Breeders’ Cup planners suffered Kentucky Derby envy. Or perhaps Kentucky Derby intimidation is a better diagnosis. That’s why it took five years to bring the Cup to Churchill Downs.
You can fit 45 Thoroughbreds on a DC-8. But horses crossing an ocean to race in the Breeders’ Cup have more legroom than some of the fans who flew into Louisville this week.
Here’s a strong field of facts and figures to help Derby-centric race fans better understand the international ins and outs of the Breeders’ Cup.
It's this weekend. What do you know about it?
A rundown of this weekend's races.
Food, drink and event suggestions from local experts
A quick rundown of the major events going on during Breeders' Cup weekend away from the track
Follow Louisville.com, our Twitter feed and our Facebook Fan Page for the latest news on the Breeders' Cup, both the races and the parties.
Breeders' Cup World Championships? Yes, we have an app for that. Want to watch all 14 championship races live, get race records for each contender, and get important information regarding Churchill Downs, including seat/facility maps, post times, and local weather?
While the Breeders' Cup is less than a month away, Churchill Downs has released the design for next May's Run for the Roses.
Local news for Oct. 8, 2010
Someone who's never planned an event larger than a cocktail party gives advice on how to host a music festival that makes a profit (or at least loses less than $5 million)