The Breeders’ Cup is recognized as the world’s richest and most important day in racing. And in 2007 at Monmouth Park the Breeders’ Cup expanded its importance by adding three more races making two programs for the first time. Eleven $1,000,000 (or more) races &Eight Grade I races make this yearly event the envy of any other weekend of racing on the planet. Every race is an important part of winning divisional honors for horses, owners and trainers. That’s why every year the best talent in the entire world gathers to witness this spectacular event. The quality of racing on this day has produced some of the most memorable scenes in racing history. From Sunday Silence beating Easy Goer in the Breeders’ Cup Classic to Personal Ensign’s winning performance in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, the sport’s richest day is always full of drama, history and record setting performances. To see the results and highlights from recent installments of Breeders’ Cup day just click on the logos below.
Breeders’ Cup Distaff
One and One Eighth Miles – Main Track
For Fillies and Mares, Three-Year-Olds and Upward. Northern Hemisphere-Three Year-Olds, 120 lbs.; Older, 123 lbs.; Southern Hemisphere-Three-Year-Olds, 115 lbs.; Older 123 lbs. $20,000 to pre-enter, $20,000 to enter, with guaranteed $2 million purse including nominator awards (plus Net Supplementary Fees, if any), of which 52% of all monies to the owner of the winner, 20% to second, 12% to third, 5.6% to fourth and 2% to fifth; plus stallion nominator awards of 2.6% of all monies to the winner, 1% to second and 0.6% to third and foal nominator awards of 2.6% of all monies to the winner, 1% to second and 0.6% to third.
Breeders’ Cup Record: 1:46:0, Inside Information (4) 123 lbs.; October 28, 1995 (Belmont Park)