Wednesday, October 26, 2016

It’s good to be Aidan O’Brien these days. Not only do you have one of the world’s best stables that includes the winner of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, but you recently became the first trainer to send out the top three finishers in that most famous and coveted of European races. Then, when the Breeders’ Cup rolls around, you can take the filly who won the Arc as well as last year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf, make the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic her first preference and still have a formidable hand in the $4 million turf race at the World Championships.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Five horses that have garnered much of the major headlines throughout the season – California Chrome, Flintshire, Lady Eli, Songbird, and Tepin – figure to be the favorites in their respective Breeders’ Cup races. While victories by all would be no surprise, history and the nature of the game suggest even the seemingly unbeatable can be vulnerable in the right circumstances.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Along with America's Best Racing, Breeders' Cup sponsored a Racing with the Stars contest throughout their Breeders' Cup Challenge series of races in 2016. Four different winners are each headed to the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park on Nov. 4 and 5, where they will meet a celebrity depending on the prize they signed up for and experience the Breeders' Cup World Championships like a VIP. Get to know Keith Stafford, the World-Class Racing Experience winner who will meet Bob Baffert and Victor Espinoza, in this Q&A.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships are just around the corner, and with a stellar group of fantastic racehorses set to compete in this year’s races at Santa Anita Park, it’s time to brush up on your Breeders’ Cup stats. Enhance your racing trivia prowess.

Monday, October 24, 2016

There’s a picture of Larry Jones aboard Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff contender I’m a Chatterbox that was taken in the early chill of a Keeneland morning leading into last year’s World Championships. The speedy chestnut is suspended in the moment, neck bowed against her trainer’s hold. Jones braces in the irons, fringe of his white and orange chaps plastered by the wind. But his hands are gentle and the mare is responding, ears pricked, as the two of them blur past in fluid motion.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Pre-entered fields for the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be announced via a live stream on on Wednesday, October 26 at 11:30 a.m. ET.

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships are coming to Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Nov. 4-5, and if you’re planning to attend the richest two days in horse racing, we have your guide to the ultimate Breeders’ Cup week! in

Thursday, October 20, 2016

For horse racing fans living in the East and Midwest, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships is annually one of the high points of early fall, mixing in with football, political campaigns, and the spooky rituals of Halloween as a harbinger of seasonal shift.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The only thing harder than winning a championship is winning it again. And when it comes to the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, as many as nine past winners could be competing at Santa Anita on November 4-5.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Santa Anita will host the Breeders’ Cup World Championships for a record ninth time on November 4-5, and its first since completing a three-year run from 2012-14, which followed the re-conversion of Santa Anita’s main track to a conventional dirt surface.


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