photos by JENNIFER GRAYLOCK and JESSICA BREAUX

Off to the Races

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racetrack played host to the 34th Annual Breeders’ Cup World Championships, an annual series of Grade I Thoroughbred horse races, culminating in the Breeders’ Cup Classic in November. The Breeders’ Cup is the most prestigious international event in Thoroughbred racing, attracting the best horses, trainers, and owners from across the globe. It consists of 13 races, with purses and awards totaling more than $26 million. Celebrities in attendance included Elizabeth Banks, Jewel, James Marsden, Camilla Belle, Regina King, Chord Overstreet, and many more. For more information go to www.breederscup.com.