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Welcome to our Breeders’ Cup page. Nothing is more exciting than the “superbowl” of horse racing otherwise known as the Breeders’ Cup. Participants from around the world converge to one location bringing their best champion thoroughbred race horses to compete against one another. The best of the best square off and compete for some of the largest purses in the world and the chance to be crowned a Breeders’ Cup World Champion.

Since it’s inception in 1984 has been mainly held in the United States with the exception in 1996 when the Breeders Cup world championships was held at Woodbine Race Course in Canada. These prestigious races originally started out as a one day event until 2007 when it became a two day extravaganza of racing.

Several Breeders’ Cup Champions go on to become Eclipse Award winners. Top horses that go on to be crowned as World Champions often have a higher value to breeders in the breeding shed because of the prestige that comes with being crowned a World Champion as you have beaten the best competition there is. This is the ultimate showcase for a breeder to display their talents on a world stage.

You’ll find coverage of all the excitement leading up to the races such as previews, features, results, workouts and more. We interview Breeders’ Cup participants including trainers, jockeys, owners and breeders.

We bring you close to the action with all the press releases, filmed interviews and more. Let Past the Wire be your ultimate source for Breeders’ Cup coverage.

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Gamine Sets Track Record In The Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint

POSTED: November 7, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Michael Lund Petersen’s Gamine ($4.20)  surged past pacesetting Serengeti Empress at the three-sixteenths pole and drew off by 6 ¼ lengths to win...

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Breeders' Cup World Championships 'Future Stars Friday' Handle

POSTED: November 7, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. – All-sources handle for the 10-race program of the first day of the 37th Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland Race Course was $50,285,986 an...

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Godolphin's Essential Quality Wins The $2 Million Dollar Breeders' Cup Juvenile

POSTED: November 6, 2020

Carrying the banner of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Godolphin, Brad Cox-trained Essential Quality remained perfect in three starts and laid claims to the American...

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Vequist and Rosario prevail against tough competition in Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies

POSTED: November 6, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable and Swilcan Stable’s Vequist ($15.20) shot through an opening on the rail in deep stretch and drew off to a 2-length victory over...

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Fire At Will scorches Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at 30-1

POSTED: November 6, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Three Diamonds Farm’s Fire At Will ($62.40) swept past pacesetting Outadore at midstretch and cruised to a 3-length victory over Battleground to win...

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Golden Pal Wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Holds Off Late Charging Cowan

POSTED: November 6, 2020

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 6, 2020) – Ranlo Investments’ homebred Golden Pal ($3.60) lived up to his heavy favoritism by grabbing the lead out of the...

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Siskin Seeks Redemption

POSTED: November 6, 2020

The short but excellent career of Siskin has seen him develop into one of the top 3-year-old turf milers in the world, but he must...

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Statement From Breeders' Cup Regarding Christophe Soumillon

POSTED: November 6, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 6, 2020) – Thursday, jockey Christophe Soumillon (France) received a positive result from a PCR COVID-19 test that was administered on-site on Wednesday under...

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Godolphin's Essential Quality Vies For Championship

POSTED: November 6, 2020

This year’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) on Friday features a dynamic field filled with talent. One of the main players is Godolphin’s Essential Quality,...

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