ARCADIA, Calif. (October 31, 2016) – California Chrome LLC’s California Chrome and Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate are the top two morning line favorites in a field of 10 3-year-olds and up set for Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), the climax of the 33rd Breeders’ Cup World Championship races to be run Friday and Saturday (Nov. 4-5) at Santa Anita.
Washington, D.C. – The 2016 WIHS Regional Horse Show & USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by The Linden Group at Morgan Stanley, was hosted at Prince George’s Equestrian Center (PGEC) in Upper Marlboro, MD, on Friday, October 21, through Sunday, October 23. The event offers local and regional riders a final chance to qualify to compete at this week’s Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events in North America. WIHS begins Tuesday, October 25, and continues through Sunday, October 30, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., offering elite equestrian competition that showcases the best of the hunter, jumper, and equitation disciplines.
Lexington, Ky. – October 26, 2016 – Don’t miss out on an action packed Saturday night at the 2016 CP National Horse Show! Join us on Saturday, November 5th to cheer on 2016 Rio Olympians in the Kentucky Horse Park’s biggest show jumping event of the year, the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping at 8pm! Come early for entertaining activities for the whole family, beginning with the Miles for MiracleFeet 5k at 5pm! Stay for a Breeders’ Cup Viewing Party in Gracie Street Garden, over 40 boutique vendors on the concourse, and bourbon tastings from 5:30-8:30pm!
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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 26, 2016) – Makin’ Sense, ridden by Calvin Borel, held off late charges from Moonlight Sky and Fitpitcher to win the $62,000 Upson Downs Purse for fillies and mares by a head before a Wednesday afternoon crowd of 9,928.
Photo: Cochise (Gene Owen/Jane Clark) from Sportsgrid.com
Nine Built Ford Tough Series bulls selected to go head-to-head for 2016 World Champion title
PUEBLO, Colo. – Nine bulls have been chosen as the competitors for the 2016 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) World Champion Bull title in Las Vegas on Nov. 2-6. Each bull has competed on the Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) this year and has shown what it takes to be classified as a world champion.
Photo by Patricia Branan-Wendell
This Sunday, Franklin squares off against Nashville, and gates open at 11:45 p.m. with the first ball dropped at 12:30 p.m. General admission tickets are only $10, and kids 10 and under get in free. Kids activities will be happening all day, and the adults are welcome to meet the ponies too!
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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 13, 2016) – Steve Landers Racing’s Illussion Artist got up in the final strides to edge Etiquette by a neck to win Thursday’s $62,000 Hagyard Purse for fillies and mares before a crowd of 10,054.
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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 9, 2016) – Fletcher and Carolyn Gray’s homebred I’m a Chatterbox swept past pacesetting Paid Up Subscriber at the head of the stretch and drew away for a seven-length victory to win the 61st running of the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1) for fillies and mares. The Sunday afternoon crowd of 18,454 boosted the Oct. 7-9 Fall Stars Weekend attendance to a record 66,437, topping the 62,454 figure established in 2006.
Photo: A.P. Indian by Patricia Branan-Wendell
Dancing Rags Wins Darley Alcibiades
A. P. Indian Sets Track Record in Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Victory
LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 7, 2016) – Chadds Ford Stable’s Dancing Rags swept past pace-setting Caroline Test at the top of the stretch and had more than enough left to hold off a late bid from Daddys Lil Darling to win the 65th running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1) for 2-year-old fillies by a length before a Fall Meet record Friday opening-day crowd of 19,882. The previous Friday opening-day Fall Meet record was 19,026 established in 2011.
Milestone Trophy Program celebrates Keeneland’s rich 80-year history of racing
LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 5, 2016) – In conjunction with Keeneland’s 80th anniversary of racing this fall, officials today debuted the Keeneland Vase as the next Milestone Trophy in a unique owner recognition program that has been part of track history for more than 60 years.