Press Release

2017 Race Order, Wagering Menu and Guaranteed Pools Announced for World Championships

DEL MAR, Calif., (October 25, 2017)— The Breeders' Cup announced today the official order of races, and guaranteed multi-race wagering pools for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4 at the Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, Calif. There will be a total of 10 races (four Breeders' Cup races) on the Championship Friday program and 12 races on Championship Saturday (nine Breeders' Cup races). Championship Friday begins at 11:25 a.m. PT with five undercard races. Championship Saturday first post is 10:10 a.m. PT, and begins with three undercard races.
 

The race order for the undercard races on Friday and Saturday will also be announced on Monday, October 30.
 

Championships Race Order (All Times Pacific)

The first Championships race on Breeders’ Cup Friday will be the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (2:25 p.m.) followed by the $1 million Las Vegas Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (3:05 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (3:50 p.m.); and the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (4:35 p.m.).
 

Championship Saturday begins with three undercard races followed by the $2 million 14 Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (12:00 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (12:37 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (1:14 p.m.); the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (2:00 p.m.); the $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint (2:37 p.m.); the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile (3:19 p.m.); the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (3:58 p.m.); the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (4:37 p.m.) and the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (5:35 p.m.).
 

Friday’s Guaranteed Pools

Friday’s card will open with a $500,000 Pick 5 on Races 1-5. There will be a Pick 6 on Races 4-9 with a $500,000 guarantee and an all Breeders’ Cup Pick 4 on Races 6-9 with a $1.5 million minimum guarantee.
 

Saturday’s Guaranteed Pools

There will be a $500,000 guaranteed Pick 5 on Races 1-5; an early all Breeders’ Cup Pick 4 with a $1 million guarantee on Races 5-8; a $2 million guaranteed all Breeders’ Cup Ultra Pick 6 on races 7-12 and a $3 million guaranteed all Breeders’ Cup Late Pick 4, Races 9-12.

 

 

POST-TIMES/WAGERING MENU

Friday, November 3

Race 1  11:25 AM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   PICK 5  

Race 2  12:00 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD

Race 3  12:35 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD    PICK 4

Race 4    1:10 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   PICK 6

Race 5    1:45 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   

Race 6    2:25 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   PICK 4

Race 7    3:05 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   PICK 4

Race 8    3:50 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   

Race 9    4:35 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER  Sp         DD  SupHi 5

Race 10  5:17 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER

 

Saturday, November 4

Race 1   10:10 AM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   PICK 5

Race 2   10:45 AM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   PICK 4

Race 3   11:20 AM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD

Race 4   12:00 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   

Race 5   12:37 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD PICK 4

Race 6    1:14 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD   

Race 7   2:00 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD PICK 6

Race 8   2:37 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD        

Race 9   3:19 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD PICK 4

Race 10 3:58 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER PICK 3    DD

Race 11 4:37 PM WPS    EX    TRI     SUPER     DD 

Race 12 5:35 PM WPS    EX      TRI     SUPER  SupHi 5

 

ALL POST-TIMES ARE PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME

 

BOLD are Breeders’ Cup World Championships races
 

  • Friday’s Pick 6, Pick 5 and Super Hi 5 may carryover from Friday to Saturday.
  • Saturday’s Pick 6, Pick 5 and Super Hi 5 may carryover from Saturday to Sunday.
  • Special Distaff/Classic Daily Double on Friday race 9 and Saturday race 12. See p. 12
  • The race order for all thirteen Championship races will be set on October 25th.
  • Guaranteed pool levels will be announced on October 25th.

 

Bet Minimums

$2.00 - WIN, PLACE, SHOW, DAILY DOUBLE, PICK 6

$1.00 - EXACTA, DISTAFF/CLASSIC DAILY DOUBLE

$.50 -  TRIFECTA, PICK 3, PICK 4, PICK 5, SUPER Hi 5

$.10 -   SUPERFECTA

 

 

About Breeders’ Cup

The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 Grade I races with purses and awards totaling more than $28 million, will be held November 3-4 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. The Breeders’ Cup culminates with the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, which was rated No. 1 in the world in the final 2016 Longines World’s Best Horse Race rankings. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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