Where The Turf Meets The Surf: A Day At The Breeders' Cup03:50
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The Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, Calif., where the 34th Breeders' Cup was held. (Alex Ashlock/Here & Now)
The Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, Calif., where the 34th Breeders' Cup was held. (Alex Ashlock/Here & Now)
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The Breeders' Cup is known as the Super Bowl of horse racing. It's a series of high-stakes races that annually attract the best horses in the world.

Over the weekend the 34th Breeders' Cup was held for the first time in Del Mar, California, a seaside community north of San Diego. Here & Now's Alex Ashlock (@aashlock) reports.

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Christine Moore, owner of Christine A. Moore Millinery, selling hats at the track. (Alex Ashlock/Here & Now)
Christine Moore, owner of Christine A. Moore Millinery, selling hats at the track. (Alex Ashlock/Here & Now)
Delilah keeps watch in the stable at the Del Mar racetrack. (Alex Ashlock/Here & Now)
Delilah keeps watch in the stable at the Del Mar racetrack. (Alex Ashlock/Here & Now)
Joe Harper, president of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. (Alex Ashlock/Here & Now)
Joe Harper, president of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. (Alex Ashlock/Here & Now)

This segment aired on November 6, 2017.

Alex Ashlock Twitter Producer, Here & Now
Alex Ashlock has been a producer for Here & Now since 2005. He started his WBUR career as senior producer of Morning Edition in 1998.

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