Tag Archives: Breeders Cup Classic

A Phenomenal Horse

By Bill Finley Most people figured this would be the year of a super horse. They were right and they were wrong. Super horse? Yes. Just not the one we thought. Words like “greatness” and “superstar” are thrown around too … Continue reading

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Just Classic

By John Boyce First run 33 years ago, the GI Breeders’ Cup Classic has become the race that the American breeding industry has come to rely on as the most likely to produce a top-class sire. Its distance of 10 … Continue reading

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Deck of Top Horses Getting Shuffled for 2018

By T. D. Thornton The Week in Review, by T.D. Thornton We’re now approaching the 10-day mark to the Breeders’ Cup, but off-track news pertaining to 2018 plans for some of the sport’s top horses percolated to the top of … Continue reading

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Classic Empire Retired to Coolmore’s Ashford Stud

Classic Empire (Pioneerof the Nile-Sambuca Classica, by Cat Thief), champion 2-year-old colt of 2016, has been retired from racing and will stand at Coolmore America’s Ashford Stud in 2018, it was announced Wednesday. A two-time Grade I winner at two, … Continue reading

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