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The first Breeders’ Cup ever took place in 1984, seven races worth no less than $1-MILLION. Featuring two turf races and five on dirt, highlighted by the Classic.

 

Breeders’ Cup History

 

The first Breeders’ Cup ever took place in 1984, seven races worth no less than $1-MILLION. Featuring two turf races and five on dirt, highlighted by the Classic.

 

Over the years, various tracks have played host including Santa Anita, Churchill Downs, Del Mar and Keeneland.

 

Moreover, thoroughbred racing's most legendary have consistently been attracted to the fierce but fair competition:

 

Ferdinand

 

Alysheba

 

Personal Ensign

 

Miesque

 

Sunday Silence

 

Easy Goer

 

Bayakoa

 
Arazi
 
 
Arcangues
 
Cigar

 

Lure

 

Da Hoss

 

Tiznow

 

Goldikova

 
Zenyatta
 

Blame

 

Beholder

 

American Pharoah

 

The Breeders’ Cup expanded to two days of racing in 2007, providing even more opportunities to see just how the best in the world match up.

 
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