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Ontarian Wins Breeders' Cup Promo

November 14, 2018:

Breeders’ Cup, one of the world’s most prestigious Thoroughbred horse racing events, today announced that Bob Brooks, of Kitchener, Ont., has been selected as the grand prize winner for the $100,000 Capture the Classic Challenge....read on

A Breeders' Cup Champ For Fielding

November 3, 2017:

Bred by John Fielding and Fred Hertrich III, Rushing Fall ($8) swept to the lead in upper stretch to win the 10th running of the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (Grade 1) for two-year-old fillies by three-quarters of a length over Best Performance on Friday afternoon at Del Mar racetrack to kick off the 34th Breeders’ Cup World Championships....read on

Historic Ending For American Pharoah

November 1, 2015:

Racing fans could not be blamed if they were asking what took so long after a spectacular renewal of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, including Triple Crown winner American Pharoah’s history-making win in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, in its inaugural homecoming to iconic Keeneland Race Course, in the heart of the Thoroughbred industry in Central Kentucky....read on

L.V. Harkness Teams With Breeders’ Cup

July 21, 2015:

The Breeders’ Cup has announced that L.V. Harkness & Company, a provider of fine gifts, interior design, and elegant trophies, has been named an official Marketing Partner and Luxury Gift Partner of the 2015 Breeders’ Cup World Championships....read on

KY To Drop Pari-Mutuel Tax For ‘Cup’

March 18, 2015:

It has been reported that a Kentucky bill that calls for the exemption of the pari-mutuel tax on wagering on live races during the two-day Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland this October has been signed into law by Governor Steve Beshear....read on

Judge Rules In Favour Of Veitch

December 1, 2014:

Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate has ruled that former Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Racing Steward John Veitch was improperly terminated in 2011 and that he should be reinstated and receive back wages....read on

Woodbine Post Time Change Saturday

October 29, 2014:

Officials with the Woodbine Entertainment Group have issued a reminder to horsepeople and customers that first-race post time for Woodbine Racetrack’s program of live harness racing this Saturday (November 1) has been pushed back to 7:55 p.m....read on

Convicted Trainer Rule Amended

October 27, 2014:

On Saturday, October 25 the Breeders' Cup Board of Directors voted to amend its Convicted Trainer Rule to include stipulations in regard to horses and assistant trainers....read on

Standardbreds At The Breeders' Cup

October 27, 2014:

The cheering never really stopped for Monterey Rebel and Saddle The Wind. Now 25 and 21, respectively, and known as “Rebel” and “Saddles,” the two pacers left the track in the late 1990s, but every day they hear the cheers of thousands....read on

AGSC Drops Lasix Ban For Juveniles

February 27, 2012:

In thoroughbred racing, the American Graded Stakes Committee announced last Friday that it has dropped its rule which bans the use of furosemide (lasix) in graded stakes races for juveniles. Breeders' Cup officials today announced that they currently do not have plans to drop the ban for their races...read on

Breeders' Cup Returning To NBC

January 23, 2012:

It was announced today that a multi-year agreement has been reached between NBC Sports and the Breeders' Cup for the broadcaster to carry the North American thoroughbred industry's marquee racing series, effective this coming November...read on

Veitch Files Appeal Over Dismissal

December 1, 2011:

After having been fired by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission earlier this week, former chief racing steward John Veitch has filed an appeal...read on

Embattled Veitch Fired In Kentucky

November 29, 2011:

It has been reported that John Veitch, chief steward of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, has been fired from his position with the state regulator...read on

Repole: Care More About The Customer

November 1, 2011:

It is understandable to be focused solely on your horses when you are getting ready to start a pair of charges in a $5-million horse race. And although owner Mike Repole is paying close attention to his starters, he is also taking the opportunity to make his voice heard in regard to what the industry is doing wrong...read on

Change Comes From Life At Ten Fiasco

October 18, 2011:

On Monday, October 17, the Breeders' Cup and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission announced that they have implemented changes to their communications to ensure that a situation like what occurred in the 2010 Breeders' Cup with Life At Ten does not happen again...read on


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