Press Release

Finale of “ALL IN: The Road to the Classic" to Air Today

Final episode of Breeders’ Cup’s original docuseries to offer never-before-seen footage of week leading up to Breeders’ Cup Classic


LEXINGTON, Ky (November 30, 2018) - Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today debuts the final episode of its inaugural docuseries “ALL IN: The Road to the Classic” on the brand’s digital platforms. Throughout the series, “ALL IN” has documented the journeys of the industry’s most exceptional owners, trainers, breeders and horses to the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, held at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Ky. on November 2 and 3. The series will culminate with a final episode surrounding the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, one of the most highly anticipated horse races of the year.

Debuting today at Noon ET, the final episode will observe the week leading up to the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships as the contenders prepare to take their positions in the starting gate for the Breeders’ Cup Classic. The episode – featuring the sport’s prominent personalities such as Joel Rosario, jockey of this year’s Classic-winning horse Accelerate; Chad Summers, trainer and co-owner of Mind Your Biscuits; Uriah St. Lewis, owner and trainer of Discreet Lover; and more – will reveal intimate race-day moments and rituals as it follows participants around Churchill Downs, detailing their emotional journeys as they aim to make their mark in horse racing history.

“Throughout the past several weeks, ‘ALL IN’ has showcased some of the most interesting and inspiring stories of the 2018 horse racing season, and we’re excited to share the thrilling conclusion of this incredible adventure,” said Craig Fravel, President and CEO of Breeders’ Cup. “We are proud to have provided horse racing fans and first-time followers with this behind-the-scenes look at the competitive landscape of Thoroughbred racing, and we hope they find the finale to be every bit as exciting as the Classic itself.”

The finale and all prior episodes are available to view exclusively via the official “ALL IN” Facebook Watch page and Breeders’ Cup YouTube channel. “ALL IN: The Road to the Classic” is executive produced by celebrity chef and Thoroughbred owner and breeder Bobby Flay and his Rock Shrimp Productions co-founder Kim Martin, Hennegan Brothers Creative and Shelley Schulze.

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 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 races (13 Grade 1 events) with purses and awards totaling more than $30 million, will be held on November 1-2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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