Breeders’ Cup Trivia and Fun Facts

Started in 1984 as a single day event, the Breeders’ Cup was founded with to create a year-end championship for North American Thoroughbred racing. Additionally, the organizers sought to attract the top horses from Europe and other parts of the world.

From its beginnings as a one day, 7-race event, today the Breeders’ Cup is a two-day, $28 million spectacle. The 13-race series draws the best horses, trainers, and owners from around the world. The Breeders’ Cup has earned a reputation as the culmination of the thoroughbred-racing season. The final race of the event, the Breeders’ Cup Classic, often is the deciding factor in “Horse of the Year” award selection.

Below are links to a series of posts related to the Breeders’ Cup Championships. Find discussions on who the fastest horse to ever run in a Breeders’ Cup race was, what the best Breeders’ Cup Classic bet of all-time was, and much more!


What was the Best Breeders’ Cup Classic Bet of All Time?


Being asked “what was the best Breeders’ Cup Classic bet” is a bit like being asked what was the best baseball home run ever… Read the full post here.

By Adam Spradling | October 24th, 2017


Who Was the Fastest Breeders’ Cup Horse of All-Time?


The Breeders’ Cup has every year brought the best horses in North America and often Europe. What happens there usually decides who the best horse is in its division… Read the full post here.

By Adam Spradling | October 24th, 2017