Drosselmeyer is this year’s champion of the Breeders’ Cup Classic, held today at Churchill Downs. The victory was among several upsets recorded on the final day of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Drosselmeyer, with 14-1 odds, overtook the more highly touted Game On Dude with a strong stretch run to win the $5 million Classic.… Continue reading Breeders’ Cup: Drosselmeyer Wins Classic; Goldikova Third In Mile
The 28th Breeders’ Cup Championships get underway tomorrow afternoon at Churchill Downs. The event includes 15 races over two days, featuring some of the world’s top thoroughbred champions. Breeders’ Cup President Craig Fravel says one of this year’s big story lines is the return of Goldikova, the six year old Irish mare seeking a fourth… Continue reading Goldikova, Uncle Mo Among Breeders’ Cup Headliners
The six year old mare, with Mike Smith aboard, came up short by a nose in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic Saturday at Churchill Downs, her first and only defeat in a 20 race career.
The highlight of the event will be the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Championship on Saturday, when the undefeated mare Zenyatta will attempt a record breaking 20th straight victory.
The fall meet at Churchill Downs begins Sunday. The 21-day meet will make use of the permanent lights that were installed at the track earlier this year.
The event is an 85 mile walk from Lexington to Louisville for the 2010 Breeders’ Cup World Championships November 5 and 6. Event organizer Brad Cummings, says it’s a fundraiser for several charities.
The Breeders’ Cup is returning to Louisville for the seventh time. Officials announced Wednesday that the two-day racing meet featuring the world’s top thoroughbreds will be held in November of 2010 at Churchill Downs. Breeders’ Cup Chairman William Farish (pictured) says Churchill’s popularity with both horsemen and fans played an important role in the decision… Continue reading Breeders' Cup Coming Back To Churchill Downs