Fields Coming Together for Derby Week Stakes Races

Eclipse champion Big Blue Kitten is among the probable starters for the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes (gr. I) at Churchill Downs – Breeders’ Cup Photo © With less than two weeks remaining until the May 6th Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) … Continued

Weekend Recap Part 1: Behrnik’s Bank Steals the Spotlight

© Benoit Photo Get ready, everyone! An absolutely fantastic five days of racing wrapped up yesterday afternoon, and the number of intriguing stakes races and maiden races that we watched over those five days was nothing short of spectacular. The significance of … Continued

Early Thoughts on the Eclipse Awards

Breeders’ Cup Photo © With another fantastic and memorable edition of the Breeders’ Cup in the history books, talk has turned to the year-end Eclipse awards. Some of the categories have clear-cut standout candidates that should win in a landslide, but a … Continued

Slideshow: New York-based BC Contenders Arrive at Keeneland

Keeneland Photo On October 26th, a group of New York-based horses arrived at Keeneland for the Breeders’ Cup — check out this slideshow of pictures from their arrival! All photos by Keeneland Photo Looking forward to the Breeders’ Cup? Sign up for … Continued

2015 Breeders’ Cup Turf Post Positions

Keeneland Photo For the first time since 2007, the winner of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) will run in the $3,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Turf (gr. I). Golden Horn, who scored a convincing win in the Arc after winning the … Continued

2015 Breeders’ Cup Turf Pre-Entries

Keeneland Photo The once-beaten Golden Horn, winner of the Investec Derby (Eng-I) and Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I), has been pre-entered in the $3,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Turf (gr. I) at Keeneland and is expected to start as the … Continued

Chad Brown Will Start Three Horses in Joe Hirsch Invitational

Breeders’ Cup Photo © For the third time this year, the Chad Brown-trained trio of Big Blue Kitten, Slumber, and Shining Copper will team up to try to take down a grade I race when they start in the $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational … Continued

The Weekend Accolades–July 7, 2015

Welcome to “The Weekend Accolades,” a weekly series in which we’ll look back on the previous week of racing and hand out a few informal awards to horses, trainers, jockeys, etc. that achieved notable feats in racing. Enjoy! Veteran of the Week: Big Blue Kitten … Continued

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