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

La Verdad Will Run in the BC Filly & Mare Sprint

Keeneland Photo La Verdad, who won the $150,000 Iroquois Stakes at Belmont Park on October 24th, is expected to run back one week later in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) on October 31st at Keeneland. … Continued

Linda Rice Discusses Her Breeders’ Cup Contenders

Breeders’ Cup Photo © Trainer Linda Rice, seeking her first win in a Breeders’ Cup race, will have a starter in both the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr. I) and Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) on October 31st at … Continued

La Verdad May Target Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

Photo by NYRA/Coglianese Photos/Chelsea Durand La Verdad, the remarkable five-year-old sprinter that has won 14 of her 20 career starts, may get a chance to shine on racing’s biggest stage in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. … Continued

The Weekend Accolades–May 18, 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. This week, we’ve got five awards … Continued

Keeler Johnson’s Graded Stakes Preview–May 16, 2015

A great Saturday of racing awaits tomorrow afternoon! Most of the focus will be on Pimlico, where the $1.5 million Xpressbet Preakness Stakes (gr. I) is the highlight of the day, but there is also an intriguing sprint race for … Continued