As I count down the hours before departing for the Horse Racing Capital of the World and the 2011 Breeders’ Cup, I am pleased to bring you The Morning Line edition of this year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.
Imagine today’s world class thoroughbreds meeting up together on one random weekend in the Fall where they are allowed to enter into 1 of 15 races that are specifically designed for their respective division. Sounds brilliant, right? Now picture this, each race carries a purse of at least $500k, the richest of which is a whopping $5 Million. But it only keeps getting better. This World Championship affair attracts thoroughbreds, trainers, owners and fans from around the globe. This means that this event is for one specific division above all the rest: Only the Best. Welcome to the Breeders’ Cup! (more…)