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Back from Dubai, Gun Runner wasted no time announcing—shouting—his return to the United States. In his first start since finishing second to Arrogate in the March 25 Dubai World Cup, Gun Runner drew off in the stretch for a seven-length victory in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap under the lights June 17 at Churchill Downs. Read More

Charles Fipke's homebred Forever Unbridled shook off the cobwebs June 17 at Churchill Downs. Running for the first time since a third behind Beholder and Songbird in the Nov. 4 Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff, the 5-year-old daughter of Unbridled's Song took down seven rivals with a strong late rally in the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap. Read More

Randy Moss ranks the top 10 2017 Breeders' Cup Classic contenders. Watch the Stephen Foster Handicap on NBC Sports Network beginning at 8:30 PM ET on Saturday, June 17. Read More

On a June 17 Saturday evening card loaded with great racing, including five graded stakes, the 36th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs is the marquee event. Read More

A competitive field of nine fillies and mares will line up for Saturday’s 42nd running of the $200,000 Fleur De Lis Handicap at Churchill Downs, a “Win and You’re In” qualifier for the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff. Read More

The Stephen Foster and Fleur de Lis Handicaps are this Saturday at Churchill Downs, and we’re here to help you look your best for the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” qualifiers. Read More


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Gun Runner is set to make his first start since he finished second to champion Arrogate in the March 25 Dubai World Cup, and he looms as the favorite in a field of eight entered for the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Read More

Two-time grade 1 winner Forever Unbridled is scheduled to return after seven months away from the track in the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap (G2) June 17 at Churchill Downs, her first race since finishing third in last year's Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff. Read More

A great day of racing is slated for Saturday at Churchill Downs, headlined by Gun Runner’s return in the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap. From the race’s namesake to some notable winners, get the scoop on this Breeders' Cup Challenge race. Read More