Flightline Runs Away with the Breeders’ Cup Classic

Flightline wins the Breeders' Cup Classic

Wow. Just wow. Anyone who doubted Flightline’s dominance of racing right now is eating their words. After watching Flightline win the Breeders’ Cup Classic by 8 1/4 lengths, it seems that the comparison to Secretariat after his win in the Pacific Classic is valid. He’s the type of racehorse you rarely get the privilege to […]

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Pick the Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner and You Could Win $10K

The Breeders’ Cup Classic offers a $6 million purse — one of the richest races in the world. This year there are eight entries. The winner will take home $3,120,000; second place collects $1,020,000; third place $540,000 all the way down to $60,000 for eighth place. But there’s an opportunity for racing fans to share […]

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Knicks Go wins Breeders’ Cup Classic, Heads to Pegasus World Cup

Knicks Go wins Breeders' Cup Classic

Knicks Go barrelled out of the starting gate and never relinquished control of the Breeders’ Cup Classic, laying down a wire-to-wire win. While most handicappers expected Medina Spirit to go after Knicks Go at the start, Medina Spirit broke slowly and never challenged Knicks Go. The 5-year old colt came into this race having won […]

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Authentic and Gamine Rack up Breeders’ Cup wins

Authentic wins the Breeders Cup Classic

Bob Baffert and John Velasquez proved an unbeatable combination putting in winning performances in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint with Gamine and with Authentic in the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Both set track records. Serengeti Empress, making her final career start, challenged Gamine early on, taking the lead. But Gamine pulled away effortlessly in […]

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Vino Rosso Wins the Breeders’ Cup Classic; Mongolian Groom Injured

Vino Rossi wins the Breeders Cup Classic

Vino Rosso surged to the lead to beat McKinzie by 4 1/2 lengths in the $6 Million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Higher Power was third. War of Will led the first part of the race, faded to ninth. Vino Rosso was ridden by Irad Ortiz, Jr. who had an amazing Breeders’ Cup meet. An hour earlier […]

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Gun Runner Wins the Breeders Cup Classic

This year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic was billed as the rematch of the Dubai World Cup, where Arrowgate sprinted by Gun Runner in the home stretch. But this time, Gun Runner led wire to wire. Arrowgate, the defending Breeders’ Cup champion, broke poorly and never found his stride. Whether he just doesn’t like the Del Mar […]

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Breeders Cup Classic turns into a Match Race

What a race! California Chrome and Arrogate battled it right to the end. I thought Chrome had it . . . was really impressed by Arrogate’s last surge. How ironic that justĀ  yesterday it was Arrogate’s Jockey, Mike Smith, who was on the losing end of the match race — he was riding Songbird, who […]

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Breeders Cup Classic or Bumper Cars?

This year’s Breeder’s Cup Classic started with a bang. The literal banging of horses bouncing off each other. The eventual winner, Bayern, came out of the gate and immediately veered toward the rail, bumping pre-race favorite Shared Belief, who in turn bumped Moreno. Moreno was supposed to give Bayern a run for the money by […]

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