Breeders' Cup Finalizes Race Schedule
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 10/24/2012 11:37:59 AM
Last Updated: 10/25/2012 1:28:43 PM

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While three races will be shuffled Nov. 3, the race schedule for the Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park will see few changes from the tentative scheduled announced earlier this month.

While all of the Nov. 2 races will remain in the same order announced earlier this month, there were three changes made to the Nov. 3 program.

The $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (formerly race #8) will now be run as the sixth race Nov. 3. The $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (formerly race #10) will now be run as the eighth race, and the $1.5 million Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (formerly race #6) will now be run as the 10th race.

"With the Sprint drawing a large and talented field this year, we thought it would be best for our fans to bolster the latter portion of Saturday's card by placing it in third-to-last position, preceding the Mile and the Classic," said Bob Elliston, Breeders' Cup chief operating officer. "Closing Saturday's card with the Turf, Sprint, Mile, and Classic should reward the sharp handicapper with big value returns."

  Friday, November 2  
1. Allowance 11:15 a.m.
2. Allowance 11:48 a.m.
3. Allowance 12:23 p.m.
4. $500,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint 1:06 p.m.
5. $500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) 1:48 p.m.
6. $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT) 2:28 p.m.
7. $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) 3:08 p.m
8. $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT) 3:48 p.m.
9. $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) 4:30 p.m.
10. Twilight Derby (gr. II) 5:15 p.m.
     
  Saturday, November 3  
1. Damascus Stakes 10:05 a.m.
2. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Preview Stakes 10:35 a.m.
3. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Filly Sprint Preview Stakes 11:10 a.m.
4. $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) 11:50 a.m.
5. $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I) 12:35 p.m.
6. $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) 1:14 p.m.
7. $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) 1:57 p.m.
8. $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) 2:36 p.m.
9. $3 million Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) 3:18 p.m.
10. $1.5 million Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I)

3:58 p.m.

11. $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) 4:40 p.m.
12. $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) 5:30 p.m.


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