Breeders’ Cup: Drosselmeyer Wins Classic; Goldikova Third In Mile

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

Goldikova, Uncle Mo Among Breeders’ Cup Headliners

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

Zenyatta Loses By A Nose

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.

Breeders' Cup Coming Back To Churchill Downs

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