Recently shortened, this historic race for older horses has produced many a Horse of the Year, including a three-time and five-time Horse of the Year.
Once part of a prestigious racing series, find out more about the key race for 3-year-old fillies that has produced many a champion.
How many Triple Crowns have been lost at the Belmont? How many fillies have won? Find out what you should know about the Belmont Stakes!
Raced at five different distances over turf and dirt since it’s inception at some point in the 1800′s, this race is a current staple of the Belmont Stake undercard and was won by Preakness (the horse!).
Not always run at a mile and not always run at Belmont, the Metropolitan Handicap is part of a little known racing series.
Renamed in 2002 for one of racing’s most influential owner/breeders, this race has produced four Eclipse winners since it’s inception in 1961.
Over a dozen Breeders’ Cup Challenge races are packed into the first two weeks of October while many local circuits feature their state-bred stakes days throughout the month.
September brings the start of a championship season (of sorts) in Thoroughbred racing with the bulk of the major prep races for the Breeders’ Cup in November.
Several horses made a return to racing after long layoffs and several Breeders’ Cup races started to take shape.
Comebacks, break-outs and step-ups sum up the weekend as we begin the season of final preps for the Breeders’ Cup.
It was a weekend of exciting finishes and first Grade 1 wins as turf racing took center stage across divisions.
Where can you find our panelists on a lovely summer day? At the track, how can you even ask that? But which tracks, that’s the real question…
Exciting photo finishes and European imports ruled the weekend.
It was a parade of longshots for the long holiday weekend as the summer started to get into full swing.
The spotlight was on 3-year old fillies as several Kentucky Oaks contenders got down to business, including Inglorious, who beat 16 males in the Queen’s Plate.
Last week’s three Grade 1 races underscore the radical difference between the handicap (older male) division and the distaff (older female) division.
The fields are starting to take shape and contenders are putting in their final works. Let us help you keep up with all that is the madness leading up to the Breeders’ Cup!
On a weekend where many hopefuls put in their final prep for the Breeders’ Cup, some questions were answered while new ones were asked. Who will Gio Ponti face in November? Can Uncle Mo handle stiffer competition? Will Sidney’s Candy even run?
With a head spinning 20 graded races over the weekend it was easy to overlook some interesting performances, particularly given Zenyatta’s heart stopping 19th win! But not to worry, we can help!
International buzz baby Frankel creates even more buzz at Ascot and the biggest Breeders’ Cup prep weekend is upon us. We also wrap-up Figs Gone Wild Month with a Q&A about DIY figs.
All eyes turned north to Woodbine for several Breeders’ Cup turf preps. This week at the site Figs Gone Wild Month is still full of run and Ten Things You Should Know About makes a return!
Snapping losing streaks, staying perfect and overcoming traffic trouble were a few of the themes from last weekend. We’ll take a closer look at Beyer Speed Figures in this week’s installment of Figs Gone Wild!