Posts Tagged ‘Blame’

Breeders’ Cup Repeat Winners Prove a Rarity

by Greg Melikov

posted on October 16, 2012 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Repeat winners are few and far between in Breeders’ Cup races. There have been only 10 repeat winners in the same race during the past 28 world championships.   Goldikova attempted to become the first horse in history to win four consecutive BC Mile races, but finished third last year. Most of the repeat scores […]

Breeders’ Cup Repeats Few and Far Between

by Greg Melikov

posted on October 27, 2011 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

Repeat winners are exceptional in Breeders’ Cup races. Most rare is one fabulous thoroughbred aiming to break her record of three straight victories in the BC Mile next month. Goldikova should have an edge returning to Churchill Downs, where she defeated Gio Ponti by 1 ¾ lengths last time. A fourpeat for the 6-year-old exactly […]

2011 Early Predictions

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 30, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

The beginning of the holiday season gets me in the mood to start thinking about the new year. I can’t help it, but when the year winds down, it does leave many to start the guesswork. I have spoken to media folks who did not want to be quoted, as they have no real base. It is […]

Nothing To Blame

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 8, 2010 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

The Breeders’ Cup Classic held so much energy, that it would be hard to tell you about it if you weren’t on hand. I was watching the ballgame at home one night, and a pal of mine told me it was just so different at the game as he taped the game, and watched it […]

Breeders’ Cup Spotlight Shines on Two Females

by Greg Melikov

posted on October 28, 2010 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

It’s no longer a male’s world in the Breeders’ Cup as two of the most important races at Churchill Downs puts the spotlight on mares aiming to stage repeat performances. There have been only eight repeat winners in the same BC race during the past 26 world championships. Five came in the 21st Century: Tiznow, […]

Something To Think About

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 16, 2010 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

How about this for an off the wall idea? You don’t have to win your last effort prepping for the Breeders’ Cup. Now, the babies and the turfers may be outside of the loop. But, the tried and true runners that will be facing Churchill Downs’ deep sandy oval may be coming along just fine […]

Blame, Rail Trip Go for the Gold at Belmont

by Greg Melikov

posted on September 30, 2010 in General Discussion, Other Events | No Comments >>

The 93rd Jockey Club Gold Cup could be a two-horse race on Saturday, as two millionaires clash in the Grade 1 at Belmont in a key prep for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 6. Blame, with more than $1.5 million in the bank, is gunning for his sixth straight stakes victory, after defeating Quality […]