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Saturday, May 18, 2024

Prestige and Riches On the Line at Breeders Cup

  • The Breeders Cup offers the largest U.S. prize pool in horse racing.
  • The race, which begins on Friday, takes place amid concerns about equine safety.
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The Breeders Cup, which begins on Friday, offers the largest U.S. prize pool in horse racing. The signature race at the tournament carries a prize of $6 million, but millions more will be won throughout the weekend. Fanduel TV’s Dave Weaver joins us to discuss the race and the state of horse racing amid concerns about equine safety.

Plus, we hear from barrier-breaking racing legend Lyn St. James, who was among the first women to break through in the racing world and has continued to advocate for women in a male-dominated sport.

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