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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 […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Scratches Change Complexion Of Turf

With the Thursday morning news that the top-class geldings Domestic Spending and United would be withdrawn from the $4-million Breeders’ Cup Turf, the complexion of the mile and one-half Grade 1 race has changed, Ray Paulick reports in Thursday’s Breeders’ Cup News Minute. Klaravich Stable’s Domestic Spending, trained by Chad Brown, is a three-time G1 […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Health And Safety Protocols

The horses competing in this year’s Breeders’ Cup world championships will have undergone the most rigorous pre-race scrutiny in the 38-year history of the event in an effort to ensure both the safest competition and a medication-free, level playing field for all participants from around the world. Breeders’ Cup officials conducted a press conference to […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Good Trips From Bad Posts

With Estilo Talentoso being withdrawn from Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, that leaves the race with just five starters, led by defending champion and odds-on morning line favorite Gamine. This will be the smallest field ever assembled for a Breeders’ Cup race in the event’s 38 runnings. There have been fields as small […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Ins And Outs Before Post Position Draw

There have been a number of key withdrawals prior to Monday afternoon’s post position draw for the 14 Breeders’ Cup championship races on Nov. 5-6 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif. The draw will be conducted in the Del Mar paddock beginning at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET and is open […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: International Pre-Entries At Record Level

A record 56 international runners was pre-entered for the Nov. 5-6 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar racetrack near San Diego, Calif. Overall, 196 horses were pre-entered for the 14 races that culminate with the Nov. 6 $6-million Longines Classic. With a 5:40 p.m. Pacific post time, the Classic will be aired on prime-time […]