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Lava Man Will Lead TVG Pacific Classic Post Parade

Lava Man Winning 2006 Pacific Classic Lava Man, the rags to riches gelding who ran his way into the Hall of Fame and in “retirement” has become a mentor to young horses as a stable...

Joe's Word: Track Renovation

Van Dyke Eyes Fast, Fresh Start Following Midwest Sojourn

Drayden Van Dyke Jockey Drayden Van Dyke wasn’t gone from the Southern California racing circuit all that long. Only a few months, from late March to early July, when the 26-year-old from Louisville went back...

Joe's Word: Opening Day

Breeders' Cup to Utilize 100 Percent of Seated Capacity for 2021 World Championships at Del Mar Racetrack

Seating Information and Ticket Pricing Available Now on BreedersCup.com Ahead of July 16 On-Sale Date

Santa Anita, Del Mar Join Forces as Lucrative 'Ship & Win' Program Expands to May & June at the Great Race Place

Santa Anita Park and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club have joined forces to expand upon Del Mar’s popular “Ship & Win” program, as out-of-state horses who make their first California-based starts in May and June...

Tickets for the 2021 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar to Go On Sale Friday, July 16

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 4, 2021) - Breeders’ Cup announced tickets for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 16, at Noon ET /...

2021 Breeders' Cup Challenge Series Features 84 Races in 10 Countries, Awarding Automatic Starting Positions into World Championships at Del Mar

Record Nine “Win and You’re In” Berths into Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 20, 2021) - The Breeders' Cup announced its 2021 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series schedule consisting of 84 automatic qualifying stakes...

Breeders' Cup Prohibiting Lasix in Challenge Series Races; Only Awarding Qualifying Points for Lasix-Free Graded Stakes Races

As 2021 kicks off with stakes races being run without Lasix at the leading racetracks and Thoroughbred racing events across the country, including the 2021 World Championships, Breeders’ Cup is pleased to announce that this...

Jockey J.C. Diaz Tests Positive; Will Isolate per COVID Protocols

J.C. Diaz © Benoit Photo Jockey Jean (J.C.) Diaz, Jr. has tested positive for the coronavirus but is asymptomatic and began self isolation at his Los Angeles area apartment Friday. As part of Del Mar’s...