Breeders' Cup Challenge Win and You're in

Ten Happy Rose Springs Upset in Victoria, Secures Berth to Breeders' Cup

In a wild upset of the G1 Victoria Mile on Sunday at Tokyo Racecourse, Ten Happy Rose (Jpn) (Epiphaneia {Jpn}) rocketed home late to secure her first win at the highest level and an automatic berth into the GI Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf at eye-popping 208-1 odds. Having finished sixth in her most recent appearance on track in the G2 Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba S. Apr. 6 and seventh before that Feb. 17 when trying the G3 Kyoto Himba S., her last time in the...

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Heartwarming Journey for Carson's Run's Connections Continues in Woodbine's WAYI Summer

Breeders' Cup winner Cody's Wish (Curlin) may be the sport's poster boy for feel-good racing stories, but there's another waiting in the wings as West Point Thoroughbreds and Steven Bouchey's own touching story about Carson's Run (c, 2, Cupid-Hot N Hectic, by Henny Hughes) keeps improving. The 2-year-old colt may be headed to the Breeders' Cup himself after capturing Saturday's GI Bet365 Summer S. at Woodbine, a "Win and You're In" event offering the winner a free berth into the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita Nov. 3....

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Frankie Makes It Eight In The Jacques le Marois On Frankel's Inspiral

It had to happen and thankfully it did. Frankie's final ride at Deauville was one for the memory store on Sunday, as one of the world's finest of all time engineered a super-smooth eighth victory in the G1 Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Jacques le Marois out of Cheveley Park Stud's Rolls Royce Inspiral (GB) (Frankel {GB}--Starscope {GB}, by Selkirk). Showing why he is and has been so prominent in his trade for so long, the Italian judged the pace set by Big Rock (Fr) (Rock Of Gibraltar {Ire}) to...

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Adare Manor Takes Fourth Straight with Clement L. Hirsch Win

Adare Manor (f, 4, Uncle Mo--Brooklynsway, by Giant Gizmo), a big, rangy daughter of her Breeders' Cup-winning sire, made it four in a row and a first Grade I with a facile win in the $400,000 GI Clement L. Hirsch S. at Del Mar Saturday. The filly will likely attempt to win a Breeders' Cup of her own as the "Win and You're In" Hirsch offers a fees-paid berth to the GI Distaff, which will be held at Santa Anita in November. When the field broke in the Hirsch, it...

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Keeneland Fall Tickets on Sale Aug. 15

Tickets for Keeneland's upcoming Fall Meet will go on sale to the public Aug. 15 at 9 a.m. All tickets must be pre-purchased via Keeneland's official online ticket office at The meet will run from Oct. 6-28. Keeneland will award $9.05 million in purse money--a record for any racing season at the track--for 22 stakes. The meet's richest race is the $1-million GI Coolmore Turf Mile during the track's signature opening Fall Stars Weekend. Eight stakes that weekend are part of the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series: Win and You're...

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Breeders' Cup Television Schedule For Challenge Series Races Released

The 2023 'Breeders' Cup Challenge Series: Win and You're In' television schedule, consisting of six live programs across NBC, CNBC and FOX, was released by the Breeders' Cup Thursday. "We are delighted to continue our strong partnership with NBC, who have helped showcase the Breeders' Cup to millions of fans over the past decade," said Drew Fleming, President and CEO of Breeders' Cup Limited. "I am also pleased we will expand our reach this summer through our new initiative with FOX and NYRA. As we seek to bring the most...

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Breeders' Cup Offers 80 'Win and You're In' Races in '23

Breeders' Cup Ltd issued a rundown of the 2023 Breeders' Cup Challenge Series: Win and You're In schedule, which consists of 80 races in 11 countries. Each winner will receive automatic qualifying positions, with fees paid, into a corresponding race in the 2023 Breeders' Cup World Championships. Horses from around the globe will qualify through the Win and You're In program, now in its 16th year, for the 40th running of the World Championships. Consisting of 14 Grade I races and purses and awards totaling $31 million, this year's Championships...

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Argentina's Belleza De Arteaga Breeders' Cup Bound

On Monday, Chos Malal's Belleza de Arteaga (Arg) (Cosmic Trigger {Arg}) captured the G1 Gran Premio Criadores at Hipodromo de Palermo by a head and earned an automatic starting position in the $2 million GI Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff through the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series: Win and You're In. Trained by Roberto Pellegatta and ridden by William Pereyra, Belleza de Arteaga improved her record to 11 wins in 22 starts and covered the 1 1/4 miles in 1:58.97 over a fast track. Following the race Malal confirmed that the 5-year-old...

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