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Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: What We Learned On Future Stars Friday

Under sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures, a crowd of nearly 40,000 was on hand at Keeneland race course in Lexington, Ky., for the Future Stars Friday program to kick off the 39th Breeders’ Cup world championships. Five Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup contests – all for 2-year-olds – anchored the 10-race program that saw a […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Setting The Stage

All the serious work is done for Thoroughbreds contesting one of the 14 Grade 1 championship races at the 39th annual Breeders’ Cup on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5. Keeneland race course in Lexington, Ky., is hosting the championships for the third time since the Breeders’ Cup was first held there in 2015, when Triple […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Focusing On Integrity And Safety

Officials with Keeneland, Breeders’ Cup, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority and Horseracing Integrity and Welfare Unit on Wednesday went through many of the policies in place to protect the safety of the horses and the integrity of this year’s Breeders’ Cup world championships at Keeneland race course on Nov. […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Post Position Post-Mortem

“Good draw. We would’ve been happy with any draw,” Flightline’s trainer John Sadler said after post positions were assigned for the $6-million Breeders’ Cup Classic and the 13 other championship races to be contested at Keeneland racecourse in Lexington, Ky., on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5. Flightline drew the No. 4 post and was made […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Last-Minute Changes Before Post Position Draw

Just hours before post positions were drawn for the 39th Breeders’ Cup championship races, to be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, at Keeneland racecourse in Lexington, Ky., a couple of major defections were announced involving Jack Christopher in the Sprint and Letruska in the Filly & Mare Sprint. Workout tab was light on Monday […]

Queen’s Plate News Minute Presented By CTHS Ontario: Horse Meets Jockey

The field is set for Sunday’s 163rd running of the Queen’s Plate at Woodbine, but there is still plenty of time to make introductions. On this episode of the Queen’s Plate News Minute, bloodstock editor Joe Nevills chats with two jockeys who will be riding their mounts for the first time in competition during the […]

Queen’s Plate News Minute Presented By CTHS Ontario: The American Invaders

The $1-million Queen’s Plate is the top race for Canadian-born 3-year-olds, but it’s also highly coveted by connections south of the border. In this first edition of the Queen’s Plate News Minute, Paulick Report bloodstock editor Joe Nevills visited the Saratoga barns of the two U.S.-based trainers with probables for the first leg of the […]

Pegasus World Cup News Minute Presented By DRF Bets: Who Do You Like?

There are nine horses entered in Saturday’s $3-million, Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational – the final event on a spectacular 12-race program at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. In reality, it really comes down to two horses: defending Pegasus champion Knicks Go, the presumptive Horse of the Year in 2021, and Life Is […]

Pegasus World Cup News Minute Presented By DRF Bets: Knicks Go, Life Is Good Ready To Roll

The sixth running of the $3-million, Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 29, from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., features the first meeting of defending champion Knicks Go, the presumptive 2021 Horse of the Year, and the once-beaten Life Is Good, a spectacular winner of the G1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile […]