It’s a Hollywood Ending for Cody’s Wish

Cody's Wish made Cody Dorman's dreams come true

While this year’s Breeders’ Cup had a number of exceptional races, none was as emotional as the triumph of Cody’s Wish in the Breeders Cup Dirt Mile because the 4 year old was not just racing for his owner: he carried the hopes and dreams of 16 year old Cody Dorman, who has such genetic […]

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Breeders’ Cup Safety Protocols

Safety Protocols at Breeders' Cup

The Breeders’ Cup Classic is tomorrow. All indications are that it will be an incredible race, with an impressive field of eight of the top horses in racing. To make sure the horses stay safe (and to avoid the problems that have arisen with horses testing positive for drugs), extensive protocols are in place. Every […]

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Which Horses to Watch for the Breeders’ Cup

Breeders' Cup contenders

Like much of the world, horse racing in the US suffered from the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Statista, the racing industry was worth $5.25 billion in 2018, but the latest estimates suggest the market size in 2022 at $3.68 billion, all be it up slightly on last year. With a field of very talented horses running […]

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Modern Games wins 2021 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf after erroneous Scratch

Modern Games wins Juvenile Turf after Albahr falls in starting gate

Chaos at the starting gate for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf race caused one horse to be disqualified, caused veterinarians at the gate to erroneously report that Modern Games, the starting favorite had been scratched, and cost the betting public millions. The good news is that Albahr, who reared up, caught a hoof over the […]

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