- Cheltenham Gold Cup – Best Mate
- Grand National – Bindaree
- Australia – Melbourne Cup won by Media Puzzle
- Canada – Queen's Plate won by T J's Lucky Moon
- Dubai – Dubai World Cup won by Street Cry
- France – Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe won by Marienbard
- Ireland – Irish Derby Stakes won by High Chaparral
- Japan – Japan Cup won by Falbrav
- English Triple Crown Races:
- United States Triple Crown Races:
- Kentucky Derby – War Emblem
- Preakness Stakes – War Emblem
- Belmont Stakes – Sarava
- Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships:
- Breeders' Cup Classic – Volponi
- Breeders' Cup Distaff – Azeri
- Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf – Starine
- Breeders' Cup Juvenile – Vindication
- Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies – Storm Flag Flying
- Breeders' Cup Mile – Domedriver
- Breeders' Cup Sprint – Orientate
- Breeders' Cup Turf – High Chaparral
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