1. Sports
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://horseracing.about.com/od/historypastresults/a/aabcwinners.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

Breeders' Cup World Championship Race Winners

Classic and Distaff

By

Tiznow 2-time winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic

Tiznow is the only horse so far to win the Breeders' Cup Classic twice (2000 and 2001)

© Cindy Pierson Dulay
Updated October 08, 2013

Each year is listed with the winner, his or her age, jockey, trainer, owner, and running time.

Breeders' Cup Classic Winners

One of the original 7 races first run in 1984, it is 1 1/4 miles on the main track.

2012 - Fort Larned, 4yo, Brian Hernandez Jr., Ian Wilkes, Janis Whitham, 2:00.11
2011 - Drosselmeyer, 4yo, Mike Smith, Bill Mott, WinStar Farm, 2:04.27
2010 - Blame, 4yo, Garrett Gomez, Al Stall Jr., Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider, 2:02.28
2009 - Zenyatta, 5yo, Mike Smith, John Shirreffs, Ann & Jerry Moss, 2:00.62
2008 - Raven's Pass, 3yo, Frankie Dettori, John Gosden, HRH Princess Haya of Jordan/Darley, 1:59.27
2007 - Curlin, 3yo, Robby Albarado, Steve Asmussen, Stonestreet Stables et al., 2:00.59
2006 - Invasor, 4yo, Fernando Jara, Kiaran McLaughlin, Shadwell Racing, 2:02.18
2005 - Saint Liam, 5yo, Jerry Bailey, Richard Dutrow, Jr., M/M William K. Warren, Jr., 2:01.49
2004 - Ghostzapper, 4yo, Javier Castellano, Robert J. Frankel, Stronach Stables, 1:59.02
2003 - Pleasantly Perfect, 5yo, Alex Solis, Richard Mandella, Diamond A Racing Corp., 1:59.88
2002 - Volponi, 4yo, Jose Santos, Phillip G. Johnson, Amherst & Spruce Pond Stables, 2:01.39
2001 - Tiznow, 4yo, Chris McCarron, Jay M. Robbins, Cee's Stables, 2:00.62
2000 - Tiznow, 3yo, Chris McCarron, Jay M. Robbins, Cooper & Straub-Rubens, 2:00.75
1999 - Cat Thief, 3yo, Pat Day, D. Wayne Lukas, Overbrook Farm, 1:59.52
1998 - Awesome Again, 4yo, Pat Day, Patrick B. Byrne, Stronach Stables, 2:02.16
1997 - Skip Away, 4yo, Mike E. Smith, Sonny Hine, Carolyn Hine, 1:59.16
1996 - Alphabet Soup, 5yo, Chris McCarron, David Hofmans, Ridder Thoroughbred Stable, 2:01.00
1995 - Cigar, 5yo, Jerry Bailey, William I. Mott, Allen E. Paulson, 1:59.58
1994 - Concern, 3yo, Jerry Bailey, Richard W. Small, Robert E. Meyerhoff, 2:02.41
1993 - Arcangues, 5yo, Jerry Bailey, Andre Fabre, Daniel Wildenstein, 2:00.83
1992 - A.P. Indy, 3yo, Ed Delahoussaye, Neil Drysdale, Tsurumaki/Farish/Kilroy/Goodman, 2:00.20
1991 - Black Tie Affair, 5yo, Jerry Bailey, Ernie T. Poulos, Jeffrey Sullivan, 2:02.95
1990 - Unbridled, 3yo, Pat Day, Carl Nafzger, Frances A. Genter, 2:02.20
1989 - Sunday Silence, 3yo, Chris McCarron, Charlie Whittingham, H-G-W Partners, 2:00.20
1988 - Alysheba, 4yo, Chris McCarron, Jack Van Berg, Dorothy & Pamela Scharbauer, 2:04.80
1987 - Ferdinand, 4yo, Bill Shoemaker, Charlie Whittingham, Elizabeth A. Keck, 2:01.40
1986 - Skywalker, 4yo, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Michael Whittingham, Oak Cliff Stables, 2:00.40
1985 - Proud Truth, 3yo, Jorge Velasquez, John M. Veitch, Darby Dan Farm, 2:00.80
1984 - Wild Again, 4yo, Pat Day, Vincent Timphony, Black Chip Stable, 2:03.40

Breeders' Cup Distaff Winners

One of the original 7 races first run in 1984, it is 1 1/8 miles on the main track except 1984-1987 when it was 1 1/4 miles. Run as the Ladies Classic 2008-2012.

2012 - Royal Delta, 4yo, Mike Smith, Bill Mott, Besilu Stable, 1:48.80
2011 - Royal Delta, 3yo, Jose Lezcano, Bill Mott, Palides Investments, 1:50.78
2010 - Unrivaled Belle, 4yo, Kent Desormeaux, Bill Mott, Gary Seidler & Peter Vegso, 1:50.04
2009 - Life is Sweet, 4yo, Garrett Gomez, John Shirreffs, Pam & Martin Wygod, 1:48.58
2008 - Zenyatta, 4yo, Mike E. Smith, John Shirreffs, Ann & Jerry Moss, 1:46.85
2007 - Ginger Punch, 4yo, Rafael Bejarano, Robert J. Frankel, Stronach Stables, 1:50.11
2006 - Round Pond, 4yo, Edgar Prado, Michael R. Matz, Fox Hill Farm, 1:50.50
2005 - Pleasant Home, 4yo, Cornelio Velasquez, C. R. McGaughey III, Ogden Mills Phipps, 1:48.34
2004 - Ashado, 3yo, John Velazquez, Todd Pletcher, Starlight Stables et al., 1:48.26
2003 - Adoration, 4yo, Pat Valenzuela, David Hofmans, Amerman Racing, 1:49.17
2002 - Azeri, 4yo, Mike E. Smith, Laura de Seroux, Allen E. Paulson, 1:48.64
2001 - Unbridled Elaine, 3yo, Pat Day, Dallas Stewart, Roger J. Devenport, 1:49.21
2000 - Spain, 3yo, Victor Espinoza, D. Wayne Lukas, The Thoroughbred Corp., 1:47.66
1999 - Beautiful Pleasure, 4yo, Jorge F. Chavez, John T. Ward, Jr., John C. Oxley, 1:47.56
1998 - Escena, 5yo, Gary Stevens, William I. Mott, Allen E. Paulson, 1:49.89
1997 - Ajina, 3yo, Mike E. Smith, William I. Mott, Allen E. Paulson, 1:47.20
1996 - Jewel Princess, 4yo, Corey Nakatani, Wallace Dollase, M & R Stephen/TTC, 1:48.40
1995 - Inside Information, 4yo, Mike E. Smith, C. R. McGaughey III, Ogden Mills Phipps, 1:46.15
1994 - One Dreamer, 6yo, Gary Stevens, Thomas F. Proctor, Glen Hill Farm, 1:50.79
1993 - Hollywood Wildcat, 3yo, Ed Delahoussaye, Neil Drysdale, Irving & Marjorie Cowan, 1:48.35
1992 - Paseana(Arg.), 5yo, Chris McCarron, Ron McAnally, Sidney H. Craig, 1:48.17
1991 - Dance Smartly, 3yo, Pat Day, James E. Day, Sam-Son Farm, 1:50.95
1990 - Bayakoa(Arg.), 6yo, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Ron McAnally, Janis & Frank Whitham, 1:49.20
1989 - Bayakoa(Arg.), 5yo, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Ron McAnally, Janis & Frank Whitham, 1:47.40
1988 - Personal Ensign, 4yo, Randy Romero, C. R. McGaughey III, Ogden Phipps, 1:52.00
1987 - Sacahuista, 3yo, Randy Romero, D. Wayne Lukas, B. A. Beal & L. R. French, Jr., 2:02.80
1986 - Lady's Secret, 4yo, Pat Day, D. Wayne Lukas, Eugene V. Klein, 2:01.20
1985 - Life's Magic, 4yo, Angel Cordero, Jr., D. Wayne Lukas, Mel Hatley/Eugene V. Klein, 2:02.00
1984 - Princess Rooney, 4yo, Ed Delahoussaye, Neil Drysdale, Paula J. Tucker, 2:02.40

Past Breeders' Cup Results and Photos:
  1. About.com
  2. Sports
  3. Horse Racing
  4. Breeders Cup
  5. History & Past Results
  6. Breeders' Cup World Championship Race Winners

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.