Churchill Downs & Breeders’ Cup

Rosie Napravnik - Winners' Circle

Untapable Wins Rosie Retires

It's been an amazing year for owner Ron Winchell, trainer Steve Asmussen, and jockey Rosie Napravnik who also rode Untapable to a win in the Kentucky Oaks earlier this year.  Rosie told a reporter after the race, "you don't know how much this means to me," and we ... [Continue Reading]

Breeders' Cup Classic Gate copyright Breeders' Cup Ltd.

Breeders’ Cup Picks: Distaff Chalky, Classic Can Light Toteboard

The 31st running of the Breeders’ Cup is here and it is time to hit the betting windows or fire up the online wagering account and make some cash. More than $160 million will be wagered on the two-day championship event at Santa Anita on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, and I ... [Continue Reading]

Insider On-Track Derby Weekend Tip #11

Experience Matters – Big Race Day Insider Tips

Experience Matters – Across the Board – On Any Big Race Day – At Any Track!  With Elizabeth Rapaport's Insider Tips you will breeze through the two exciting days of The Breeders' Cup and will be sure to have a fabulous memorable time at this ... [Continue Reading]

Arroyo Chop House

Breeders’ Cup Dining

All the particulars on race days and tips for the BIG RACE DAY will be coming up, but meanwhile, let’s talk food! (Marshmallows are their own food group, right?) Of course LA is a mecca for foodies…you’ll find everything From California cuisine and ... [Continue Reading]

Tap Room - Langham

Chandeliers to Lucha VaVoom

Arcadia is  practically in LA--close to Hollywood and all that jazz, but take advantage of a golden opportunity to experience some of the oldest, coolest parts of "Tinsel Town" while you're in LA for The Breeders' Cup.   When they opened Santa Anita in 1934, ... [Continue Reading]

You Should See This!

Breeders' Cup Santa Anita

Breeders’ Cup Lowdown

Whether you’re going to Santa Anita, catching a simulcast at another venue, or partying at home with friends, here’s the lowdown on the schedule and broadcasts so you don’t miss a minute of Breeders’ Cup excitement. If you didn’t find a nearby simulcast venue in’s Watch & Wager post, here’s a link from Breeders’ Cup to help you… Continue Reading

Churchill Downs Box Giveaway

Box Giveaways!

BOX GIVEAWAY NEWS! is giving away two more boxes and they’re great ones. The first one is  for this Saturday, November 1st and not only will you have a great seat for live racing, but you’ll be sitting pretty for The Breeders’ Cup Classic simulcast on The Big Board. Woo Hoo!! The second box is  for… Continue Reading

Breeders' Cup Winners

Breeders’ Cup – Watch & Wager Wherever You Are

Well, almost.  Racing fans are all over the country and not everyone can make it to Santa Anita to be part of The Breeders’ Cup excitement.  But there are racetracks across the country where you can watch and wager on this thrilling international Thoroughbred Racing event.   Whether you’re in Kentucky, Maryland, Arizona–even Canada there are plenty of options for Breeders’ Cup… Continue Reading

Breeders' Cup Style

New Outfit!

Ok…you’re going to The  Breeders’ Cup and of course you’ll want to stand out in the crowd.  With an international throng of  ladies and gents you’ll need to be on your game and wants you to look your best. We’ve made a few suggestions for finding that spectacular, show-stopping hat…Now you must have a fantastic New Outfit! Breeders’… Continue Reading

In The Know

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Five Good Reasons Not to Miss the Breeders’ Cup

An all-star cast is assembling at Santa Anita for the 31st running of the Breeders’ Cup, which consists of 13 Grade 1 races with $26 million in purses up for grabs along with Horse of the Year honors hanging in the balance.   The best horses, ... [Continue Reading]

Croque Monsieur

Start with a Good Breakfast!

  What better way to start your day than a good breakfast?! Want something traditional? Something new and different?  Hearty, light, vegan or simply scrumptious…we’ve got just the thing. Let’s start with traditional and ... [Continue Reading]

Churchill Downs - Fall Meet Opens

Bar Belle: Opening Day at the Downs

Sure spring has its pros — warming weather, blooming dogwoods and Derby — but there's something about this time of year at the track that is simply breathtaking. Churchill Downs welcomed race fans yesterday to its 125th Fall Meet, and I was among the happy ... [Continue Reading]

Welcome Bar Belle

Welcome to The Bar Belle

A BIG welcome to our newest contributor, The Bar Belle.  And our fun meter just went over the top!  Louisville journalist Sara Havens, aka The Bar Belle has been writing a popular column providing reasons to drink, reviews of new bars and ... [Continue Reading]