Breeders’ Cup News & Notes

TwinSpires Staff

November 1st, 2015

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·       Own history when you bet American Pharoah on October 30!


Breeders’ Cup Saturday Recaps

·       American Pharoah wires Breeders’ Cup Classic in record-setting time to become first Grand Slam champion

·       Found downs Golden Horn to make Breeders’ Cup Turf history

·       Nyquist overcomes wide trip, cements championship in Juvenile victory

·       Tepin thrashes the boys in Breeders’ Cup Mile

·       Runhappy crowned a champ in TwinSpires BC Sprint

·       Stephanie’s Kitten goes out with a bang in Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf

·       Wavell Avenue charges late to take TwinSpires BC Filly & Mare Sprint

·       It was a Mongolian Saturday in TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

·       Songbird flies to victory in Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies

Breeders’ Cup Saturday Previews

·       Classic

·       Turf

·       Mile

·       Filly & Mare Turf

·       Juvenile

·       Juvenile Fillies

·       TwinSpires Sprint

·       TwinSpires Filly & Mare Sprint

·       TwinSpires Turf Sprint


Breeders’ Cup Friday Recaps

·       Stopchargingmaria rings up Breeders’ Cup Distaff win

·       Catch a Glimpse can’t be caught in Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

·       Liam’s Map far ahead of BC Dirt Mile class

·       Hit It a Bomb nails Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf for Aidan O’Brien

Breeders’ Cup Friday Previews

·       Distaff

·       Dirt Mile

·       Juvenile Turf

·       Juvenile Fillies Turf


Need profiles on the International runners in the Breeders’ Cup? Then Kellie Reilly has you covered!

·       Talmada

·       Gleneagles

·       Golden Horn

·       Found

·       Esoterique

·       Impassable

·       Karakontie

·       Make Believe

·       Mondialiste

·       Time Test

·       Legatissimo

·       Miss France

·       Queen’s Jewel

·       Bawina

·       Secret Gesture

·       Salama

·       Ordak Dan

·       Birchwood

·       Cymric

·       Hit It A Bomb

·       Shogun

·       Waterloo Bridge

·       Alice Springs

·       Illuminate

·       Last Waltz


Get the best Handicapping advice from the team

·       How to make money with Scully on Breeders’ Cup Saturday

·       How DeRosa will win money betting the Breeders’ Cup at

·       Breeders’ Cup Saturday Best Bet

·       Breeders’ Cup Saturday Best Longshot

·       Scully’s thoughts on Friday’s Breeders’ Cup races

·       DeRosa’s Liam’s Map to Breeders’ Cup Treasure

·       Breeders’ Cup Friday Best Bet

·       Breeders’ Cup Friday Best Longshot

·       These favorites look like keys in Breeders’ Cup exotics

·       Breeders' Cup Betting Strategies: RAIL Against the Machine

·       2015 Breeders’ Cup BRIS Speed & Class Report

·       Three probable favorites I’m avoiding at the Breeders’ Cup

·       Early thoughts on Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries

·       Is American Pharoah truly ready for the BC Classic?


Other blogs and info

·       American Pharoah tops a day of champions

·       Pharwell to a champion and legend

·       Nyquist roars to Breeders’ Cup Juvenile win

·       Runhappy lifts connections to new heights with courageous TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint victory

·       Songbird evokes memories of Rachel Alexandra

·       Hard Not to Like, Talmada scratched from Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf

·       Lane’s End should allow Liam’s Map to return in 2016

·       Stopchargingmaria keeps charging to win the Breeders’ Cup Distaff

·       Liam’s Map runs off the map in Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

·       Bawina, Tale of S’avall withdrawn from Breeders’ Cup races

·       What Beholder’s scratch means for odds, handle and the Breeders’ Cup Classic’s legacy

·       My morning at Keeneland, starring American Pharoah and Golden Horn

·       Profiles on Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Field

·       Beholder out of Breeders’ Cup Classic

·       Beholder the latest, and perhaps greatest, in a phenomenal era of distaffers

·       Profiles on Breeders’ Cup Distaff Field

·       Breeders’ Cup sires to watch

·       Whatever happens in BC Classic, American Pharoah should be Horse of the Year

·       Untapable out of Breeders' Cup Distaff

·       Breeders' Cup Saturday: Post positions & morning line odds

·       Breeders' Cup Friday: Post positions & morning line odds

·       Our favorite Breeders' Cup moment

·       Tough post for Nyquist, Liam’s Map starts in a favorable position

·       These horses are in line for Eclipse Awards with Breeders’ Cup success

·       Classic features exciting match-up, Distaff more contentious

·       A European sweep of the Turf, Filly & Mare Turf, & Mile?

·       Eclectic mix of juveniles lining up in Breeders’ Cup

·       Favorites’ chances vary in three Breeders’ Cup sprints

·       The 10 Greatest Performances in Breeders’ Cup History

·       Breeders’ Cup releases race order; $11 million in guaranteed Wagering Pools

·       The 10 Biggest Upsets in Breeders’ Cup History

·       Ten Fun Facts to know about the Breeders’ Cup

·       The Top 10 Toughest Beats in Breeders’ Cup History

·       Age no detriment for Breeders’ Cup veterans Beholder, Stephanie’s Kitten

·       Breeders’ Cup Classic target would benefit American Pharoah, Beholder

·       To her breeders, Beholder a beauty that’s caught many an eye (Part 1)

·       To her breeders, Beholder a beauty that’s caught many an eye (Part 2)

Keeneland Workout Videos


·       American Pharoah 1 (10/29)

·       American Pharoah 2 (10/29)

·       Bradester (10/27)

·       Photo Call (10/27)

·       Beholder (10/26)

·       Favorite Tale (10/26)

·       Judy the Beauty (10/26)

·       Super Majesty (10/26)

·       Tap to It (10/26)

·       Manhattan Dan (10/26)

·       Lea (10/26)

·       Beholder schooling (10/25)

·       Ruby Notion & Sheikh of Sheikhs (10/25)

·       Undrafted & Green Mask (10/25)

·       Grand Arch (10/25)

·       Nemoralia (10/25)

·       Ralis (10/23)

·       Greenpointcrusader (10/23)

·       Yahilwa (10/22)

·       Holy Lute (10/22)

·       Liam’s Map (10/22)

·       Runhappy (10/21)

·       Conquest Daddyo (10/21)

·       Super Majesty (10/19)

·       Greenpointcrusader (10/19)

·       Judy the Beauty & Kitten’s Top Cat (10/19)

·       Tourist (10/19)

·       Private Zone (10/18)

·       I’m a Chatterbox (10/17)

·       Bradester (10/17)

·       Azar & Thrilled (10/16)

·       Curalina & Race Day (10/16)

·       Yahilwa (10/15)

·       Runhappy (10/14)


All Photos courtesy of Keeneland/Coady Photography


American Pharoah

Golden Horn



American Pharoah

Hard Aces

Holy Boss

Honor Code

Kobe's Back



Stellar Wind



American Pharoah




Hard Aces

Keen Ice

Right There


V. E. Day

Wicked Strong



American Pharoah

Golden Horn



I'm a Chatterbox


Sapphire Kitten




Favorite Tale

Gliding By


Holy Boss

Judy the Beauty


Manhattan Dan


Ordak Dan

Super Majesty






Beholder (schooling)

Land Over Sea (arriving)


Sheikh of Sheikhs (outside) & Ruby Notion (inside)

Smooth Roller

Taris (arriving)

Undrafted (outside) & Green Mask (Inside)




I’m a Chatterbox

Limousine Liberal

Private Zone

Stopchargingmaria (inside) & Catron (outside)




Bobby’s Kitten

Cocked and Loaded

Dame Dorothy

Dressed in Hermes




Rachel’s Valentina


Red Rifle


Sweet Whiskey




Got Lucky (outside) & Zambian Dream (inside)

Holy Lute

Lady Shipman

Liam’s Map


Thrilled (inside) & Azar (outside)




Commissioner (outside) & Protonico (inside)

Conquest Daddyo (outside) & Sky Fire (inside)

Curalina (outside) & Race Day (inside)


Photos courtesy of Benoit Photos