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Entries closed and post positions were drawn on Monday, October 31, in the Millionaire's Row dining room at Churchill Downs for the 15 Breeders' Cup World Championship races. Morning line odds were set by Churchill Downs handicapper Mike Battaglia and jockey assignments were also announced and should be final now barring any last minute changes.
This year, the Breeders' Cup will have a total of 15 races spread over two days of racing with $26 million in purse money on the line. Friday November 4th will have six races including the new Juvenile Sprint and all the distaff divisions, headlined by the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (formerly the Breeders' Cup Distaff) worth $2 million. Saturday November 5th will have nine races headlined by the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) at 1 1/4 miles.
This year the Breeders' Cup will be televised on ESPN and ESPN2 with the schedule so far being:
Friday, November 4, 4:00-7:00 ET on ESPN2
Saturday, November 5, 2:00-7:30 ET on ESPN and ABC
Check here for the latest TV schedule including preps and preview shows.
Below is the list of races with conditions, purses, and post times for both days. Click the race names to get links for info specific to that race plus a list of the entries, post positions, and morning line odds. Each contender's name will link to a full profile with a photo and lots of info about that horse.
|Saturday November 5|
|Breeders' Cup Marathon (G2)||1 3/4 miles||3 Year Olds & Up||$500,000||1:20pm|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1)||1 Mile (Turf)||2 Year Olds||$1 Million||2:02pm|
|Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1)||6 Furlongs||3 Year Olds & Up||$1.5 Million||2:37pm|
|Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G2)||5 Furlongs (Turf)||3 Year Olds & Up||$1 Million||3:21pm|
|Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1)||1 Mile||3 Year Olds & Up||$1 Million||4:01pm|
|Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (G1)||1 1/2 miles (Turf)||3 Year Olds & Up||$3 Million||4:45pm|
|Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||1 1/16 miles||2 Year Old Colts & Geldings||$2 Million||5:25pm|
|TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)||1 mile (Turf)||3 Year Olds & Up||$2 Million||6:07pm|
|Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)||1 1/4 miles||3 Year Olds & Up||$5 Million||7:00pm|
|Friday November 4|
|Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint||6 furlongs||2 Year Olds||$500,000||4:01pm|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G2)||1 mile (Turf)||2 Year Old Fillies||$1 Million||4:50pm|
|Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1)||7 furlongs||3 Year Olds & Up
Fillies & Mares
|Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)||1 1/16 miles||2 Year Old Fillies||$2 Million||6:10pm|
|Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1)||1 3/8 miles (Turf)||3 Year Olds & Up
Fillies & Mares
|Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (G1)||1 1/8 miles||3 Year Olds & Up
Fillies & Mares
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