Super Saturday Recap: Tonalist Serves Notice to Clones There is More Than Belief

Tonalist wins the Jockey Club Gold Cup and is a strong contender for the Breeders' Cup Classic (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.)

While much of the talk about Super Saturday revolves around Shared Belief winning the Awesome Again (G1) despite getting “mugged,” Tonalist served notice to the Jim Rome clones that the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) is not a done deal. While Bovada had Shared Belief at early betting odds of 2-1 for the Classic… [Continue Reading]

Jockey Club Gold Cup Highlights Super Saturday at Belmont Park

Belmont Park Race Track

With just 34 days before the Breeders’ Cup, the stakes action heats up with nine Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” races including the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) on tap on Saturday. The Jockey Club Gold Cup drew a solid field of 12 including the top three finishers of the Travers Stakes… [Continue Reading]

Shared Belief Solidifies Breeders’ Cup Classic Favorite Role

Shared Belief is the early betting favorite for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.)

The undefeated Shared Belief was already the early betting favorite for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), and when new prices are released this week from Bovada, the price will likely shrink. Bovada had the Pacific Classic (G1) winner listed at 3-1 last week, but with the retirement of Will Take Charge and Game… [Continue Reading]

California Chrome, Untapable Headed to Parx to Prep for Breeders’ Cup

A field of eight line up in Saturday's $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (photo credit: Parx Racing)

The top three-year-old colt and filly will be in action on Saturday at Parx Racing, with California Chrome and Untapable making their final preps for the Breeders’ Cup. Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome was installed as the even money morning line favorite for the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby. The colt makes his first… [Continue Reading]

Two Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races on Tap at Woodbine on Sunday

Three graded stakes on turf highlight Sunday's card at Woodbine including the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile.

Woodbine serves up two more Breeders’ Cup Challenge races on Sunday, the Grade 1, $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile and the Grade 2, $300,000 Canadian on an outstanding 11-race betting card. The Ricoh Woodbine Mile will be televised live on Fox Sports 1 in the final edition of the Jockey Club Tour on Fox series.… [Continue Reading]

2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Odds: Clones Have Belief

Jim Rome's Jungle Racing and partners have the Breeders' Cup Classic betting favorite (photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.)

Owned in part by Jim Rome’s Jungle Racing, Shared Belief has vaulted into the top spot in Breeders’ Cup Classic future betting after his score in Sunday’s Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic. The colt remained undefeated beating a field of nine in the signature race of the summer Del Mar meeting, becoming just the… [Continue Reading]

Arlington Million Odds: Breeders’ Cup Turf Champ Magician Favored

Breeders' Cup Turf winner Magician is the morning line favorite for the Grade 1 Arlington Million. (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.)

The Grade 1 Arlington Million drew the smallest field in its 32-year history, but a stellar field will head to the gate including last year’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Magician, who was installed as the 7-5 morning line favorite. Trained by Aiden O’Brien, who won this race in 2011 with Capo Blanco and… [Continue Reading]

Breeders’ Cup Joins Horseplayers in Snubbing Churchill Downs

Connections of Mucho Macho Man celebrate after the 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.)

The Breeders’ Cup will soon announce where racing’s championship two-day event will be held through 2017, and according to Gregory Hall of the Louisville Courier-Journal, it won’t be at Churchill Downs. According to Hall, the 2015 Breeders’ Cup will be held for the first time at Keeneland, followed by back at Santa Anita for 2016… [Continue Reading]

Breeders’ Cup Challenge Television Schedule on NBC and NBCSN

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NBC and NBC Sports Network will have the Road to the Breeders’ Cup covered this summer and fall, televising 18 Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” races. The first two were the Met Mile and Ogden Phipps which were on the Belmont Stakes Day undercard. Last year’s Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice took the… [Continue Reading]

Breeders’ Cup Results: “Mucho” is the Man in Classic

Mucho Macho Man wins the 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd)

In a race worthy of its name, The Kathy Ritvo trained Mucho Macho Man held off the late running Will Take Charge and the European invader Declaration of War to win the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Santa Anita on Saturday. It was a breathtaking finish to an exciting day of racing that… [Continue Reading]