Latest Breeders' Cup World Championships News

Breeders' Cup adds $1 million to Classic and Turf purses, raising totals to $33 million

Mar. 12, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Breeders' Cup has added $1 million each to purses for its marquee Classic and Turf races, raising the totals to more than $33 million for this fall's 41st season-ending championships. The purse for the 1 1/4-mile Classic is now $7 million while the 1...

New York sets a timeline for the Belmont Park project that is set to be completed in 2026

Mar. 05, 2024 11:39 AM EST

Renovations to Belmont Park are expected to pave the way for the racetrack to host the Belmont Stakes in June 2026. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday unveiled a construction timeline that includes the $455 million project being fully completed by fall of that year, which could...