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Breeders' Cup makes changes for 2011

Updated: August 18, 2011, 5:13 PM ET
By Matt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

The Breeders' Cup has conducted a major overhaul of its "Challenge" series that guarantees winners of designated stakes races berths in one of the 14 races of its annual year-end event, dropping 24 races from last year's schedule and adding 27.

As part of the revamping, Breeders' Cup will pay the entry fees for any horse who wins a Challenge race, provided the horse has been nominated. Breeders' Cup will also provide $10,000 in a travel allowance to U.S. based horses who win one of the ...

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