Breeders' Cup announced May 10 that all five of its races for 2-year-olds will be offered on the first day of the two-day event beginning with this year's edition at Churchill Downs Nov. 2-3.
In conjunction with the LaFleur’s lottery conference in Washington D.C. next week, EquiLottery will be sponsoring a cocktail reception May 15 for attendees with contributions going to benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
Japan's string of six straight weekly grade 1 races continues May 13 with the Victoria Mile for fillies and mares at Tokyo, featuring the winner of the 2017 Yushun Himba ( Japanese Oaks, G1), Soul Stirring (JPN).
Calumet Farm's one-eyed fan favorite Patch will make his 4-year-old debut at Belmont Park May 12 in the sixth race, an allowance for 4-year-olds and older at 1 1/16 miles on the main track.
Like the previous race for each, trainer Linda Rice will send out an accomplished frontrunner in Sounds Delicious and an accomplished closer in Holiday Disguise in the $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap (G3) May 12 at Belmont Park.