Breeders' Cup

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JOCKEYS UP!

Video courtesy of Animal Planet. [brightcove videoid="9472367001"] You KNOW a show is going to be good when the trailer and the show opens with Daft Punk's Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger . (Though it... Read More

The Skip Trip

First it was Holy Bull’s rampage in 1994 and then the reign of Cigar. No chronicle of the mid-to-late ‘90s would be complete without recognizing Skip Away’s career, which football pundits would call smash... Read More

Cup Cuts - by Dan Liebman

The first Breeders’ Cup was held at Hollywood Park Nov. 10, 1984. But in January of that year, long before the first event day, nominators began receiving checks from another of the fledgling organization... Read More

Have Another Cigar

Because our first Cigar experience brought numerous and passionate comments, we’re going to light up another one. To fully appreciate the fire that burned inside Cigar, we have to go back to when he was... Read More

Share Your Memories

A foal of 1980 by Icecapade, out of Bushel-n-Peck, Wild Again arrived at Three Chimneys in December of 1991 as part of the dissolution of Calumet Farm. At that point, he had three crops of racing age.... Read More

Debunking the Myths

The Europeans whipped our butts in the Breeders’ Cup and are superior to American horses: Winning 5 of 14 races does not constitute a butt-whipping. Granted, winning five of the 10 races in which they... Read More

Staying in Touch

Being in the industry for a year and a half now, there is one thing I know. We need to engage younger people and bring in more fans to this wonderful sport. Though I feel the Breeders' Cup fell short in... Read More

Saturday Picks, Part 1

Marathon Earlier in the week I was leaning towards Delightful Kiss , who enters in good form and has consecutive grade III wins over synthetic surfaces. His bullet work at Golden Gate Oct. 12 confirms... Read More

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