April 23, 2018

Top 7 international turf stories of 2017

December 30, 2017 3

As a follow-up to my colleagues’ year-in-review pieces in the Brisnet.com Features section, I’d like to offer my Top 7 international stories of 2017. I’m restricting myself to developments on the international turf, or else […]

Top 5 Horse Racing Upsets of 2017

December 18, 2017 0

First, some ground rules: There are two ways to consider a race “an upset”: 1. Who won, and 2. Who lost. In making this list, I considered not only the winner but also the beaten […]

Lady Eli out of Keeneland November

November 5, 2017 0

Turf star Lady Eli, who was scheduled to sell at Keeneland November on Wednesday, has reportedly been withdrawn after sustaining cuts in Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1). Sent off as the 3-2 […]

Approval topples the World in Breeders’ Cup Mile

November 4, 2017 0

Eleven years after half-brother Miesque’s Approval upset the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) at Churchill Downs, World Approval dispatched an international cast in Saturday’s $1,840,000 renewal of the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Del Mar. Unlike his […]

Battle of Midway edges Sharp Azteca in Dirt Mile

November 3, 2017 0

DEL MAR, Calif. — Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) delivered the drama horse racing fans come to expect from the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, with Battle of Midway eventually prevailing over pacesetter […]

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