2013 Homecoming Classic (LS)

9/28/2013, Churchill Downs
Post Time:
9:05 PM ET
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
3+ M

What the Nation is saying about the 2013 Homecoming Classic (LS)...

On a day littered with memorable performances, selecting one as the best over the rest can be an unenviable task...Read More
Fort Larned prepared for a defense of his Breeders' Cup Classic title with a gate-to-wire win in the inaugural Homecoming Classic on Saturday night at Churchill Downs. Read More
If you think that Fort Larned is going to dominate the brand new Homecoming Classic all the way from the opening bell to the winner’s circle celebration at Churchill Downs, well, you may be right. But maybe, just maybe, you’re not. Sorry, if that seems a little wishy-washy, but there are two reasons...Read More
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  • LAZMANNICK · It's funny, but we never seem to hear that argument about west coast horses, Game On Dude for instance, shipping east. · 201 days ago ·
  • tmallios1 · This is only for a Breeders Cup,if you have to make back to back trips.If it is only for 1 race,then it is irrelevant.Plus Bullet Bob is known for Shipping.He shipped to Charleston this year for their big race.He shipped Paynter to the Spa and the Midnight Lute filly to Belmont.I have no problem running where they are.Name of the game bottom line ,is to pad your bankroll.Have a big day today Laz, I ent back and saw that Zensational Baby at Woodbine,Big time speed.Kid never moved a muscle.Like how she relaxed on turn ,field almost caught up.Then put it in another gear.For a firster showed her head is as advanced as talent.Not a runaway speed freak.More than likely , 7 furlongs will be her peak.Just like Daddy. But fast,very fast. · 201 days ago ·
Defending Breeders’ Cup Classic (Grade I) winner Fort Larned has been installed as the odds-on 3-5 favorite for Saturday’s first running of the $175,000-added Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs, but his post-time odds could drop even lower following the defection of one of three Grade I stakes wi...Read More
I really like Agent Dii Nozzo and Windswept here.
Fort Larned, the reigning winner of the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (Grade I), tuned up for a run in Saturday's first running of the $175,000 Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs with a five-furlong work on Monday at the Louisville track. Read More
Fort Larned will tune-up for his bid to score consecutive wins in the Breeders’ Cup Classic in the first running of the Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs on Saturday night.Read More
The field for the first running of Churchill Downs’ $175,000-added Homecoming Classic a week from Saturday still has Janis Whitham’s reigning Breeders’ Cup Classic (Grade I) and Stephen Foster Handicap (GI) winner Fort Larned at the top, with the rest of the field still taking shape.Read More
Two horses that have enjoyed some of their finest moments over the main track at Churchill Downs worked at the track Friday in preparation for their respective bids for next week’s first running of the $175,000-added Homecoming Classic, the last of eight stakes races conducted during the September m...Read More
Trainer Ian Wilkes has announced a change in the path that Breeders’ Cup Classic (Grade I) winner Fort Larned will travel in his quest to defend his 2012 victory in the $5 million race in this year’s renewal at Santa Anita on Saturday, Nov. 2. Read More
It is a newcomer on the racing calendar, but Churchill Downs’ inaugural running of the $175,000-added Homecoming Classic during its new September Meet has drawn a high-powered roster of nominations that includes the names of five winners of Grade I stakes events.Read More