Breeders' Cup 2016

Perfect Seasons End for Songbird, California Chrome But Still a Classic Breeders’ Cup

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The perfect seasons of Songbird and California Chrome came to an end, but the 2016 Breeders’ Cup will long be remembered as one of the most exciting editions in its history. Songbird tasted defeat for the first-time in her career, but it took a soon to be four-time Eclipse Award winner to beat her. California […]

California Chrome Seeking Classic Finish in Breeders’ Cup

California Chrome (far left) is looking to improve off his third place finish in the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic. (Photo by © Breeders' Cup/Todd Buchanan 2014)

California Chrome, perfect in six starts this year with earnings of $7.1 million in purses is looking to cap off his year by winning the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) and locking up the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year. The Art Sherman trainee is the even money betting favorite to do just […]

2016 Breeders’ Cup Kicks Off Friday With a Bomber

The $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) gets the 2016 championship off to a great start. (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.).

The 2016 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita kicks off on Friday and over the two days of action we have 13 championships races and plenty of great wagering opportunities. It starts early, as the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) will get the festivities off to a great start, a full field heading to […]

Breeders’ Cup Distaff, Classic Morning Lines Odds

Post positions have been drawn for the 2016 Breeders' Ciup   (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.)

The undefeated Songbird drew the rail and was installed as the 6-5 morning line favorite for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) while California Chrome will break from the four post as the even money favorite in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). The Distaff will be contested on Friday with three champions […]

TVG to Offer Money Back Special on Breeders’ Cup Betting

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TVG has announced a unique Money Back Special on this year’s Breeders’ Cup that is good for new players and existing TVG account holders. Horseplayers can place a win wager on each of the 13 Breeders’ Cup races, and if the horse fails to win but runs second or third, TVG will refund the wager, […]

California Chrome, Songbird Headline 185 Entered for Breeders’ Cup

2015 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies  champ Songbird is undefeated and the likely favorite for the Breeders' Cup Distaff.(Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.)

Led by 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome and the undefeated filly Songbird, 185 horses were pre-entered for the 2016 Breeders’ Cup, which will be held at Santa Anita on Nov. 4-5. Among the 185 horses are 11 that have already won at least one Breeders’ Cup race, nine that are returning from last […]

Arc Winner Found Could Face Boys in Breeders’ Cup Classic

Breeders' Cup Turf champ Found will be cross-entered in the Classic (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.).

Could defending Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) winner and champ this year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1) Found really take on the boys in this year’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on dirt? According to her trainer Aiden O’Brien, it is a possibility. O’Brien told The Racing Post, “We’ve decided to put Found in […]

Frosted to Take on California Chrome in Breeders’ Cup Classic

California Chrome (far left) was third in the '14 Breeders' Cup Classic and the early favorite for this year's edition (Photo credit: Breeders' Cup Ltd.)

It’s official, as Godolphin Racing announced on Thursday that Frosted would indeed start in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) instead of the $1 million Dirt Mile (G1). That sets up a dynamic match up against 2014 Horse of the year California Chrome and the up and coming three-year-old sensation Arrogate, winner of the […]

The 2016 Breeders’ Cup Wagering Guide Available

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The Turf ‘n’ Sport 2016 Breeders’ Cup Wagering Guide is now available to subscribers, a 38-page look at the early contenders and betting trends for the two-day championship event. The 2016 Breeders’ Cup Wagering Guide is $9.95 or FREE for readers that purchase Michael Dempsey’s 2-Day Breeders Cup Report. The color guide is in .PDF format. […]

Jessamine at Keeneland Wraps up Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races

The Jessamine at Keeneland on Wednesday wraps up the Breeders' Cup Challenge series of races. (Photo credit: Keeneland ).

The last of 81 Breeders’ Cup Challenge races will be decided on Wednesday with a full field of 14 two-year-old fillies go 1 1/16 miles on the Keeneland turf in the $150,000 JP Morgan Chase Jessamine (G3). The race winner earns a fee-expenses paid trip to the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) on […]