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5 Things We Know Heading into the Breeders' Cup Classic 2018

October 16, 2018 By Evan Chronis

With the Breeders' Cup® prep races wrapped up and the field for the Classic getting clearer by the day, we're as close as ever to getting a full vision of what this year's race could look like. 

As the competition starts to train for the track at Churchill Downs®, we're looking at some of the biggest stories heading into the Breeders' Cup Classic 2018. 

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Breeders' Cup Classic 2018 Win & You're In Final Update

October 02, 2018 By Evan Chronis

The Breeders' Cup Classic 2018 field is becoming clearer thanks to the Win & You're In series! This series consists of races from around the world and presents the rare opportunity for a horse to punch its ticket to the Breeders' Cup World Championships® with an automatic and free entry. With all seven races to determine free spots in the Classic now concluded, let's take a look at the two...

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Breeders' Cup Classic 2018 Odds: Accelerate on Top

September 19, 2018 By Evan Chronis

With the Breeders' Cup Classic a little over a month away, the excitement about who will cross the finish line first at Churchill Downs® on November 3 is increasing. The field of potential entrants into the classic is getting smaller as we head towards knowing the official roster of racers,  and the official betting odds are becoming closer to what we'll see on race day. 

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Breeders' Cup Festival Week Schedule of Events

September 04, 2018 By Evan Chronis

The Breeders' Cup® isn't just celebrated on Friday and Saturday, it's a week-long event! The city of Louisville has put together the Breeders' Cup Festival Week to celebrate the Breeders' Cup World Championships® coming to Churchill Downs!

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Accelerate Qualifies for the 2018 Breeders' Cup Classic

August 21, 2018 By Evan Chronis

The Breeders' Cup® 2018 is the last big race of the calendar year, the Breeders' Cup Challenge series is coming to its conclusion! The series consists of races from around the world and presents the rare opportunity for a horse to punch its ticket to the Breeders' Cup World Championships® with an automatic and free entry. So far, five horses have earned their place in the Breeders' Cup...

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Santa Anita, Keeneland, and Del Mar Announced as Next Breeders' Cup Venues

August 20, 2018 By Evan Chronis

With the Breeders' Cup® headed to Churchill Downs® in November, we're already looking forward to the hosting sites for the two-day World Championships for the next three years.

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Can Diversify Win the Breeders' Cup® Classic?

August 09, 2018 By Evan Chronis

With the Breeders' Cup® 2018 only two months away, the Breeders' Cup® Challenge series is hitting its peak! The series consists of races from around the world and presents the unique opportunity for a horse to punch its ticket to the Breeders' Cup World Championships® with an automatic and free entry. So far, four horses have earned their place in the Breeders' Cup® Classic, with four spots...

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Who Has Qualified for the Breeders' Cup® Classic So Far?

August 02, 2018 By Evan Chronis

With the Breeders' Cup® 2018 quickly approaching in November, the Breeders' Cup® Challenge series is heating up! The series consists of races from around the world and presents the unique opportunity for a horse to punch its ticket to the Breeders' Cup World Championships® with an automatic and free entry. So far, three horses have earned their place in the Breeders' Cup® Classic, with four...

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Your Race-by-Race Breakdown for the 2018 Breeders' Cup

July 25, 2018 By Evan Chronis

While it sometimes gets lost in the shuffle due to the unabashed hype surrounding the Triple Crown™, the Breeders' Cup World Championships® is held by many to be the biggest thoroughbred racing event of the calendar year. With the Classic holding one of the highest pursues in the sport, the event carries a significance and importance unlike most. 

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Why You Should Go to Breeders' Cup® 2018

July 11, 2018 By Evan Chronis

The horse racing season is coming to a thunderous conclusion at Churchill Downs® this year with the Breeders' Cup® 2018! Coined the "World Championships" of Thoroughbred racing by those in charge of the event, the Breeders' Cup is youngest of the "Grand Slam of Thoroughbred Racing," which also includes the Kentucky Derby®, Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. 

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About the Bloggers

Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.