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World Thoroughbred Championships Preview

Updated: 10/23/02

Entries and post positoins are now up here!

On October 26th, Arlington Park will host the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships for the first time in the 19 year history of the event. The eight race series will be televised live on NBC from 1:00 to 6:00pm Eastern time and the audio portion will also be broadcast live on the internet via Real Audio. The fields are starting to come together now, so click the race name below to see the early favorites with photos of and info about each. This is a work in progress and more info will be added daily now.

* all post times are Eastern Daylight Time
Race Distance Age/Sex Purse Post*
Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) 1 1/8 Miles 3 Year Olds & Up
Fillies & Mares
$2 Million 1:20 PM
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) 1 1/8 Miles 2 Year Old Fillies $1 Million 1:55 PM
Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) 1 Mile (Turf) 3 Year Olds & Up $1 Million 2:35 PM
Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) 6 Furlongs 3 Year Olds & Up $1 Million 3:10 PM
Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) 1 1/4 Miles (Turf) 3 Year Olds & Up
Fillies & Mares
$1 Million 3:45 PM
Bessemer Trust Juvenile (G1) 1 1/8 Miles 2 Year Old Colts & Geldings $1 Million 4:20 PM
John Deere Turf (G1) 1 1/2 Miles (Turf) 3 Year Olds & Up $2 Million 4:55 PM
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) 1 1/4 Miles 3 Year Olds & Up $4 Million 5:35 PM

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