2017 Challenge Series Schedule on NBC Sports

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Keen Ice lines up in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont Park aiming to prove his readiness for a third crack at the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). Read More

Romantic Vision may well be able to get her top-level success on form alone. Of the 13 fillies and mares entered in the 1 1/8-mile Spinister, only the former and Brad Cox-trained Tiger Moth are graded stakes winners, as local divisional stalwart Forever Unbridled is among those training up to the Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff. Read More

With 14 2-year-old colts and geldings set to run in the $250,000 Dixiana Bourbon Stakes at Keeneland Oct. 8, a clean trip could prove crucial with most of the inexperienced field only owning maiden wins. The weather could also be a factor with thunderstorms in the forecast. Read More

Run at 1 ¼ miles on dirt, the $750,000, Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park is a Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Here are five questions that must be answered on Saturday. Read More

The upcoming weekend of racing holds the final opportunities for horses aiming for an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup, as Belmont Park, Keeneland, and Santa Anita Park offer a total of 13 Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” qualifying races. Read More

Traveling to Lexington, Ky., for the Keeneland fall meet or just looking for a great local restaurant to tickle the tastebuds? We’ve got a local dining superfecta that will satisfy all of your culinary cravings while offering a true taste of Kentucky. Read More

One of New York’s most prestigious races is the Jockey Club Gold Cup. It’s also an important prep race for the Breeders’ Cup Classic, with three of the last seven Classic winners using the Jockey Club Gold Cup as their final prep. Not surprisingly, a quality field of potential Classic contenders has lined up for the 2017 renewal. Read More

Without Gun Runner or Arrogate to contend with, Donegal Racing and Calumet Farm's Keen Ice stands out in the seven-horse field entered for the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup Oct. 7 at Belmont Park. Read More

There will likely only be a couple more of these moments with Miss Temple City for trainer Graham Motion's Herringswell Stables—the anticipation of getting the multiple grade 1 winner ready for another top-level try and the nervous energy that builds as she steps into a starting gate. Read More

Trainer Tom Amoss' plan for GMB Racing's Lone Sailor was never to run him on grass, but he saw an opportunity Sept. 3, a day after the Majestic Warrior colt was left out as an also-eligible in a seven-furlong race on the dirt at Saratoga. Read More

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