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Back to Breeders' Cup Reality for Euros

After the tremendous success of European horses in the last two Breeders’Cup World Championships at Santa Anita in California, it is back to the stark reality of racing in America at Churchill Downs in 2010.


A few brave European horses are taking their chances on the dirt at Churchill Downs this year but there would have been far more on an artificial surface. They won’t even get such a great surface any more if the Breeders’Cup returns to Santa Anita with the Pro-Ride there having been dumped in a giant garbage can and old-fashioned dirt brought back.


As far as the turf course at Churchill is concerned, there are persistent mutterings that star British horses will miss their races unless there is rain or more watering.

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