Ticker
  • Ben's Cat vs. Bern Identity in 2014 Fabulous Strike at Penn National.Posted 3 hours ago
  • Cigar Mile hopeful Itsmyluckyday drilled a 5f bullet in 1:00.40 at GPW on Nov 20.Posted 4 hours ago
  • No Problem a game winner of the Bob Hope! Posted 6 days ago
  • Sparkling Review closes powerfully to win the Mrs Revere! Posted 6 days ago
  • Zee Bros pulls off a De Francis surprise at 29-1! Posted 6 days ago
  • The Commonwealth Turf is a one horse show ... Heart to HeartPosted 6 days ago
  • Dynamic Sky upsets Big Blue Kitten in the Red Smith! Posted 6 days ago
  • Stormin Monarcho romps home a winner in the Richard W. Small! Posted 6 days ago
  • More Complexity is best in the Betty Grable! Posted 12 days ago
  • It's all Villandry in the River City! Posted 13 days ago

Game On for Breeders' Cup Prepsters

Are you ready for … the start of the Breeders’ Cup prep season? With the first of two Event days 50 days hence, a look at the North American stakes on the docket this weekend indicates that some Cup practitioners are doing just that: Getting ready. The biggest player of the weekend is Woodbine in suburban Toronto.... Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Game On for Breeders' Cup Prepsters...

IT is interesting to hear Jerry Bailey speak abou the differences in turf course especially their "give" (Euro courses use an average penethrometer reading of how deep a weight goes into the course from a standard height) as a measure. Bailey also notes how some are manicured (fast) and others are left long (deep with closers)
Agree, and I would include Arlington Park's turf course(s) in the top three. Another Euro favorite.
Woodbine has, without much disagreement, the BEST turf course in North America. It is huge and extremely fair, The Euros flock to it every Fall.

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories