05/11/2022. International Horse Racing World, BREEDERS’ CUP CLASSIC (USA): Flightline lives up to hype as he destroys Breeders’ Cup Classic rivals – Relive The Magic
By James Burn
Saturday: Breeders’ Cup Classic
Flightline, officially the world’s best Flat horse and mentioned in the same breath as some of the sport’s legends, showed just why that hype might be well placed when he romped home in the Breeders’ Cup Classic.
A perfect five from five going into the prestigious Grade 1, which was sponsored by Longines and worth $6 million, Flightline started as the 2-5 favourite against a deep field, but did not come off the bridle, producing an awesome performance.
Olympiad ran on for second, while Taiba was third, but the race was about only horse. (by Racing Post).
Flightlight Takes Classic For the Ages
The much-hyped Flightline (c, 4, Tapit–Feathered, by Indian Charlie) went off at 2-5 Saturday and looked the part as he drew off to an imposing 7 3/4-length victory in the GI Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic… [To read this entire TDN News Story, click here.]
The 2022 Breeders’ Cup has come and gone and we couldn’t have done it without your support. To our fans, owners, breeders, nominators, trainers, jockeys, and all horsemen and horsewomen: thank you for making this year’s event memorable in so many ways. Your dedication, love, and enthusiasm for horse racing and the Breeders’ Cup is what makes this event truly A Breed Apart.
World-class racing captivated audiences for two days under picturesque skies at Keeneland. From Forte surging to victory in the FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Future Stars Friday to Flightline’s dazzling win in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic, the 39th Breeders’ Cup World Championships was full of electrifying performances. You can relive these moments and all the other highlights from Keeneland on BreedersCup.com.
Thank you again for your loyal support and we look forward to welcoming you back to the 2023 Breeders’ Cup next year at Santa Anita Park for the historic 40th running of the World Championships.