Breeders’ Cup Press Release
LEXINGTON, Ky.— The Breeders’ Cup today announced the creation of a new “Classic Pick ‘Em” Contest in which fans will have a chance to compete for a $10,000 grand prize by selecting their pick to win the 2022 Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Saturday, Nov. 5.
The contest will allow fans to select one horse to win the Classic, with the winner of the $10,000 cash prize to be randomly selected from among those who choose the correct horse. Additional winners will be selected for a $5,000 and $2,500 prize.
“We’re always looking to engage our fans in innovative ways and to bring the fun and passion of racing to new audiences,” said Breeders’ Cup Chief Marketing Officer Justin McDonald. “This new contest will provide another element of excitement and raise the stakes for fans ahead of the 2022 Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic.”
The Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic is the premier Thoroughbred horse race of the year, featuring the best horses, jockeys, and trainers from around the world competing for $6 million in purse money.
Fans will be able to select their entry for the “Classic Pick ‘Em” starting now until post-time for the Breeders’ Cup Classic at 5:40 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 5. For more information, and to make a pick, visit BreedersCup.com/Contest.
The 39th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 4 and 5 will be televised live across NBC, Peacock, USA Network and FanDuel TV.