Hoppertunity Rallies in Jockey Club Gold Cup

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert's decision to ship Hoppertunity across the country paid dividends Oct. 8 at Belmont Park. Read More

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Twelve lightly raced 2-year-old colts with Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile aspirations will face off in the Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity, and the excitement of seeing all these talented horses in action is matched only by the excitement of considering the betting possibilities that the race offers Read More

While this year's $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup Stakes lacks superstar power, the field of six older horses is an interesting mix of consistent veterans and less consistent types who have at times flashed talent. Read More

As you’d expect for a $1 million purse, a deep and talented cast numbering 11 signed up for a run in the Oct. 8 Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland. The third of three Grade 1 races on Saturday at the Lexington track, the Shadwell is a Breeders' Cup Challenge "Win and You're In" event for the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita Park. Read More

A dozen freshmen will attempt to establish themselves at two turns in the Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity Stakes at Keeneland. Classic Empire won his first two races before losing his rider at the start of the Hopeful Stakes last out at Saratoga Race Course, where he was the favorite. If he can get a clean break, he is the one to beat here. Read More

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships are less than a month away, and the final “Win and You’re In” races are ramping up. In this edition of Getting to Know, we focus on 2015 Breeders' Cup Mile champion Tepin, who earned a guaranteed spot in this year's Breeders’ Cup Mile with a recent win in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile. Read More

Keeneland’s fall meet is around the corner, and Lexington comes alive every October when the racing starts. It’s simply the best time of the year to be in Central Kentucky. Read More

Heading to Lexington, Ky., for the Keeneland meet but not sure what to expect or how to make sure your trip is awesome? Have no fear, this Lexington city guide has all the info you need to plan a winning weekend, from where to stay, eat and drink to what to do when you’re not at the races. Read More

California Chrome’s winning margin in the Awesome Again was 2 1/4 lengths over Dortmund, but anyone who watched knows better. Under pressure on the outside by Dortmund through most of the 1 1/8-mile test at Santa Anita Park, California Chrome clicked off very fast fractions, inched away from his rival in the backstretch, opened up a clear lead in the turn, and galloped geared down to the wire in the final strides. Read More

In close to a carbon copy of their previous meeting, Hronis Racing's Stellar Wind again got the measure of Beholder in the Zenyatta Stakes Oct. 1 at Santa Anita. Just like the Clement L. Hirsch July 30 at Del Mar, Stellar Wind and jockey Victor Espinoza stalked, then applied pressure to the three-time champion in the turn and grinded out a victory in a stretch duel to the wire. Read More

Entered off her first graded stakes win in her previous effort, Avenge successfully jumped up to the Grade 1 level with a front-running victory in the Rodeo Drive Stakes, a Breeders' Cup Challenge race for the Filly & Mare Turf, Oct. 1 at Santa Anita Park. Read More

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