Countdown to the Cup

Official Pre-Entries Are Set

Download all race pre-entries here (PDF).

Friday, October 31

Saturday, November 1

"The Breeders Cup is horse racing’s Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup & NBA Finals all rolled up into two days."
17 Hours of LIVE #BreedersCup Footage Begins Wednesday Oct. 29 on @HRRN >> #BC14
Breeders' Cup Classic 2014: 5 Horses to Know for This Year's Race via @bleacherreport #BC14

  October 31 & November 1, 2014 ♦ Los Angeles, CA


Clones vs. Chromies in Classic

The 2014 Classic features Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome versus Jim Rome’s unbeaten super-colt Shared Belief.

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Stevens to Ride in Breeders' Cup

Fourteen weeks after undergoing knee surgery, jockey Gary Stevens will ride Sivoliere in the Juvenile Fillies Turf.

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Record 201 Horses Pre-Entered for 2014 Breeders' Cup

Led by an all-star cast of the world’s best horses, a record 201 horses have been pre-entered in the Breeders' Cup.

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What's Happening at Breeders' Cup

The World Championships at Santa Anita have much to offer in addition to world class horse racing.

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3-Year-Old Classic Winners No Rarity

With a just bit more than a week to go to the Classic, 3-year-olds are grabbing most of the attention.

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The Super Bowl of Horse Racing

The Breeders’ Cup is the Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup and NBA Championship rolled up into two days.

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Close Hatches, Untapable Take Aim at Distaff

The Distaff drew a dozen pre-entries in the wake of reigning champion Beholder's defection.

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Buy Tickets

Tickets for the 2014 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita are going fast. Get yours now.

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  • Kate Upton You can't beat the style, entertainment and excitement of a day at the races, especially when you're watching the world's best Thoroughbreds compete.
    Kate Upton Model
  • Bobby Flay
    Exhilaration, pageantry and two days of downright excitement… that’s what I call the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Get ready to scream like never before.
    Bobby Flay Chef and thoroughbred enthusiast.
  • Elizabeth Banks
    Breeders' Cup weekend is marked on my calendar every year. I grew up going to the races with my Dad and my love of the sport has only grown. The racing, the fashion, the beautiful tracks and the parties...the Breeders' Cup has it all.
    Elizabeth Banks Film Actress
  • Bo Derek
    The fastest horses in the world will be coming to Santa Anita to compete in the Breeders' Cup in November. It's the richest, most exciting event each year and makes most other sporting events look, well, quaint.
    Bo Derek Television and Film Actress
  • Rick Pitino
    The Breeders’ Cup are two of the most special days in horse racing. It is the Super Bowl, March Madness, and World Series combined into one weekend a year. It is where all the great ones come together to compete.
    Rick Pitino Head Coach, University of Louisville
  • Kurt Russell It’s the richest event in sports, so it’s a lot of fun.
    Kurt Russell Television and Film Actor
  • Gary Player My love for thoroughbred horses and racing closely rivals my love for golf, and it is such a thrill to now be named an ambassador for the Breeders’ Cup.
    Gary Player Professional Golfer


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