Rhododendron Seeks Repeat Win in Prix de l’Opera Longines

Rhododendron breaks from the starting gate in the 2017 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf - Photo by Michael McInally/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup Fans of international horse racing are well aware that the first Sunday in October is the date of the much-anticipated Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) at Longchamp, the most prestigious race in Europe and—perhaps—the entire world. The Arc is a great attraction in and of itself, but for North American racing fans with an eye [...]

Alpha Centauri Seeks “Win and You’re In” Berth to Breeders’ Cup Mile

Will Alpha Centauri secure a "Win and You're In" berth to the Breeders' Cup Mile at Churchill Downs ? - Coady Photography First, she defeated fellow three-year-old fillies with complete authority. Then, she dismissed old rivals with equal disdain. Now, on Sunday, the budding superstar filly #10 Alpha Centauri will attempt to defeat older males in the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques le Marois (Fr-I) at Deauville racecourse in France. At first, it sounds like a challenging [...]