Before a crowd of 65,143, Mike Smith and Drosselmeyer won the $5,000,000 Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Classic. The race concluded two days of Breeders' Cup Championship races held at Churchill Downs.
The Breeders' Cup is this Friday and Saturday at Churchill Downs—and, as official media partners of horse racing's world championship, so too is Louisville.com.Here's a rundown of Louisville.com's coverage of the horses and races. (For info on the celebs and parties, check out "Breeders' Cup...
Brown horse, age 6Sire: Tale of the CatDam: Chipeta Springs (by Alydar)Trainer: Christophe ClementOwner: Castelton LyonsJockey: R DominguezColor of Silks: Dark green; black stripe on sleevesLifetime Earnings: $6,049,800Lifetime Stats: 28 starts 12 wins
Brown colt; age 3Sire: BernardiniDam: Pilfer (Deputy Minister)Trainer: William MottOwner: Live Oak PlantationJockey: Jose LezcanoColor of Silks: White; redo dots; black sleeves; red capLifetime Earnings: $996,340Lifetime Stats: 9 starts 5 wins 1 seconds
Dark brown colt, age 3Sire: BernardiniDam: Marozia (Storm Bird)Trainer: Todd PletcherOwner: Repole StableJockey: J. CastellanoColor of Silks: Royal blue, orange circled 'rLifetime Earnings: $1,475,000Lifetime Stats: 11 starts 4 wins 3 seconds
Bay horse, age 5Sire: High Chaparral (IRE)Dam: Triassic (NZ)Trainer: Aidan O'BrienOwner: Derrick Smith, Mrs John Magnier Michael TJockey: Ryan MooreColor of Silks: Purple; white seams; purple capLifetime Earnings: $7,587,549Lifetime Stats: 19 12 wins 4 seconds
Breeders' Cup is this Friday and Saturday. And, as with Derby, along with the big races comes big fun.(For info on the races, check out "Breeders' Cup coverage live from Churchill Downs: The horses and races.")
This article appeared in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
This article appeared in the November 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.Print this .pdf and bring it with you to the track for tips on where to watch and wager.
This article appeared in the November 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.Churchill Downs hosted its first Breeders’ Cup in 1988, and this month it’s back in Louisville for the eighth time (and second year in a row). So we’ve created a quiz to determine whether...
Jocktails kicked off Breeders' Cup 2011 festivities by raising $3,018 for the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund at Prime Lounge Tuesday night.Celebrity jockeys Julien Leparoux, John Velazquez, Robby Albarado, Rajiv Maragh and James Graham worked the bar, pouring Breeders' Cup specialty cocktails...
Continuing with its tradition of being the official party location for seemingly every big to-do in Louisville, tonight Prime Lounge is hosting Jocktails, a celebrity jockey bartending event that benefits the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund.Jockey bartenders slated to work bar include Julien...
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