Whither the Breeders’ Cup?

A year ago in this issue, I undertook to describe the state of North American racing in the years leading up to the inaugural Breeders’ Cup in 1984, as well as its true genesis.

But what about its evolution since then, and its future?

Although it’s hard to imagine racing now without it, to a great extent the Breeders’ Cup as we know it today mirrors and embellishes both its flaws and its sporting greatness.

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THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN - NORTH AMERICAN TRAINER - ISSUE 26

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Author: Alan F. Balch