Press Release

World Renowned DJ Vice to Perform at 35th Annual Breeders' Cup World Championships

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 9, 2018) – Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horseracing’s most prestigious international events, today announces electronic artist Vice as a musical headliner for the 35th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which will take place on November 2 and 3 at the iconic Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Ky. With more than 20 singles released, Vice is an esteemed DJ who boasts collaborations with several of the industry’s most influential artists including Diddy, Rihanna, Kelly Rowland, Linkin Park and more. Vice’s participation in the 2018 Breeders’ Cup is a testament to Breeders’ Cup commitment to providing fans with a comprehensive and world-class luxury lifestyle experience.

On Saturday, November 3, Vice will play an exclusive party to close out the championship weekend at the Breeders’ Cup Lounge, a new, exclusive luxury seating area where guests can enjoy expansive views of the track, a buffet lunch by Wiltshire Pantry, a premium cash bar, private restrooms and access to mutuel tellers. From 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Vice will perform a 2-hour set carefully curated to energize and inspire. DJ K-Dogg, a Louisville-based artist, will also join the set as the opening act.

“We are always looking for top talent who share our passion for providing fans with exhilarating experiences,” said Craig Fravel, President and CEO of the Breeders’ Cup. “Vice’s energetic performance style perfectly captures the excitement of the Breeders’ Cup, and we’re thrilled to have him be a part of what is gearing up to be one of horseracing’s most remarkable weekends yet.”

Fans are encouraged to visit the Breeders’ Cup website to ensure access, as tickets for reserved seating at the Breeders’ Cup Lounge has officially sold out. A limited quantity of 2-day walk around tickets remain available. Complete ticket pricing and availability can be found at


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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 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 races (13 Grade 1 events) with purses and awards totaling more than $30 million, will be held November 2-3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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