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Kellie Reilly

Kellie Reilly is a journalist and turf writer specializing in international horse racing.

First-crop sires: Good Magic's Breeders' Cup Juvenile duo in KDFW Pool 2
First-crop sires: Good Magic's Breeders' Cup Juvenile duo in KDFW Pool 2

2022-11-21T23:58:14.831ZKellie Reilly

Although his three Breeders’ Cup runners didn’t crack the trifecta on Future Stars Friday, Good Magic’s terrific start to his stallion career has warranted a stud fee hike.
Flightline's Breeders' Cup Classic on the clock
Flightline's Breeders' Cup Classic on the clock

2022-11-07T15:24:18.821ZKellie Reilly

Flightline’s tour de force in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) was not only visually impressive. The unbeaten superstar delivered a performance of historical proportions on the clock as well.
Under-the-radar internationals for 2022 Breeders' Cup
Under-the-radar internationals for 2022 Breeders' Cup

2022-11-03T14:43:59.000ZKellie Reilly

Plenty of international star power is on display in the 2022 Breeders’ Cup. Indeed, there are so many logical contenders that a few could be overlooked, especially those with a dark-horse vibe at Keeneland.
A clue in Aidan O’Brien’s Breeders’ Cup record
A clue in Aidan O’Brien’s Breeders’ Cup record

2022-11-02T19:00:00.000ZKellie Reilly

It’s fitting that Aidan O’Brien’s first Breeders’ Cup runner was Second Empire.
2022 Breeders' Cup International Scouting Report: Silver Knott
2022 Breeders' Cup International Scouting Report: Silver Knott

2022-11-02T14:42:54.201ZKellie Reilly

It’s fascinating that Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby sends Silver Knott here, not Mysterious Night, who earned a free pass to the Juvenile Turf in his Summer romp.
2022 Breeders' Cup International Scouting Report: Chain of Love
2022 Breeders' Cup International Scouting Report: Chain of Love

2022-11-02T14:41:30.802ZKellie Reilly

After Japan’s Marche Lorraine capitalized on a pace meltdown to shock last year’s Distaff, compatriot Chain of Love will try to pull off a similar feat in the Filly & Mare Sprint.
10 things to know about the Breeders' Cup Mile
10 things to know about the Breeders' Cup Mile

2022-10-14T16:16:40.183ZKellie Reilly

Inaugurated in 1984 as part of the first Breeders’ Cup gala, the Mile is designed for specialists at the distance. Yet its honor roll includes several champions of a broader range.
10 things to know for the Breeders' Cup Turf
10 things to know for the Breeders' Cup Turf

2022-10-11T16:12:59.452ZKellie Reilly

One of the original Breeders’ Cup fixtures dating back to the 1984 genesis, the Turf has retained its character as a 1 1/2-mile test.
Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf: 10 things to know
Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf: 10 things to know

2022-10-11T16:12:41.592ZKellie Reilly

Established in 1999, the Filly & Mare Turf was the first new race added to the Breeders’ Cup slate since its 1984 inaugural.
First-crop sires: Good Magic's Blazing Sevens, Curly Jack win on Road to Kentucky Derby
First-crop sires: Good Magic's Blazing Sevens, Curly Jack win on Road to Kentucky Derby

2022-10-06T18:18:21.180ZKellie Reilly

By siring the winners of the first two scoring races on the main Road to the Kentucky Derby, Good Magic has surged to the lead in the freshman sire standings.
Seven longshots to consider on 2022 Arc Day
Seven longshots to consider on 2022 Arc Day

2022-10-01T20:18:36.593ZKellie Reilly

Amid all the leading lights on Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1) card at ParisLongchamp, there could be a few about to step out of the shadows.
Breeders' Cup Challenge events galore on Arc Day
Breeders' Cup Challenge events galore on Arc Day

2022-09-28T18:49:57.141ZKellie Reilly

The first Sunday of October in Paris always serves up a feast of Breeders’ Cup clues.
2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe: 10 storylines to know
2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe: 10 storylines to know

2022-09-26T20:01:57.345ZKellie Reilly

Europe’s richest race, the €5 million Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1), is the centerpiece of a fantastic Sunday at ParisLongchamp.