Breeders’ Cup 2018

Breeders' Cup XXXV - or plain old 35 to most people this side of the pond - is upon us. Returning to Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, for the ninth time, it promises to be a monumental clash between the best of Europe and a home team scattered from left to right, north to south across America.

geegeez.co.uk, and especially its head honcho, Matt Bisogno, loves this meeting like no other, and below are some pointers he's pulled together to help those less familiar with this terrific two-day racing festival.