Keeping Up with the Breeders’ Cup
By The Editors
Now that Breeders’ Cup 2010 is in the books, you can watch all the replays at Hello Race Fans!
Are you already suffering from Breeders’ Cup information overload? We can help!
We’ve compiled a list of resources to help you keep up with the barrage of information.
At Raceday 360 / Hello Race Fans!
Here’s what we’ve put together to help make your Breeders’ Cup a little more manageable.
Here are our most popular Breeders’ Cup related tags the Wire:
Raceday 360 Wire > Blame
Raceday 360 Wire > Breeders’ Cup
Raceday 360 Wire > Goldikova
Raceday 360 Wire > Handicapping
Raceday 360 Wire > Workouts
Raceday 360 Wire > Zenyatta
Replays and results chart from Friday new
At Hello Race Fans! we’ve added a Breeders’ Cup section to our links section that includes all the major resources. We’ve also done a Ten Things You Should Know about the Breeders’ Cup as a series and the Ladies Classic. This week we’ll publish one on the Classic. We’ve also done a little data mining to uncover to uncover some Turf Trends and do a bit of myth busting about the dominance of European invaders.
Here’s what we’ve found helpful elsewhere.
Post Positions & Morning Line Odds – complete list of the fields
Race and TV Schedules – the time and channel for each race.
Official Stats and Bios – background information on the owners, trainers, jockeys and breeders representing all pre-entries.
Replays of 2010 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races – replays of the official Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races.
@BreedersCup360 – reports about all the goings on at Churchill Downs.
Horse Racing Nation BC Dashboard – each race has its own page with probable starters, recent replays and stats about it takes to win the race.
Thoroughbred Times in a Flash – a useful combination of on site reporting and Q&A. Help drive their coverage, ask a question!
Breeders’ Cup 360 > Pre-Entries – handy reference of pre-entries, also available for download as a pdf.
Breeders’ Cup iPhone App – a handy, information rich application including news, replays of challenge races and live video of the races!
TVG “The Works” – daily show covering contenders as they work, in addition to TVG the show will be broadcast on by FSN Prime Ticket, MASN and MSG Plus, check your local listings!
A few things to look forward in the coming days.
Live Streaming of Races – the Breeders’ Cup will stream the all races live at their site and host a live chat. new
@HRFattheTrack – we’ll bring you our usual mix of handicapping and observations on both days of racing.
@helloracefans – several of the HRF Crew will be at the Breeders’ Cup. What will we encounter? Hopefully some winning tickets, good times and the ability to say “I was there when…”, and we’ll share it all with you!
We’ll update this post as we encounter other interesting/useful resources.
All the serious contenders in the Breeders Cup Classic are descended from Mr. Prospector: Zenyatta, Lookin at Lucky, Quality Road and Blame; as well as First Dude and Haynesfield.
Has anyone picked up on that? And what does that say about the industry’s reliance on an ever shrinking gene pool to produce tomorrow’s GSWs?
Thanks for pointing that out Carter, it was easy to overlook amidst all the hoopla.