Horse Racing News
Authentic's track-record time in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Keeneland has been updated to 1:59.60 after a review of multiple sources and camera angles.
Maximum Security, disqualified after crossing the finish line first in the 2019 Kentucky Derby, has been retired to stud.
Authentic, winner of the Kentucky Derby and Breeders' Cup Classic, will stand at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, next year for a breeding fee of $75,000.
Authentic, the Kentucky Derby champion and Preakness runner-up, won a 2¼-length victory over Improbable at the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Posted 11/7/20 7:27 PM by
Order of Australia, a 73-1 longshot who was in the race following a scratch and with a substitute rider aboard, won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile on Saturday.
Posted 11/7/20 2:50 PM by
Absolutely Aiden has been euthanized following an injury suffered in a chain-reaction incident that toppled several riders about 200 yards short of the finish in the $150,000 Lafayette Stakes on Saturday.
Essential Quality took charge in the stretch to overtake 94-1 long shot Hot Rod Charlie and win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile by three-quarters of a length.
Posted 11/4/20 1:19 PM by
Two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert, who has had multiple horses test positive for medication violations, is taking steps to "do better,'' including hiring outside oversight.
Improbable is the 5-2 favorite for the Breeders' Cup, ahead of Tiz the Law (3-1) and Maximum Security (7-2).
Here's ESPN's look at this year's Melbourne Cup field, with one of Australia's best form analysts, Deane Lester, giving his thoughts on why each horse is there and whether they're in the running.