Has the Breeders’ Cup Become Detrimental to Racing?
“It’s a list of Breeders’ Cup winners — literally,” lamented Pugh in her YouTube production. “If you won a Breeders’ Cup, you got nominated.
But therein lies the rub, according to Ms. Pugh and others. Some horses did not have a good season to go along with their BC success — horses like Ria Antonia, for example.
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How else would one explain Orb being on the list of Eclipse nominees?