Friday, June 9, 2017

Michael Lund Peterson's Mor Spirit, who found his niche after traveling through the Triple Crown prep season a year ago, has been installed as the 5-2 favorite in the 124th running of the Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap (G1) June 10 at Belmont Park.

Friday, June 9, 2017

The $750,000 Phipps will be the two-time champion's first test as a 4-year-old, a stage many horsemen consider to be key in the development of their horses. The main challengers are two other 4-year-olds—Highway Star and Carina Mia—who have the benefit of race preps for the Phipps.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Two automatic starting positions in the Breeders' Cup World Championships will be on the line Saturday at Royal Randwick in Sydney through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series as Godolphin’s Hauraki (AUS) and Carusi, Agius Et Al’s Le Romain (AUS) lead a 20-horse field for the 152nd running of the Group 1 $3 million Doncaster Mile (G1) for a berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1), and the veteran Chautauqua (AUS) headlines the $2.5 million Darley TJ Smith Stakes (G1) at 6 furlongs on turf for a spot in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1).

Thursday, March 23, 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 23, 2017) — Juddmonte Farm’s 4-year-old Arrogate, the defending $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner and 2016 Longines World Best Racehorse, and Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier, and Derrick Smith’s Highland Reel (IRE), winner of last year’s $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1), headline an all-star group of runners from the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships entered in the Dubai World Cup program Saturday evening, March 25 at Meydan Race Course.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Successfully defending his title, Injaaz Stud’s Izzthatright (IRE) struck the front in the final yards to win today’s US$250,000 Dukhan Sprint sponsored by Breeders’ Cup at Al Rayyan Racecourse during The H.H. Emir’s Sword Festival.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Katsumi Yoshida 4-year-old Gold Dream (JPN) held off Best Warrior (USA) by a neck to win the one mile, $1,909,000 February Stakes (G1) on Sunday at Tokyo Racecourse and became the first horse this year to earn an automatic berth into the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Defending champion Moanin, Kafuji Take (JPN) and Sound True (JPN) lead a field of 16 horses in Sunday’s 34th running of the one mile February Stakes (G1) on dirt at Tokyo Racecourse, the first automatic qualifier for the 2017 $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The Breeders’ Cup today announced that tickets for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar will go on sale to the public on Monday, March 6. This is the first time that Del Mar, located just north of San Diego, will host the Breeders’ Cup. To purchase tickets, fans should go to or call the ticketing center at 877-849-4287 beginning at Noon ET / 9:00 a.m. PT on March 6.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Saturday’s rematch between last year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic top two finishers, Arrogate and California Chrome, in the inaugural 1 1/8 mile, $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park has striking similarities to the rematch of two champions from the 1987 Breeders’ Cup Classic, Ferdinand and Alysheba.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horseracing’s most prestigious international events, and Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, today announced a new partnership. The first of its kind for the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, the Thoroughbred horseracing brands will exchange presenting sponsor titles at their respective championship races – The H.H Emir’s Sword Festival at Al Rayyan Racecourse in Doha and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in San Diego, California.


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