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Breeders' Cup World Championships Entries

Updated: 10/27/2021

For 2021, the Breeders' Cup World Championships return to Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Pre-entries closed at noon on October 25 for all the races and were announced at 11:00am ET on October 27 with a total of 196 horses pre-entered. Final entries closed on Monday November 1 and post positions were drawn in the paddock at Del Mar. Below are links to all the horses entered in each race along with post positions, morning line odds, and lots of other information.

The 38th Breeders' Cup will have a total of 14 Championship races (thirteen Grade 1 with the Juvenile Turf Sprint as the lone Grade 2) spread over two days of racing with $30 million in purse money on the line. Friday November 5th is billed as "Future Stars Friday" featuring all 5 Championship races for juveniles on the same card, starting with the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2) and highlighted by the $2 million TVG Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1). Saturday November 6th will have nine Grade 1 races for older horses headlined by the $6 million Longines Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) at 1 1/4 miles. The Championships will be held at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in San Diego County, California, for a second time, the first in 2017.

The Breeders' Cup will be televised on NBC and NBC Sports with the schedule shown below. All times are Eastern.
     Friday, November 6, 5:00-9:00pm - Future Stars Friday on NBC Sports
     Saturday, November 7, 2:30-8:00 - Championship Saturday on NBC Sports
     Saturday, November 7, 8:00-9:00pm - Classic on NBC

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 including a list of the the \entries with link to a profile for each horse with lots more info. Jockey assignments are now finalized and should not change now. Free past performances for both days are available here from BRISnet. You can view the official programs for both days online from Breeder's Cup here.

* all post times are Eastern Time
Saturday November 6
Race Distance Age/Sex Purse Post*
Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) 7 furlongs 3 Year Olds & Up
Fillies & Mares
$1 Million 3:05pm
Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1) 5 Furlongs (Turf) 3 Year Olds & Up $1 Million 3:40pm
Big Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) 1 Mile 3 Year Olds & Up $1 Million 4:19pm
Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) 1 3/8 Miles (Turf) 3 Year Olds & Up
Fillies & Mares
$2 Million 4:59pm
Qatar Racing Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) 6 Furlongs 3 Year Olds & Up $2 Million 5:38pm
FanDuel Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) presented by PDJF 1 Mile (Turf) 3 Year Olds & Up $2 Million 6:20pm
Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) 1 1/8 miles 3 Year Olds & Up
Fillies & Mares
$2 Million 7:00pm
Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (G1) 1 1/2 miles (Turf) 3 Year Olds & Up $4 Million 7:40pm
Longines Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) 1 1/4 miles 3 Year Olds & Up $6 Million 8:40pm
Friday November 5
Race Distance Age/Sex Purse Post*
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2) 5 Furlongs (Turf) 2 Year Olds $1 Million 5:50pm
NetJets Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) 1 1/16 Miles 2 Year Old Fillies $2 Million 6:30pm
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) 1 Mile (Turf) 2 Year Old Fillies $1 Million 7:10pm
TVG Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) presented by TAA (G1) 1 1/16 Miles 2 Year Old Colts & Geldings $2 Million 7:50pm
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) 1 Mile (Turf) 2 Year Olds $1 Million 8:30pm

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