Posted: October 18, 2019

Code Of Honor: Key To McGaughey's first Classic?

Code Of Honor Wins The Dwyer Stakes Past The Wires' Barbara Luna recently spoke with Shug McGaughey about the Longines Breeders' Cup Classic Photo Credit: NYRA Photo Both trainer Shug McGaughey and jockey John Velazquez have earned Hall of Fame honors and Eclipse Awards in their combined 70 years in racing, but a victory in the Breeder’s Cup Classic has continued to evade them. The three-year-old ever-improving Code of Honor may add the Gr I $6 million Longines Breeder’s Cup Classic to a long list of victories for both trainer...

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Posted: October 14, 2019

Bob Baffert talks Breeders' Cup and More with Past the Wire

A few years ago I caught up with Bob Baffert and wrote an article about him simply called "Nobody Does it Better." There was no creativity involved in the titling of that article. It was true then and a few short years later not much has changed, unless you count another Triple Crown to go with American Pharoah's. Bob was able to repeat the ever elusive feat with Justify. Winning another Triple Crown wasn't enough however. Bob did it with an undefeated horse who also knocked off that whole Apollo...

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Posted: October 16, 2019

A Pre Breeders' Cup Chat with Oisin Murphy

When you look at what Oisin Murphy has achieved in his young career as a jockey, it doesn't begin to do him justice, calling him a "rising star." Oisin Murphy is very much in the picture, at the highest levels of the international stage in the Sport of Kings. This is no surprise to us, as we have followed the brilliant career of this talented rider since we first saw him back in 2015. For some background on Oisin, and how he started in racing, you can read our first...

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Upcoming Races

Street Band, Doyle taking next step in Breeders' Cup Distaff

Street Band and jockey Sophie Doyle came into Parx Racing’s $1 million Cotillion on Sept. 21 with victories in the Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks and Grade 3 Indiana Oaks. Both filly and rider earned their...

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Breeders' Cup

Vino Rosso breezes; Pletcher continues Breeders Cup preparations

POSTED: October 18, 2019

Photo Credit: Annette Jasko NYRA Repole Stable and St. Elias Stables' Vino Rosso visited the Belmont Park training track on Friday for the second time since being disqualified and placed second in the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold...

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Breeders' Cup

Mandella Disappointed Omaha Beach Will Miss Classic

POSTED: October 18, 2019

Press Release Santa Anita In a perfect world, Omaha Beach would be running in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. 2. As it is, and after negotiating through mazes just to get...

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Training Tips

Racetrack Surfaces

POSTED: October 18, 2019

I received an email from a racing fan who asked me to explain racing surfaces with the Breeders' Cup weeks away and Santa Anita's change of surface ( they made the track a lot deeper) and...

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Breeders' Cup

Purely Hot, Dam of TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Contender Eight Rings, Supplemented to Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

POSTED: October 18, 2019

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 18, 2019) – Keeneland announced today that graded stakes winner Purely Hot, dam of Grade 1 winner and leading TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) candidate Eight Rings, has been supplemented to the November...

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