Calif. – Gary Stevens had never won the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic in his long career. Kathy Ritvo came close a year ago with Mucho Macho Man only …
Tue., Oct. 29, 2013
Game On Dude favored in Classic
ARCADIA, Calif. – Game On Dude was made the early 8-5 favorite in an impressive field of 12 for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, a race he has failed …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Fort Larned returns to defend Breeders’ Cup title
Fort Larned is back to defend his title in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, a race he led all the way in winning as a 9-1 long shot last …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012
Long shot wins richest race of upset-filled Breeder’s Cup
ARCADIA, Calif. – Bob Baffert got beat again in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Bill Mott settled for half of a repeat sweep in the weekend’s two biggest races. …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2012
Breeders’ Cup lacks deep field
The Breeders’ Cup comes to Santa Anita this week without a superstar like Zenyatta, and it’s also missing the injured Triple Crown race winners from this year, I’ll Have Another …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012
Animal Kingdom returns to spotlight
Remember Animal Kingdom? No, he isn’t retired. He just hasn’t been seen for quite a while. The 2011 Kentucky Derby winner (pictured right) is scheduled to run Saturday for only …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012
Indiana’s Zeller headlines AP All-America
College Basketball: Indiana sophomore center Cody Zeller and Creighton junior forward Doug McDermott are the leading vote-getters on the Associated Press preseason All-America team. Also on the team announced Monday …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2011
Drosselmeyer wins Breeders’ Cup Classic
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – “Battle of the Sexes” was sooooo last year. “Battle of the Exes” is how this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic played out when Mike Smith, dressed in white …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2011
West Virginia filing suit to dump Big East
College athletics: West Virginia University filed a lawsuit Monday seeking an immediate divorce from the Big East so it can become a member of the Big 12 before the 2012 …