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Breeders’ Cup World Championships Sunday Odds and Ends

DEL MAR, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Gun Runner #5, ridden by Florent Geroux, walks on the track after winning the Breeders' Cup Classic race on Day 2 of the 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar Racing Club on November 4, 2017 in Del Mar, California. (Photo by Kazushi Ishida/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup Ltd/

Compiled by Breeders’ Cup Notes Team  Smith Extends Lead in Breeders’ Cup Victories; Velazquez Moves Into Tie for Second Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, 52, extended his lead for all-time Breeders’ Cup World Championship victories in the 14 Hands Juvenile Fillies on Caledonia Road on Saturday to bring his total to 26. John Velazquez […]

Spectacular Setting, Strong Business Results at Del Mar’s First Breeders’ Cup

DEL MAR, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Gun Runner #5, ridden by Florent Geroux, stands in the Winner's Circle after victory in Breeders' Cup Classic on Day 2 of the 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar Racing Club on November 5, 2017 in Del Mar, California. (Photo by Michael McInally/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup/

$25 Million On-Track Handle Sets Breeders’ Cup Record DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Gun Runner’s thrilling victory in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic capped a picture-perfect day at the Del Mar racetrack, the first-time host of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Racing fans responded to the full fields of the world’s fastest horses with their […]

Kevin Gorg: What to Expect at the 2017 Breeders’ Cup

Kevin Gorg on Breeders' Cup 2017

Kevin Gorg, handicapping expert, provided a rundown of the 2017 Breeders’ Cup and what to expect at what he calls the “Super Bowl of horseracing.” Here he is on Wednesday, Nov. 1, giving his insights, long-shots and tips just minutes before a Canterbury College alumni event. Kevin Gorg on the 2017 Breeders’ Cup. from Kris […]

2017 Breeders’ Cup: Kind of a Big Deal 

If you’ve never been to the Racebook at Canterbury Park for simulcast horse racing, consider heading out for the upcoming Breeders’ Cup. There are two main reasons, says Jeff Maday, media relations manager at Canterbury Park. The biggest purses. The best horses. “That’s part of the allure,” Maday said. “It brings the best horses from […]

Breeders’ Cup Less Than Two Weeks Away

Eclipse Sportswire / Breeders' Cup Photos ©

The 34th Breeders’ Cup will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Southern California will host the event for the first time. The Breeders’ Cup brings together the best thoroughbred racehorses in the world over the two-day, 13-race wagering extravaganza. Last year when the event was held at […]

Earn a BC Bankroll Saturday in Canterbury Racebook

BC bankroll

Canterbury’s free-to-enter handicapping contest, known as Countdown to the Cup, continues Saturday in the Racebook. Entrants have a chance to win a wagering bankroll for the Nov. 3 and 4 Breeders’ Cup. This week’s contest track is Keeneland. Players select one horse in each race and submit the official entry card prior to the first […]

Free-to-Enter Handicapping Contest Continues; Amy’s Challenge Has Set Back

Horses at the gate.

Canterbury’s Horse of the Meet, Amy’s Challenge, will not race Friday at Keeneland after suffering severe cramping, know as tying up, earlier this week at the Lexington, KY racetrack. Read more about it in this report from DRF’s Nicole Russo. Amy’s Challenge recorded the highest Beyer Speed Figures of any filly in North America in […]

Breeders' Cup at Canterbury Park

2 DAYS • 13 CHAMPIONSHIP RACES • OVER 26 MILLION IN PURSES The best place in Minnesota to watch the Breeders’ Cup and wager on the world’s most talented horses. With over 500 TVs throughout the building, you won’t miss a second of the heart-pounding action. Breeder’s Cup Tables Available! By phone: 952-445-7224 BREEDERS’ CUP […]

Breeders’ Cup notes / CBY Updates

The Breeders’ Cup is this Friday and Saturday. Plan to spend it at Canterbury Park. Here are the details to make your Canterbury visit even better. Now for some BC notes from yesterday followed by some CBY news: Derby winner Nyquist out of Classic; Runhappy (Dirt Mile) heads workouts By Jennie Rees ARCADIA, Calif. (Saturday, […]