2012 Breeders’ Cup

2012 Breeders’ Cup selection show

Breeders’ Cup weekend is here, and the TCI Boys make & define their selections in all 15 championship races in this fast-paced pick show. Who do we like and why? Give us 10 minutes of your time to find out. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries preview

Jon & Joel take a first look at the 180 Pre-Entries for next week’s 15 Breeders’ Cup championship races. Now just a week away, they discuss expectations, story lines and contenders in many of the biggest races on tap. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Preview

A week out from Pre-Entries, Jon & Joel focus on some turf divisions in this year’s Breeders’ Cup that they believe North American contenders will hold an upper hand over their foreign counterparts, and do some film study on key final preps to show you why. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup final preps recap

The TCI Boys recap the final major weekend of Breeders’ Cup preps and tell you which contenders they think are moving in the right direction as top contenders next month. They also break down the 2-year-olds and who will be the future stars to watch in the Juvenile and Juvenile Fillies. Read More...

Major Breeders’ Cup preps at Keeneland & Santa Anita

The TCI Boys dig into another huge weekend of major Breeders’ Cup preps from coast-to-coast, including the opening of the Keeneland Fall meet which hosts a number of important preps. They also take a deeper look into this year’s 2-year-old crop and tell you the ones they feel will “make the grade” in the Breeders’ […] Read More...

Super Saturday recap

Jon & Joel compare the results of major Breeders’ Cup preps from coast-to-coast on “Super Saturday”, identifying the key preps and separating the contenders from the pretenders. With most of the Breeders’ Cup Classic preps now in the books, who are the Top 5 names with a chance of taking down the featured $5 million […] Read More...

Super Saturday Prep Preview

The TCI Boys breakdown Super Saturday — a critical day of major preps in California and New York that will undoubtedly have huge implications on this year’s Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita. Does the strength among North American contenders lie on the West Coast or East Coast this year? We’ll tell you what we think. Read More...

Cotillion, Pennsylvania Derby and Gallant Bob preview

Jon & Joel unveil the new TCI set as the Breeders’ Cup moves into full Final Prep mode with only 6 weeks left until the championship event at Santa Anita. They break down a replay of Wise Dan’s dominant win in the Woodbine Mile and tell you what it means for his chances in this […] Read More...

Woodbine Mile preview

Jon & Joel discuss the Top 5 debutantes in the country leading up to what is an intriguing Breeders’ Cup division in 2012 — the Juvenile Fillies. The boys also recap leading female sprinter Groupie Doll’s big comeback last weekend, and take a look at the potential impact this Sunday’s Woodbine Mile will have on […] Read More...

Masters & Super Derby preview

The TCI Boys go on location to Keeneland on the heels of next week’s world-renowned September yearling sale. They discuss key races that are sure to have Breeders’ Cup implications, and catch up with Taylor Made Sales’ Mark Taylor to talk about the wide-ranging impact the upcoming sale has on the Thoroughbred horse racing industry. Read More...

Woodward & Forego preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
The TCI Boys discuss an action-packed Labor Day weekend full of key graded stakes that are sure to have major Breeders’ Cup implications, including the Woodward (G1), Forego (G1) and multiple graded stakes for up-and-coming 2-year-olds. Read More...

Travers & Pacific Classic weekend preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
The TCI Boys go on location to WinStar Farm where they visited Elliott Walden and exchanged views on a power-packed weekend in Thoroughbred racing, including the prestigious Travers S. (G1) and Pacific Classic (G1). They also tackle the topics regarding the recent retirements among this year’s star 3-year-olds, including WinStar’s own Bodemeister. See what Elliott […] Read More...

Arlington Million & Alabama Stakes preview

Jon & Joel wrap up the 2-year-old stakes action from last weekend and preview the all-important Arlington Million Day program Saturday in Chicago, featuring a trio of key Grade 1s on the turf that are sure to have major Breeders’ Cup implications. Ed DeRosa is on location at Arlington to give his impressions, and the […] Read More...

Saratoga Special and Adirondack Stakes preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
It’s “Baby Talk” time with the TCI Boys. Now that the Saratoga and Del Mar meets are well underway, they discuss the best 2-year-olds that have been revealed so far in 2012, and break down Sunday’s Saratoga Special (G2) and Adirondack (G2) for juveniles at Saratoga. Read More...

Whitney, Vanderbilt & Clement Hirsch preview

The TCI Boys go on the clock to discuss the all-important Whitney (G1), Vanderbilt (G1) and Clement Hirsch (G1) this weekend from Saratoga to Del Mar, as well as talk about the potential impact of each race on the Breeders’ Cup picture. They also tackle the topic of Hansen’s Tail-Gate Part 2 in West Virginia. Read More...

Haskell, Jim Dandy and Bing Crosby recap

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
Jon & Joel talk to Zayat Stables’ Justin Zayat about Paynter’s huge breakthrough win in the Haskell (G1), as well as analyze 3-year-old performances from both the Haskell and Jim Dandy (G2). Read More...

Haskell and Jim Dandy preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
The TCI Boys talk about the impact of this weekend’s Haskell Invitational (G1) and Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) on the 3-year-old division moving into the second half of the season. Read More...

Delaware Cap, CCA Oaks & Eddie Read preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
The TCI boys go on the clock for a fast-paced look at the CCA Oaks (G1), Del Cap (G2) and Eddie Read (G1), which include such stars as Royal Delta and Acclamation in action. Who’s vulnerable Saturday? Joel & Ed also Tackle the Topics on Champion 3-Year-Old, as well as the most likely Breeders’ Cup […] Read More...

A Gleam, Delaware Oaks & Greenwood Cup recap

Jon & Joel recap the weekend stakes action and tell you which winners are likely to have the biggest impact on this year’s Breeders’ Cup. Fresh off the Princess Rooney (G1) and A Gleam (G2), they also launch a TCI Top 5 for the Filly & Mare Sprint division. Read More...

A Gleam, Man o’ War, & Delaware Oaks preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
Joel & Ed tackle the A Gleam H. (G2), a “Win and You’re In” for the Filly & Mare Sprint that will be contested Saturday at Hollywood Park. The guys also take a look at the importance of the Man o’ War S. (G1) in this year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) division, and the lucrative […] Read More...

Hollywood Gold Cup, Suburban & Summit of Speed recap

Joel & Ed break down last Saturday’s Suburban and Hollywood Gold Cup to determine the top older males in the Classic division, as well as discuss the best sprinters exiting the Summit of Speed card at Calder. Read More...

Hollywood Gold Cup, Suburban, & Summit of Speed preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
The TCI boys & Brisnet’s Ed DeRosa move to a new format designed to provide a fast-paced preview of the weekend’s major Breeders’ Cup prep action. Joel and Ed go “On The Clock” to banter about the Hollywood Gold Cup, Suburban H. and Calder’s Summit of Speed. Read More...

Triple Bend and Shoemaker Mile recap

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
After the Triple Bend and on the heels of the Smile Sprint, the TCI boys opine on the Top 5 Sprinters in North America in the always-intriguing Breeders’ Cup Sprint division. They also recap the Shoemaker Mile, the lone “Win And You’re In” race of the weekend, and tell you what sort of impact to […] Read More...

Shoemaker Mile and Triple Bend preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
Jon & Joel rank the top 3yo fillies for the Ladies’ Classic following the Mother Goose and Hollywood Oaks, and they preview the Shoemaker Mile – a Win and You’re In for the BC Mile – and Triple Bend at Hollywood, as well as appearances by Hansen and Successful Dan in Iowa. Read More...

Stephen Foster Recap

2012 Breeders' Cup | 2 years ago
Jon and Joel “Go Purple” with the set to transition into Breeders’ Cup mode. They discuss the impact of the Grade 1 Stephen Foster on the older male division, and preview this weekend’s Grade 1 Mother Goose for 3-year-old fillies. Read More...

Stephen Foster H. Preview

2012 Breeders' Cup | 3 years ago
Jon and Joel transition to Breeders’ Cup, which officially starts this Saturday with the first “Win and You’re In” race of the year – and it’s a dandy. The Grade 1 Stephen Foster H. at Churchill has shaped up to be the best race for older horses so far in 2012. Read More...