Although the 20th anniversary of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships was held in what is usually celebrity central, the hot and smoky weather seemed to keep most of the celebs indoors. Here are a few movie/TV stars and racing celebrities that I caught at Santa Anita. To the right is trainer Richard Mandella who was certainly the racing celebrity of the day with four winners, a new Breeders' Cup record.
Writer, producer, and director of SeabiscuitGary Ross
Emmy award winning actor Martin Sheen, currently starring in West Wing on NBC
Breeders' Cup Friday Works - It was a smokey morning at Santa Anita as a huge cloud of smoke from the wildfires raging to the east of town. Here are photos and details for 18 of the Breeders' Cup contenders who were on the track today. NEW!
Breeders' Cup Thursday Works - It was another busy morning at Santa Anita with lots of horses on the track. Here are photos and details for 21 of the Breeders' Cup contenders. NEW!
Breeders' Cup Wednesday Works - Even more horses were on the track Wednesday morning at Santa Anita as many of the European horses cleared quarantine. Here are photos and details for 20 of the Breeders' Cup contenders. NEW!
Breeders' Cup Tuesday Works - Lots of horses were on the track Tuesday morning at Santa Anita. Here are photos and details for 11 of the Breeders' Cup contenders. NEW!
The Breeders' Cup Championship Day - The official page for the Breeders' Cup championship races. Just about anything you need to know about it: results, video clips, and race calls for past years, and eventually nominations, entries, and results. New Flash section for this year's running now available.
Free past performances for all the races from Equibase and Breeders' Cup. Click each race for the link to its file.