US RACING: Mongolian Groom euthanized after receiving injury in Breeders’ Cup Classic

Mongolian Groom, who suffered what an on-call veterinarian called a "serious" injury in the stretch of the Breeders’ Cup Classic, was euthanized later, the Breeders' Cup announced Saturday night. The statement, in full: "Mongolian Groom sustained an injury in the Breeders’ Cup Classic today and was immediately attended to by an expert team of veterinarians, led […]

US RACING: Vino Rosso wins BC Classic, horse injured

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Vino Rosso has won the US$6 million Classic by 4 1/4 lengths at the Breeders' Cup, where a long-shot horse was eased up in the stretch with a leg injury. Mongolian Groom, a 15-1 shot, was part of the early pace in the 1 1/4-mile race that capped the two-day world […]

Iridessa gives Joseph O'Brien landmark Breeders' Cup win

ARCADIA, United States (AFP) - Iridessa held off Vasilika by a neck to win the US$2 million Filly & Mare Turf at Santa Anita on Saturday to make Ireland's Joseph O'Brien the youngest trainer ever to saddle a Breeders' Cup winner. Longshot Mirth raced to an early lead with Vasiliska in second and Iridessa, who […]

US RACING: Spun to Run the winner of the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

ARCADIA, United States (AFP) - Spun to Run surprised in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on Saturday at Santa Anita, holding off favoured Omaha Beach as South Korean raider Blue Chipper hit the board in third. Trainer Juan Carlos Guerrero notched his first Breeders' Cup win in just his second start as 9-1 shot Spun […]

US RACING: Blue Prize stuns Midnight Bisou in Breeders' Cup Distaff

ARCADIA, United States (AFP) - Blue Prize won the US$2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff on Saturday at Santa Anita to end even-money favourite Midnight Bisou's perfect season. Midnight Bisou was gunning for an eighth win in eight starts in a 2019 campaign that started back in January. Instead it was Blue Prize, giving trainer Ignacio […]

US RACING: Mitole takes home the Breeders' Cup Sprint

ARCADIA, United States (AFP) - Mitole lived up to his billing in the US$2 million Breeders' Cup Sprint at Santa Anita on Saturday, capping a dominant career in which he never finished off the board. Trained by Steve Asmussen and ridden by Ricardo Santana, Mitole was tipped as the horse to beat in the six-furlong […]

US RACING: Uni wins Breeders' Cup Mile

ARCADIA, United States (AFP) - Uni won the Breeders' Cup Mile on Saturday as horses trained by Chad Brown finished first and third in the US$2 million race on the turf track at Santa Anita. Brown, whose odds-on favourite Sistercharlie was denied in the Filly & Mare Turf, came through with five-year-old mare Uni, who […]

US RACING: Bricks and Mortar victorious in Breeders' Cup Turf

ARCADIA, United States (AFP) - Bricks and Mortar triumphed in the US$4 million Turf Saturday, edging United by a head in a rousing finish at Santa Anita that gave trainer Chad Brown a 15th Breeders' Cup winner. Brown collected his third win of this year's 14-race, US$28 million Breeders' Cup programme and tied Bob Baffert […]

Prince Charles gains redemption for apprentice Reyan Lewis, trainer Anthony Nunes

KINGSTON, Jamaica – After losing via the stewards’ room with Adonis earlier on the day, the combination of apprentice Reyan Lewis and trainer Anthony Nunes gained some redemption when Prince Charles finished with gusto to win the 10th race at The Park. The event, a Restricted Stakes for three-year-olds - non-winners of four over five […]

Reggae Gone Grammy returns in style to take the Flossie McNeil Memorial Cup

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Under a calm and confident ride from Dane Dawkins, Reggae Gone Grammy returned to the track in a winning mood after a four-month break to take the feature event – the Flossie McNeil Memorial Cup just moments ago at Caymanas Park. Reggae Gone Grammy trained by Fitznahum Williams won a Restricted Allowance […]