ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The Breeders’ Cup Classic, the $5 million showcase race of thoroughbred racing’s two-day world championships, will be run at 5:30 p.m. PST on Nov. 3 at Santa Anita.
It will highlight the program on the second day of the 29th annual event. Nine Breeders’ Cup races will be run on Saturday, with three others completing the 12-race card. Six Breeders’ Cup races will be run on Nov. 2, with four others on the card. The big race on Friday’s program will be the $2 million Ladies’ Classic, which will be run at 4:30 p.m. PST.
The official order of races on both days will be finalized on Oct. 23.
Saturday’s races will be: $1 million Juvenile Turf; $1 million Filly & Mare Sprint; $1.5 Sprint; $1 million Turf Sprint; $1 million Dirt Mile; $3 million Turf; $2 million Juvenile; $2 million Mile; and the Classic.
Friday’s races will be: $500,000 Juvenile Sprint; $500,000 Marathon; $1 million Fillies Turf; $2 million Juvenile Fillies; $2 million Filly & Mare Turf; and the Ladies’ Classic.
Source: Associated Press