Oscar Performance winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita (Photo by Zoe Metz/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup) With the Breeders’ Cup just over five weeks away, a huge slate of key prep races will be held this weekend at racetracks … Continued
Photo by Alex Evers/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup Other races might offer larger and more competitive fields, but for pure excitement and intrigue no race this weekend can match the $1 million Pacific Classic (gr. I) at Del Mar, in which the … Continued
Shaman Ghost winning the 2016 Brooklyn Invitational (gr. II) at Belmont Park – Coglianese Photos/Nikki Sherman Quick quiz–how many horses in racing history have won the Queen’s Plate Stakes, Brooklyn Invitational (gr. II), Woodward Stakes (gr. I), Santa Anita Handicap (gr. … Continued
In a showdown between two talented Grade 1 winners, Shaman Ghost’s proven stamina may give him a slight edge.
© Benoit Photo By Ed Golden, Santa Anita Publicity Mor Spirit, second to Dubai-bound Hoppertunity in the San Antonio Stakes on Feb. 4, worked four furlongs in company with his conqueror at 7:45 Thursday morning in a drill that could … Continued
Arrogate is doing very well in the days after his easy win in the Pegasus World Cup (gr. I).
© Benoit Photo With the post positions for the Breeders’ Cup Classic and Distaff having been drawn earlier this evening, Santa Anita Publicity has released quotes from the connections of some of the most prominent horses in both races. Enjoy! … Continued
© Benoit Photo The record-breaking 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Preakness Stakes (gr. I), and Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) among many other prestigious races, will start from post position four when he … Continued
Breeders’ Cup Photo © On Saturday morning, one week before the Breeders’ Cup, racetracks across the country couldn’t have been busier as dozens of Breeders’ Cup contenders turned in their final pre-race workouts. Most of the action was focused at Santa Anita, where the … Continued
Coglianese Photos/Adam Mooshian Time to catch up on a few pre-Breeders’ Cup workouts! On the morning of October 25th, several major Breeders’ Cup contenders turned in workouts at Santa Anita, including four from the barn of Bob Baffert. Here’s my … Continued