True Crime in Horse Racing: Small Sponges, Big Problems
True Crime in Horse Racing: Small Sponges, Big Problems

2022-11-18T00:02:54.365ZJennifer Kelly

As racetracks wrestled with questions about security and access, everyone from fans to owners grappled with the idea that someone was hurting horses on purpose. Who was harming horses and why?
History's Top 10 Breeders' Cup Juvenile performances
History's Top 10 Breeders' Cup Juvenile performances

2022-11-03T21:31:03.000ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Since its inaugural running in 1984, the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) has produced many impressive winners and exciting editions.
History's Top 10 Breeders' Cup Sprint performances
History's Top 10 Breeders' Cup Sprint performances

2022-10-29T14:12:30.219ZJ. Keeler Johnson

Over the course of 38 editions, the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) has produced a bevy of eye-catching winners. Let’s take a tour through history and rank the Top 10 best Breeders’ Cup Sprint performances.
History's Top 10 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint performances
History's Top 10 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint performances

2022-10-28T20:20:19.792ZJ. Keeler Johnson

The Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) enjoyed its inaugural running in 2007. In the years since, the race has been a proving ground for the fleetest female racehorses in North America.
History's Top 10 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile performances
History's Top 10 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile performances

2022-10-28T19:58:32.500ZJ. Keeler Johnson

The Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) is one of the younger Breeders’ Cup races, dating back to 2007. But the past 15 years have produced an impressive roster of winners.
True Crime in Horse Racing: What Happened to 'Red' McDaniel?
True Crime in Horse Racing: What Happened to 'Red' McDaniel?

2022-10-19T15:51:51.866ZJennifer Kelly

This month, True Crime in Horse Racing looks at the life of this California trainer and the mystery behind his tragic death.
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.
Breeders' Cup: Top 12 international winners
Breeders' Cup: Top 12 international winners

2022-09-19T17:55:06.835ZKellie Reilly

International competition is an essential element of the Breeders’ Cup, going back to its inaugural in 1984. Here are the 12 best internationals who starred at the World Championships.
Queen Elizabeth II: A Life with Horses
Queen Elizabeth II: A Life with Horses

2022-09-15T20:10:35.872ZJennifer Kelly

Among those mourning her passing was the sport of horse racing, who remember Queen Elizabeth for her skills in the saddle, her passion for breeding, and her affinity for the racetrack.
Stories of the Queen's links to New Zealand and Australian racing
Stories of the Queen's links to New Zealand and Australian racing

2022-09-09T14:09:32.305ZAlastair Bull

Any contact the Queen had with people in the thoroughbred industry in former colonies would be fondly remembered.
World's great races named for Queen Elizabeth II
World's great races named for Queen Elizabeth II

2022-09-08T23:49:38.869ZKellie Reilly

No fewer than five major jurisdictions have international Group 1 races named after Queen Elizabeth II.