Six Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races on Tap This Weekend

The brilliant mare Tepin leads the way this weekend as the heavy favorite for the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1), one of six Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” races on tap this weekend. The mare will be making her first start since winning the Queen Anne Stakes (G1) at Royal Ascot on […]

No Lack of Star Power Lining Up for 2016 Breeders’ Cup

A year ago at Keeneland all eyes were on the first Triple Crown winner we had seen in nearly four decades taking on older in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), and American Pharoah did not disappoint, overcoming his first loss of the year in a runner up finish in the Travers (G1) to go out […]

Juvenile Fillies Seek Breeders’ Cup Berth in Spinaway at Spa

A field of seven two-year-old fillies will head to the starting gate on Saturday in the 125th running of the $350,000 Spinaway (G1), with the winner stamping her ticket to the Breeders’ Cup. The Spinaway is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) at Santa Anita […]

California Chrome Down to 3-2 in Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Odds

California Chrome won the showdown convincingly over his rivals Beholder and Dortmund in Saturday’s $1 million Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar and his future betting price for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 5 has dropped once again. Bet Online has the 2014 Kentucky Derby winner at 3-2 in future odds […]

California Chrome and Beholder Meet in Pacific Classic

It is being billed as a battle of the sexes between the top ranked older male and female, California Chrome taking on Beholder in the $1 million Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar on Saturday. The race is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” race for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), […]

Breeders’ Cup Champ Wavell Avenue Headlines Shine Again at Saratoga

Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) champ Wavell Avenue will be in action at Saratoga on Wednesday, the 4-5 morning line favorite for the $100,000 Shine Again. The Shine Again is restricted to fillies and mares that have not won a graded stake in 2016, and Wavell Avenue ran fourth in the […]

2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Odds: California Chrome Favorite

California Chrome remains the early betting favorite in 2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Odds in the latest odds released by Bet Online, currently at +250. The 2014 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness (G1) winner is perfect in three starts this year, winning the Dubai World Cup (G1) on March 26 in his last outing. The […]

Belmont Oaks Draws 13 With Breeders’ Cup Berth at Stake

Belmont Park

A field of 13 three-year-old fillies will line up on Saturday at Belmont Park in the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1) with the winner earning an automatic starting spot and fees paid for the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) at Santa Anita in November. The Belmont Oaks is one of six graded […]

Melatonin Top Classic Contender After Gold Cup Victory

Now perfect in four starts over the Santa Anta main track, Melatonin became a top contender for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) this fall with his victory in Saturday’s $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1). Sent off as the 9-5 betting favorite in a field of eight, the gelding pressed the early […]

Baffert Seeks Sixth Gold Cup Win With Hoppertunity

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will be seeking his sixth win in the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1) when he sends out Hoppertunity, the 3-1 morning line favorite in a field of eight. Baffert won the race in the last three years it was contested at the now shuttered Hollywood Park, winning […]