Race Order Announced for Breeders' Cup

Race Order Announced for Breeders' Cup
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Breeders’ Cup has announced its official race order for the 25th Breeders' Cup World Championships, to be held Oct. 24 and Oct. 25 at Santa Anita Park.

Championship Friday (Oct. 24) will be a 10-race program, beginning at 2:05 p.m. ET (11:05 a.m. PT) with two Santa Anita allowance races followed by five Breeders’ Cup races (ESPN2, 3:30-6:30 p.m. ET) on the first ever major racing card devoted exclusively to female horses: Sentient Flight Group Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint; Grey Goose Juvenile Fillies Turf; Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT), and the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (gr. I). Friday’s program concludes with the Las Palmas Handicap (gr. II) and two Santa Anita allowance races.

Championship Saturday (ABC 1-3:30 p.m.; ESPN 3:30-7p.m. ET) features nine open Breeders’ Cup races on an 11-race card, starting with the Breeders’ Cup Marathon at 1:10 p.m. ET (10:10 a.m. PT), followed by the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, TVG Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. IT), Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I), Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, Sentient Flight Group Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr. I), Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Turf (gr. IT), and the Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I). Post time for the Classic will be 6:45 p.m. ET.   The Damascus Stakes and Oak Tree Derby (gr. IIT) follow the Classic.
 

2008 BREEDERS' CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
(All Eastern Time)
 
Championship Friday October 24
  Race No. Post Time (ET)
Santa Anita Allowance Race 1 2:05 p.m.
Santa Anita Allowance Race 2 2:35 p.m.
$1 million Sentient Flight Group Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint 3 3:35 p.m.
$1 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf 4 4:15 p.m.
$2 million Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) 5 4:55 p.m.
$2 million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. I) 6 5:35 p.m.
$2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) 7 6:15 p.m.
Las Palmas Handicap (gr. II) 8 6:55 p.m.
Santa Anita Race Allowance Race 9 7:30 p.m.
Santa Anita Race Allowance Race 10 8:05 p.m.
 
Championship Saturday October 25
$500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon 1 1:10 p.m.
$1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint 2 1:50 p.m.
$1 million TVG Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile 3 2:30 p.m.
$2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. I) 4 3:15 p.m.
$2 million Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) 5 3:55 p.m.
$1 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf 6 4:35 p.m.
$2 million Sentient Flight Group Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. 1) 7 5:15 p.m.
$3 million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) 8 6:00 p.m.
$5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) 9 6:45 p.m.
Damascus Stakes 10 7:20 p.m.
Oak Tree Derby (gr. II) 11 7:55 p.m.

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