April 5, 2012
Breeders’ Cup expands Convicted Trainer policy
In an expansion to its Convicted Trainer Rule, trainers who are convicted of a Class 2, Category A, violation during the 12 months preceding the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will face a minimum one-year suspension from this year’s Championships, and trainers who are repeat offenders will face up to a lifetime ban, it was announced today by officials of Breeders’ Cup Ltd.
March 22, 2012
2012 Challenge features 52 Grade/Group 1 races
The Breeders' Cup announced today that the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series will consist of 73 automatic qualifying races into the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
January 26, 2012
Breeders' Cup unveils 2012 event logo
The Breeders’ Cup today unveiled the official event logo for the 29th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif., on November 2-3, 2012.
January 23, 2012
BC, NBC Sports secure multi-year agreement
The Breeders’ Cup and the NBC Sports Group today announced a multi-year media rights partnership beginning with the 2012 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, November 2-3, from Santa Anita Park, featuring the first-ever running of the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic in primetime.
January 11, 2012
2012 BCBC to offer up to $400,000 in prize money
Players can begin qualifying online this Sunday at www.bcqualify.com for horse racing’s biggest live money handicapping tournament - the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC).
December 21, 2011
Coolmore wins Montblanc Rieussec Star Award
Benefitting from seven first place finishes in Ireland, Canada and the United States, Coolmore Stud, represented by Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith, has won the Montblanc Rieussec Star Award as outstanding owners of the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series.
December 4, 2011
Two BC races elevated to Grade 1 status
Two Breeders’ Cup World Championships races, the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint and the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf were upgraded from Grade II to Grade I status on Thursday by American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders’ Association.
November 30, 2011
Ramseys win John Deere Breeders award
Bolstered by homebred Stephanie’s Kitten, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey are the first recipients of the John Deere Award as outstanding breeders of the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
November 10, 2011
Midway student wins $10,000 scholarship
Twenty-year-old Lauren Moore never figured she would wind up being a huge winner at last Friday’s opening of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, but the Midway College junior and equine studies major ended up scoring big with a $10,000 scholarship through the Breeders’ Cup “Free Ride” Sweepstakes.
November 9, 2011
Two days of world class racing at Churchill
Drosselmeyer’s stunning victory in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, international superstar Goldikova’s gallant bid to win un unprecedented fourth consecutive TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile and St Nicholas Abbey’s triumph in the Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Turf for the father-son, trainer-jockey team of Aidan and Joseph O’Brien led two days of world-class championship racing at Churchill Downs in the 28th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.