Breeders’ Cup Security

The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, announced a new partnership with Guardian Security, Kentucky’s premier security company dedicated to providing around-the-clock security services, to enhance equine safety and security measures for the 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The Breeders’ Cup Group, with this new agreement reaffirms its ongoing commitment to ensuring the highest level of equine safety and integrity standards. … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Security

Breeders’ Cup Bombs

Over its 36-year history, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships has seen its share of upsets. Some, of course, were much bigger than others. Here’s a look back at two of the biggest surprises in Breeders’ Cup history: The 2000 Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Churchill Downs looked like little more than a coronation for RIBOLETTA. The Brazilian-bred mare entered the race having Won six in a … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Bombs

Kentucky Knowledge

Today (October 19th) is National Kentucky Day. This in recognition of Kentucky becoming the 15th territory to be granted statehood, as well as the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains to enter the union. But that’s all ancient history. This year the Breeders’ Cup is coming back to Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky on November 6th & 7th. So to celebrate horse racing’s World … Continue reading Kentucky Knowledge

Lucky 13 For Chad Brown ?

Trainer Chad Brown is preparing 13 probable starters for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Brown has Won four consecutive Eclipse Awards as North America’s leading trainer. He had three Breeders’ Cup Wins last year (raising his total to 15), culminated by the impressive Victory in The Turf by BRICKS AND MORTAR. The nations pre-eminent trainer on grass- Brown will not have an entrant in the … Continue reading Lucky 13 For Chad Brown ?

The Breeders Cup

Once the Triple Crown is complete (regardless of the order or calendar dates), racing fans then turn their attention to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. A two-day extravaganza of important stakes events for Thoroughbreds competing in various divisions according to age, sex, surface (dirt or turf) and distance. This years Breeders’ Cup is taking place at Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Kentucky on November 6th … Continue reading The Breeders Cup

TIZ THE LAW To Pass On The Preakness

For the first eight months of what began as an unbeaten 3-year-old campaign, TIZ THE LAW came out of each start in remarkably good shape. He started with a Win in the February 1st Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park. He then progressed with ensuing Grade 1 Victories in the Florida Derby, Belmont Stakes, and the Travers Stakes. He seemed to come out of those … Continue reading TIZ THE LAW To Pass On The Preakness

Vintage Vino

Let’s raise a glass to VINO ROSSO.  Nothing could stop him this time. The 4-year-old son of CURLIN, an enigma for much of his career, finally put it all together in Winning (just as the Daily Racing Blog had predicted on Friday) the $6 million dollar Breeders’ Cup Classic by 4 ¼-lengths over MCKINZIE on Saturday at Santa Anita Park. It was the first Classic victory for … Continue reading Vintage Vino

Breeders’ Cup Classic

This year’s edition of the $6 million dollar Breeders’ Cup Classic– the signature event of championship weekend, is shaping up as one of the most wide-open in recent memory. This is a result of what’s been a largely muddled season in the older male and 3-year-old dirt divisions. It also means plenty will be on the line with regards to year-end Eclipse Awards in what should … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Classic

The Queen Of Horse Racing

This years Breeders’ Cup will offer a unique slate of programming in commemoration of ZENYATTA — one of the greatest racehorses of all time.  This celebration is being held on the 10th anniversary of her historic Victory at Santa Anita Park in the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Classic, when she became the first-ever female to Win the world-renowned race. “ZENYATTA’s accomplishments are among the most legendary … Continue reading The Queen Of Horse Racing