Opening with Future Stars Friday on Nov. 6 and Closing Nov. 7 with the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic

September 24, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Breeders’ Cup today announced post times for the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 Championship races and eight undercard races with total purses and awards of more than $31 million, which will be held on Nov. 6-7 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky.

The official race order and wagering menu for both days of the Championships will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

The 37th Breeders’ Cup, which will be held in Eastern Standard Time, begins on Friday, Nov. 6 with Future Stars Friday, featuring all five Breeders’ Cup World Championships races for two-year-olds. There will be five undercard races preceding the first Breeders’ Cup race on Friday’s 10-race program, with the first race post time at 11:30 a.m. ET.

Friday’s first Breeders’ Cup race will be Race 6, which will have a post time of 2:30 p.m. ET. The $2 million TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (G1), will be the 10th race on the card, with a post time of 5:10 p.m. ET.

There will be 12 races on the Saturday, Nov. 7 program, featuring nine Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. The day begins with three undercard races with a first race post time of 10:15 a.m. ET. The first Breeders’ Cup race will be Race 4, which will have a post time of 12:02 p.m. ET.

Post time for the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), Race 12, will be 5:13 p.m. ET.

“This year’s World Championships will take place after Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 1. We wanted to ensure that our fans, racetrack and ADW partners have the schedule of EST post times in plenty of time to make arrangements to watch and wager on two days of world-class international racing at Keeneland Race Course,” said Dora Delgado, Breeders’ Cup Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Officer.

2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Post Times

(All times Eastern Standard Time)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 – Future Stars Day

Race 1 – 11:30 AM

Race 2 – 12:05 PM

Race 3 – 12:40 PM

Race 4 – 1:15 PM

Race 5 – 1:50 PM

Race 6 – 2:30 PM – $1 Million Juvenile Turf Sprint

Race 7 – 3:10 PM – $1 Million Juvenile Fillies Turf

Race 8 – 3:50 PM – $1 Million Juvenile Fillies

Race 9 – 4:30 PM – $1 Million Juvenile Turf

Race 10 – 5:10 PM – TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Race 1 – 10:15 AM 

Race 2 – 10:45 AM

Race 3 – 11:20 AM

Race 4 – 12:02 PM – $1 Million Fillies & Mares Sprint

Race 5 – 12:39 PM – $1 Million Turf Sprint

Race 6 – 1:18 PM – $1 Million Big Ass Fans Dirt Mile

Race 7 – 1:57 PM – $2 Million Maker’s Mark Fillies & Mares Turf Sprint

Race 8 – 2:36 PM – $2 Breeders’ Cup Sprint

Race 9 – 3:15 PM – $2 Million Fanduel Mile presented by PDJF

Race 10 – 3:54 PM – $2 Million Longines Distaff

Race 11 – 4:33 PM – $4 Million Longines Turf

Race 12 – 5:13 PM – $6 Million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic

ABOUT BREEDERS’ CUP

The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred horse racing’s year-end Championships, as well as the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The Breeders’ Cup is also a founding member of the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition, an organization composed of industry leaders committed to advancing safety measures in Thoroughbred racing and improving the well-being of equine and human athletes.

The 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 Championship races, is scheduled to be held on November 6-7 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky and features a total of $31 million in purses and awards. The event will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media.

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