Breeders' Cup 2017 at Del Mar Thoroughbred ClubWith the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series complete, it’s nearly time for the main show, and the field is close to set for most of the races.

As always, there will an impressive depth of quality thoroughbreds in all of this year’s races. The probable field for each race boasts a “who’s who” of the world’s elite trainers, ownership groups, jockeys, and thoroughbreds.

Below is a breakdown of probable starters and stats for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Championship races:


Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Hemp Hemp HurrayRamsey Kenneth L And Sarah KWesley A Wardn/a
Snapper SinclairBloom Racing StableSteven M Asmussenn/a
EncumberedReddam Racing LlcCallaghan Simonn/a
SeabhacDonegal RacingTodd Pletchern/a
Untamed DomainWest Point ThoroughbredsGraham H. MotionSummer Stakes
Catholic BoyRobert V LapentaThomas Jonathann/a
Tap DaddyWinchell Thoroughbreds LlcSteven M Asmussenn/a
BeckfordNewtown Anner Stud Farm LtdElliott Gordonn/a
FlameawayJohn C OxleyMark E CasseDixiana Bourbon Stakes
James GarfieldW J And T C O GredleyGeorge Scottn/a
RajasingheRebel RacingRichard Spencern/a
Sioux NationMichael Tabor & Derrick Smith & Mrs JohnA P O'Brienn/a
Tip Two WinMrs Anne CrowleyRoger Tealn/a
U S Navy FlagDerrick Smith & Mrs John MagnierA P O'Brienn/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
AccelerateHronis Racing LlcJohn W Sadlern/a
Mor SpiritMichael Lund PetersenBob BaffertMetropolitan Handicap
Sharp AztecaIvan RodriguezJorge Navarron/a
Iron FistWhispering Oaks Farm LlcSteven M Asmussenn/a
Midnight StormA Venneri Racing Inc And Little Red FeatPhillip D'Amaton/a
Practical JokeKlaravich Stables Inc And Lawrence WilliChad C Brownn/a
Awesome SlewLive Oak PlantationMark E Cassen/a
CupidTabor Michael B Magnier Mrs John And SmiBob Baffertn/a
Giant ExpectationsExline- Border Racing Llc Gatto Racing LPeter EurtonPat O'Brien Stakes
Battle of MidwayDon Alberto Stable And Winstar Farm LlcJerry Hollendorfern/a
Gato Del OroJ K Racing Stable Llc And Chandler BruceRichard Baltasn/a
ColonelsdarktemperAnthony J Foyt JrWilliam H Firesn/a
Win the SpaceKretz Racing LlcGeorge Papaprodromoun/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Rushing FallE Five Racing ThoroughbredsChad C BrownJP Morgan Chase Jessamine Stakes
FairylandTabor Michael B Magnier Mrs John And SmiWesley Wardn/a
Best PerformanceWest Point Thoroughbreds Tango Uniform RChristophe Clementn/a
Ultima DFor The PeopleWesley Wardn/a
Capla TemptressTeam Valor InternationalMarco BottiNatalma Stakes
OrbolutionStarladies RacingTodd Pletchern/a
Significant FormStephanie Seymour BrantChad C Brownn/a
Terra's AngelEvans Johnny B And Eoff Terryn/a
Dixie MoonFitzhenry Sean And DorothyDallas E Keenn/a
ClemmieMichael Tabor & Derrick Smith & Mrs JohnA P O'Brienn/a
DancingLive Oak PlantationMark E Cassen/a
HappilyDerrick Smith & Mrs John MagnierA P O'BrienMoyglare Stud Stakes
MadelineSheikh Mohammed Obaid Al MaktoumRoger Variann/a
Nyaleti3 BatterhamsandareayMark Johnstonn/a
Take Me With YouPhoenix Thoroughbred LimitedJeremy Nosedan/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Distaff for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
ElateClaiborne Farm And Dilschneider Adele BWilliam I Mottn/a
Stellar WindHronis Racing LlcJohn W SadlerClement L. Hirsch Handicap
It Tiz WellTommy Town Thoroughbreds LlcJerry Hollendorfern/a
FaithfullyHill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings IncBob Baffertn/a
Forever UnbridledCharles E FipkeDallas StewartFleur de Lis Handicap; Personal Ensign H.
Abel TasmanChina Horse Club International LtdBob Baffertn/a
Champagne RoomAlesiachristensenciaglia RacingllcexlinePeter Eurtonn/a
MopotismReddam Racing LlcDoug F O'Neilln/a
Paradise WoodsSarkowsky Steven Wygod Martin JRichard E MandellaZenyatta Stakes
Romantic VisionG Watts Humphrey JrGeorge R Arnold IIJuddmonte Spinster Stakes
Roly PolyMichael Tabor Derrick Smith Mrs John MagA P O'Brienn/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
SeparationofpowersKlaravich Stables IncChad C BrownFrizette Stakes
Blonde BomberArindelStanley I Goldn/a
Heavenly LoveDebby M OxleyMark E CasseDarley Alcibiades Stakes
Moonshine MemoriesBridlewood Farm Magnier Mrs John Smith DSimon CallaghanChandelier Stakes
Wonder GadotGary BarberMark E Cassen/a
Gio GameJohn C OxleyMark E Cassen/a
Alluring StarBaoma CorporationBob Baffertn/a
Piedi BianchiNice Guys Stables Bick Jack And OringerDoug F O'Neilln/a
Princess WarriorEvan and Matthew TrommerKenneth G McPeekn/a
Lady IvankaDubb Michael Bethlehem Stables Llc ImperRudy R RodriguezSpinaway Stakes

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Queen's TrustCheveley Park StudStouten/a
Lady EliSheep Pond PartnersChad C Brownn/a
QuiduraGestuet FaehrhofH. Graham Motionn/a
GoodyearforrosesAbbondanza Racing Llc And Medallion RacingRichard Baltasn/a
CambodiaWinter Quarter FarmThomas F Proctorn/a
Kitten's RoarRamsey Kenneth L And Sarah KMichael J Makern/a
AvengeRamona S Bass LlcRichard E MandellaRodeo Drive Stakes
DacitaSheep Pond Partners And Bradley ThoroughChad C BrownBeverly D. Stakes
DickinsonGodolphin Racing LlcKiaran P McLaughlinn/a
War FlagAllen Stable IncClaude R McGaughey IIIFlower Bowl Invitational Stakes
ZipessaEmpyrean StablesMichael StidhamFirst Lady Stakes
Grand JeteJuddmonte Farms IncChad C Brownn/a
NezwaahSheikh Ahmed Al MaktoumRoger Variann/a
Roly PolyMichael Tabor & Derrick SmithA P O'Brienn/a
HydrangeaDerrick Smith & Mrs John MagnierA P O'BrienThe Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes
Birdie GoldCouetJuan Suarez VillarroelGran Premio Pamplona
RhododendronMrs John Magnier & Michael TaborA P O'BrienLongines Prix de L'Opera
UsheretteGodolphin SncFabrean/a
WuheidaGodolphin LlcCharles Applebyn/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup TwinSpires Sprint for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Imperial HintRaymond MamoneLuis Carvajal, Jr.Smile Sprint Handicap
TakafulShadwell StableKiaran P McLaughlinVosburgh Invitational Stakes
El DealAl And Michelle Crawford RacingJorge Navarron/a
DrefongBaoma CorporationBob Baffertn/a
Roy HRockingham Ranch And Bernsen David APeter MillerSanta Anita Sprint Championship
American PastimeMowrey Mike And Woods GaryRobert B Hess, Jr.n/a
Ransom the MoonAgave Racing Stable And Wilke JeffryPhillip D'AmatoBing Crosby Stakes
Stallwalkin' DudeJacobson David And Head Of Plains PartnersDavid Jacobsonn/a
WhitmoreLapenta Robert V Southern Springs StableRon MoquettStoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes
Awesome BannerJacks Or Better Farm IncKenneth Deckern/a
Mind Your BiscuitsJ Stables Llc Head Of Plains Partners LlcChad SummersBelmont Sprint Championship

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Holding GoldLive Oak PlantationMark E Cassen/a
Disco PartnerPatricia A GenerazioChristophe Clementn/a
Lady AureliaStonestreet Stables Llc & Peter LeidelWesley A Wardn/a
BuccheroIronhorse Racing Stable LlcTim Glyshawn/a
HogyMichael M HuiMichael J Makern/a
Pure SensationPatricia A GenerazioChristophe Clementn/a
Rainbow HeirNew FarmJason Servisn/a
Washington DCMrs John Magnier & Michael TaborA P O'Brienn/a
Big HandsomeTeam D Head Of Plains Partners LlcAnthony W Dutrown/a
Stormy LiberalGary HartunianPeter Millern/a
White FlagRobert S EvansChristophe Clementn/a
Mongolian SaturdayMongolian StableEbenish Ganbatn/a
Master MerionDay Vivienne And Rose Kate VWesley A Wardn/a
Intelligence CrossMrs John Magnier & Michael TaborA P O'Brienn/a
Caspian PrinceStephen LouchTony Coylen/a
Duke of FirenzeAdlam Damary-Thompson Wilson GriffithsWilson Griffithsn/a
MarshaElite Racing ClubSir M PrescottCoolmore Nunthorpe Stakes

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Bolt d'OroRuis Racing LlcMick RuisFrontRunner Stakes
Firenze FireMr Amore StableJason ServisFoxwoods Champagne Stakes
Good MagicE Five Racing Thoroughbreds And StonestrChad C Brownn/a
SolominiZayat Stables LlcBob Baffertn/a
The TabulatorCarolyn WilsonLarry RivelliIroquois Stakes
Free Drop BillyAlbaugh Family Stables LlcDale L RomansClaiborne Breeders' Futurity
Hollywood StarAlbaugh Family Stables LlcDale L Romansn/a
BravazoCalumet FarmWayne D. Lukasn/a
Run AwayKaleem Shah IncSimon Callaghann/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Turf for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Bullards AlleySpalding Wayne And Mccubbins FaronTim Glyshawn/a
UlyssesFlaxman Stables Ire & Cheveley Park StudStouteJuddmonte International Stakes
Bigger PictureThree Diamonds FarmMichael J Makern/a
Seventh HeavenDerrick Smith & Mrs John MagnierA P O'Brienn/a
Oscar NominatedRamsey Kenneth L And Sarah KMichael J Makern/a
Beach PatrolCovello James Sheep Pond PartnersChad C BrownArlington Million, Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational
IdahoMichael Tabor & Derrick SmithA P O'Brienn/a
Highland ReelDerrick Smith & Mrs John MagnierA P O'Brienn/a
Sadler's JoyWoodslane FarmThomas AlbertraniSword Dancer Invitational Stakes
Fanciful AngelDubb Head Of Plains Partners Llc MadaketChad C Brownn/a
ItsinthepostRed Baron's Barn LlcJeff Mullinsn/a
Oscar PerformanceAmerman Racing LlcBrian A Lynchn/a
Frank ConversationReddam Racing LlcDoug F O'Neilln/a
HuntMichael HousePhillip D'AmatoDel Mar Handicap Presented by the Japan Racing Association
Decorated KnightSaleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al SagarRoger CharltonQIPCO Irish Champion Stakes
FrontiersmanGodolphinCharlie Applebyn/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Finley'sluckycharmCarl R Moore Management LlcBret W CalhounThoroughbred Club of America Stakes
Unique BellaDon Alberto StableJerry Hollendorfern/a
By the MoonJay Em Ess StableMichelle NevinBallerina Stakes
Skye DiamondsAllen Racing Llc Bloom Racing Llc AckerWilliam Spawrn/a
Carina MiaThree Chimneys FarmChad C Brownn/a
Ami's MesaIvan DalosJosie Carrolln/a
ConstellationLnj FoxwoodsJerry Hollendorfern/a
Highway StarBroman Sr Chester And MaryRodrigo A Ubillon/a
PaulassilverliningJuddmonte Farms IncChad C Brownn/a
Finest CitySeltzer ThoroughbredsIan Kruljacn/a
Curlin's ApprovalAlter's Racing Stable Inc And BridlewoodHappy AlterPrincess Rooney Handicap
Shenandoah QueenHronis Racing LlcJohn W Sadlern/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Mile for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
SuedoisTurner George And Clipper LogisticsDavid O'MearaShadwell Turf Mile Stakes
World ApprovalLive Oak PlantationMark E CasseRicoh Woodbine Mile
Ballagh RocksDonegal RacingWilliam I Mottn/a
OmSareen Family TrustDan L Hendricksn/a
YoshidaWinstar Farm China Horse Club InternationalWilliam I Mottn/a
Annals of TimeKlaravich Stables Inc And Lawrence WilliamChad C Brownn/a
DivisideroGunpowder Farms LlcWilliam B Bradleyn/a
Bal a BaliCalumet FarmRichard E MandellaShoemaker Mile
BlackjackcatKirkwood Al And Saundra SMark Glattn/a
Mr. RoaryKretz Racing LlcGeorge Papaprodromoun/a
Lancaster BomberTabor Michael B Magnier Mrs JohnAidan P O'Brienn/a
Home of The BraveGodolphinHugo Palmern/a
KararAl Shaqab RacingGraffardn/a
Decorated KnightSaleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al SagarRoger Charltonn/a
RibchesterGodolphinRichard Faheyn/a
So BelovedThoroughbred British RacingDavid O'Mearan/a
ZelzalAl Shaqab RacingRougetn/a

Visit our comprehensive race page for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Classic for historical race results, history, handicapping previews and more.

Horse NameOwnerTrainerChallenge Series Wins
Gun RunnerWinchell Thoroughbreds And Three ChimneySteven M AsmussenThe Whitney Stakes; Stephen Foster H. Stakes
Keen IceDonegal Racing And Calumet FarmTodd Pletchern/a
CollectedSpeedway Stable LlcBob BaffertTVG Pacific Classic
DiversifyEvans Lauren And Evans Ralph MRichard A Violette, Jr.Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational
West CoastWest Gary And MaryBob Baffertn/a
ArrogateJuddmonte Farms IncBob Baffertn/a
GunneveraMargothAntonio Sanon/a
MubtaahijSheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al MaktoumBob BaffertAwesome Again Stakes
PavelReddam Racing LlcDoug F O'Neilln/a
CupidTabor Michael B Magnier Mrs JohnBob Baffertn/a
Win the SpaceKretz Racing LlcGeorge Papaprodromoun/a
War DecreeAndrew Rosen Mrs John Magnier MichaelA P O'Brienn/a