BC Classic- Smooth Flight

The 2022 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland is one of the most eagerly anticipated races in the 39-year history of the BC World Championships.  The excitement is due to the presence of FLIGHTLINE, who brings a perfect 5-for-5 record and some of the fastest speed figures in history to the $6 million dollar, Grade 1 Classic. FLIGHTLINE has taken the racing world by storm since … Continue reading BC Classic- Smooth Flight

Breeders’ Cup Value

There is no sporting event that offers the kind of wagering opportunities and Value that you can find at the Breeders’ Cup — dare we say, not even the Super Bowl. It’s common for a mere $2 wager in the Breeders’ Cup to turn into a payout in the tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. What kind of wild prop-filled parlay … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Value

Fun Breeders’ Cup Facts

The 39th annual Breeders’ Cup World Championships begin next Friday at Keeneland Race Course. So to keep your interest peaked, here are 7 interesting facts about the Breeders’ Cup, which originated way back in the early 1980s. 1. John Gaines is considered the father of the Breeders’ Cup. Gaines (1928-2005), who owned Gainesway Farm in Lexington, is credited with developing the idea of a World Championship Series for Thoroughbreds. … Continue reading Fun Breeders’ Cup Facts

Breeders’ Cup Bet Menu

Two All-Turf, multi-race bets have been added to the traditional wagering menu for the 39th Breeders’ Cup which will run November 4th, and 5th, at Keeneland. The 2022 wagering menu will include a Breeders’ Cup All-Turf $3 Pick 3 on Friday. The three races, in order are; the Juvenile Turf Sprint in the sixth, the Juvenile Fillies Turf in the eighth and the Juvenile Turf in the … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Bet Menu

G.O.A.T. Statue

It was October 12th three years ago that a towering bronze sculpture of 1973 Triple Crown Winner SECRETARIAT was unveiled at Keeneland Race Track as part of the 11th annual SECRETARIAT Festival in Lexington. Designed by artist Jocelyn Russell (pictured on left), the statue captures Big Red Winning the 1973 Kentucky Derby under jockey Ron Turcotte. Back then it was temporarily displayed outside the track’s sales pavilion.  After the completion of that years festival the statue was moved to its … Continue reading G.O.A.T. Statue

Air Horse One

The Breeders’ Cup Championships at Keeneland are November 4th and 5th. Which means horses from around the world will start shipping into Lexington within the next couple of weeks There will be some big frequent flyers at Keeneland for BC weekend.  BIG as in over seven feet tall and weigh around 1000 pounds. But the vast size of the horses does not keep them from … Continue reading Air Horse One

Breeders’ Cup TV Schedule

The Breeders’ Cup has announced its Post Times and the broadcast coverage schedule for the 39th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 4th and 5th at Keeneland Race Course. The two-day championship event will be shown live across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, and FanDuel TV.    The 39th Breeders’ Cup kicks-off on Friday, November 4th with Future Stars Friday, featuring all five Breeders’ Cup World Championships races for 2-year-olds. There will … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup TV Schedule

Keeneland Fall Meet

Keeneland Race Course celebrated its 86th anniversary of racing on Friday as the 2022 Fall Meet kicked off at 1:00. The 17-day meet which runs through October 30th promises excitement from start to finish, highlighted by a meet record $6 million dollars in Stakes purses, as well as an expanded stakes schedule of 22 races. The Fall Meet breaks from the gate with its signature Fall Stars … Continue reading Keeneland Fall Meet

Breeders’ Cup Basics

The Breeders’ Cup is the biggest event in global horse racing. If the Triple Crown is the horse racing equivalent of MLB League Championships, then the Breeders’ Cup is the World Series. The Daily Racing Blog will be writing a lot about the event in the next six weeks, so if there are some readers out there who aren’t familiar with the two-day celebration of horse racing, … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Basics

Breeders’ Cup Origins

With the Saratoga and Delmar summer meets behind us, racing fans from around the world will turn their attention to the Breeders’ Cup. Each racing season ends with just one finish line: the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. It’s the two-day, 14-race, year-end culmination that every horse, jockey, trainer and owner across the globe has in their sights. Where the world’s greatest come together to crown … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Origins