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Mornings With Gun Runner

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Steve Haskin reflects on his time spent with Gun Runner at Saratoga.

Quality on Offer at Fasig-Tipton November Sale

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
It's impossible to traverse the barn area of the Fasig-Tipton November sale without feeling a sense of awe with the broodmares, racehorses, and well-bred weanlings that will be offered during the Nov. 6 sale in Lexington that begins at 4 p.m. ET.

Lady Aurelia 'Absolutely' Racing in 2018

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Trainer Wesley Ward said Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel's dual group 1 winner Lady Aurelia came out of her 10th-place finish in the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) "good."

Songbird, Tepin Top Fasig-Tipton Hips to Watch List

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
The list of horses to watch during the Fasig-Tipton November sale reads like a Who's Who of recent top North American distaffers, headed by champions Songbird and Tepin.

Avery Island Spurts Away in Nashua Stakes

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Godolphin homebred Avery Island recovered from being bumped at the start and kicked clear in the deep stretch to secure a win in the $200,000 Nashua Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 5.

Lady Eli Withdrawn From Keeneland November Sale

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Lady Eli, who sustained cuts to her legs in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1T) Nov. 4 at Del Mar, was withdrawn from the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 5.

Grade 1 Winner Cupid Retired From Racing

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Two days after his last-place run in the Las Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1), Coolmore's Cupid has been retired from racing, trainer Bob Baffert said Nov. 5 at Del Mar.

Breeders' Cup Sunday Wrap

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Claire Novak recaps what's next for Breeders' Cup Classic contenders Gun Runner, West Coast and Collected. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

Kentucky-Bound Classic Winner Gun Runner in Good Order

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner will head to Three Chimneys Farm Nov. 6 for some post-race downtime, and will be available for inspection before he returns to training with Steve Asmussen in New Orleans.

2017 Breeders’ Cup Saturday

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies, Filly & Mare Turf, TwinSpires Sprint, Turf Sprint, Sentient Jet Juvenile, Longines Turf, Filly & Mare Sprint, Mile and Classic and more.

Breeders' Cup Handle Rises at Del Mar

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Del Mar reported an on-track wagering total of $25,181,317 for two days of Breeders' Cup races, the highest for the event that expanded from one day to two in 2007.

Breeders' Cup Saturday Wrap

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Claire Novak recaps Breeders' Cup Saturday at Del Mar, including Gun Runners' dramatic victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1). Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm

Gun Runner Adds Shine to Candy Ride's Sterling Career

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Gun Runner's commanding performance in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) Nov. 4 puts an exclamation mark on the already sterling performance record of his sire Candy Ride, who has stood at Lane's End since 2009.

Farrell Back to Winning Ways in Chilukki Stakes

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Coffee Pot Stables homebred Farrell returned to her winning ways Nov. 4 in Churchill Downs' $200,000 Chilukki Stakes (G2), leading most of the way to win by a length.

Gun Runner Untouchable in Breeders' Cup Classic

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Gun Runner hadn't won at 1 1/4 miles yet. He got no breaks with a hot pace and Collected pressing him all the way. He took it all and put everyone away in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1).

Talismanic Surprises in Breeders' Cup Turf

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
British-bred Talismanic, a 4-year-old Godolphin homebred son of Medaglia d'Oro, rallied to win the Turf over Beach Patrol.

Good Magic Takes Down Bolt d'Oro in Juvenile

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Bolt d'Oro became the latest in a string of heavy favorites to go down in defeat during the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup card, when the multiple grade 1 winner finished third behind Good Magic in the $2 million Sentient Jet Juvenile (G1).

World Approval All Class in Breeders' Cup Mile Win

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
It took trainer Mark Casse 21 starts to get the Northern Afleet gelding at a mile on grass, but that move put the gray into another stratosphere.

Fasig-Tipton Buzzing Over Breeders' Cup Friday Results

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
As buyers and consignors went about the business of inspecting and showing horses that will be offered at the Fasig-Tipton November sale, there was a buzz over the events at Del Mar during the first day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

Roy H Continues Big Day for Connections in Sprint

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:40
Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen's 5-year-old More Than Ready gelding ran down Imperial Hint with determined strides to claim the $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1).