• Wild Dude earns a Breeders' Cup berth with a Santa Anita Sprint win.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Grand Arch just holds off a flying The Pizza Man to win the Shadwell Turf Mile.Posted 15 hours ago
  • He repeats -- It's all Tonalist in a sloppy Jockey Club Gold Cup.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Brody's Cause flies home to win the Grade 1 Breeders' Futurity.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Tepin runs away and hides in the Grade 1 First Lady -- BC Mile next.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Greenpointcrusader (6-1) wins the Champagne going away.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Fioretti with Sophie Doyle aboard upset Keeneland's TCA at 17-1.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Nickname splashes home an impressive winner of the Frizette.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Stephanie's Kitten powers to victory in the Grade 1 Flower Bowl.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Appealing Tale takes them all the way around in a sloppy Kelso.Posted 18 hours ago

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After his maiden score and today in the Breeders Futurity, Brody's Cause looks like Honor Code Jr
  • angel urena via Disqus · i like this horse i put 25 on him across the board · 1 minutes ago
Nice run by Wicked Strong, did not expect him to on the lead, but hung around and finished 2nd, good run.
  • SeattleStrike12 via Disqus · Very true, he was probably the only one who wasn't fading, and it looked like he was starting to close at the 16th pole, but it was too late · 29 minutes ago
This has been a huge year for racing, and the top horses have deservedly stolen the headlines for the last few months. But can we take a moment to enjoy the accomplishments of this great daughter of Kitten's Joy? Like Beholder, she has raced at the highest level since her 2 year old season. In 5 years of racing, she has competed in G1 races in every year, and boasts wins in G1s at the ages 2, 4, 5, and 6. She's one of my all time favorites ladies to race, and I truly think her consistency in so many seasons of racing puts her in company with some of the greatest american turf fillies of all time.
After watching the Kelso, it appears closers, like Tonalist and Effinex, won't fare well. Constitution is good enough to wire these, but I don't think he's in top form yet. It seems he's being rushed in hopes of making it to the BCC. Coach Inge is the other speed in the race, but Wicked Strong also runs close to the lead. If Constitution spits the bit turning for home, then the race will be between Coach Inge and Wicked Strong. Coach Inge seems to like the slop, and that may give him the edge, but I have a feeling Wicked Strong is sitting on a good one.
  • cugel the clever · Pletcher/Ortiz totally betrayed Coach Inge and Repole. Terrible ride designed to maximize Constitution's chances at the expense of CI. There's no other excuse for pulling a natural front runner/presser 4-6 lengths off the pace on a sloppy track, against slow fractions, on a day when there appeared to be a speed bias, against a pace setter (Constitution) who clearly was not fit enough to win. CI wasn't going to beat Tonalist but could have been 2nd/3rd if he was allowed to run his preferred race. Given the pedestrian pace, Ortiz should have taken CI to the lead, and set fractions more in the 23-47-1:11 range and tried to wire the field. Might have worked. · 43 minutes ago
King of Belmont!
Sold yesterday for €1,350,000 ($1,755,000) at Arqana Arc sale, waiting to see him running in today's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. He proved in his last start to be in good shape for the Arc.
A seventh place finish in the Prix Dollar (Grade II)? Time to retire him, remember that he is nine years old (But I still love him)!
Despite the sloppy conditions, Tonalist had no problem dispatching of five rivals to win his second straight Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park.Read More
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  • Sullivan · Wicked Strong was impressive, I know the blinkers have been changed a good bit, but either the mud moved him up or he worked on the front end. · 10 hours ago
  • Blueyedhusky via Disqus · Man, for a second it seemed Wicked Strong had it. I was sure he was sitting on a good one, but Tonalist was too good today. I think Wicked Strong will do well in the BCC. · 7 hours ago
Program number 11, Wekeela was sold yesterday for €1,100,000 at Arqana Arc Sale in France! Has to run well after her graded stakes win.
Brody's Cause announced himself as a Breeders' Cup Juvenile contender, and a potential 2016 Kentucky Derby colt, with a powerful late run to win the Grade 1 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity.Read More
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  • zatt · I agree, Jay ... Looks like my BCJ bet. · 14 hours ago
  • Elhubbo · For me the juvenile picture became even more blurred. I'll stick my neck out and say Nyquist is my pick in the juvenile right now. I've never seen a 2yo go 4for4, and be so widely dismissed. I think a lot of folks don't see him as a threat in next years derby so they minimize him in the BCJ. Big mistake, if the eclipse awards went out tomorrow, Nyquist wins it. · 6 hours ago
Curlins Pride, broke his maiden at C.D. Big Gray colt by Curlin. Looks good, won by 6 lenths
I've been a fan of this horse for years. So devastating what happened to him and Shore Runner. Hard to come to terms with.
Greenpointcrusader became the latest graded stakes winner in his illustrious family with a sparking victory in the Champagne Stakes.Read More
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  • Andy Scoggin via Disqus · He made up a lot of ground after breaking really flat-footed. · 12 hours ago
  • papine01 . via Disqus · Even though Sail Ahoy lost( to a better horse at this stage),he wasn't calling it quits. Another 8th and he finishes 2nd.He should improve even more after this and I hope Shug continues to give him a shot and not pack it in till next year. The Remsen looks ripe for him to win going 9 panels.Plus,the colts look very weak this year. His breeding is to die for. And yes, he's by Bernardini. · 9 hours ago
California invader Appealing Tale won the Kelso in front running fashion, upsetting the favorite Honor Code.Read More
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  • Andy Scoggin via Disqus · 108 BSF for Appealing Tale · 12 hours ago
  • papine01 . via Disqus · Didn't HC run down Private Zone and Liams Map this year to win.Did those races fall apart?.I believe Shug made the wrong choice here by not running in JCGC.But,the pace in the BC will be quite brisk with AP and LM going at it.Sets him up nicely for a good solid run. · 9 hours ago
Always hate seeing this in a great race. Poor guy r.i.p, you went out doing what you love! I challenge everyone to donate to an aftercare facility for retired or injured racehorses! I love the thrill of a race but the thought of what happens to those who can't perform at a level as others makes me sick!
Jim and Susan Hill's Grand Arch held on to win an exciting three-horse finish in the $1,000,000 Shadwell Turf Mile S. (gr. IT) at Keenland Race Course over a yielding turf course.Read More
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  • Andy Scoggin via Disqus · That is about as big a performance as is possible without winning for The Pizza Man. · 12 hours ago
  • shadowman · Farewell Skyring :( · 9 hours ago
No worries. he was done in by the off track and the slow pace. Worst race of his career was the Alysheba where the early pace was slow, like this one. This was the slowest paced first 4F of any mile he's been in. Also, he may not have liked the early rail position which may have been deep slogging or the sloppy going. He closed the last 2F in about 24 seconds which isn't bad at all. This race did nothing to reduce my assessment his chances in the BCC. I still like him for 2nd or 3rd there.
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  • BeastBob via Disqus · What was the time after the first 3/4 mile of this race comparing to the Whitney's? I don't get why many people are saying that Kelso early pace were slow; I thought it was fast considering how sloppy the track was. · 12 hours ago
  • hannahWTC1 · Tonalist won the JCGC running all the way along the rail... · 10 hours ago
Just finished a wonderful day at Suffering Downs. 8,500 showed up and it felt like 35 with windchill. Great racing, great horses, great people. Dreamed a Dream vs. Navy Nurse was a true treat, and the support from Mott, Clement, Brown, Gryder, Juddmonte, was unbelievable. As opposed to the sad note I left last October, this was a cheerful and fun and engaging atmosphere. Amazing what advertising can do.

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Who is the horse to beat in the 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic?

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