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1 1/2 miles

The Breeders’ Cup Turf is run at 1 ½ miles on the grass course, for horses 3-years-old and older. The race attracts the top grass talent from Europe and North America to compete for a $3 million purse.

Turf Challenge Schedule

  • Apr 19
    Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick
  • May 25
    Gran Premio 25 de Mayo at San Isidro
  • Jun 8
    Gran Premio Brasil at Hipódromo da Gávea
  • Jun 29
    Takarazuka Kinen at Hanshin Racecourse
    Winner: Gold Ship (JPN)
  • Jul 6
    United Nations Stakes at Monmouth Park
    Winner: Main Sequence
  • Jul 26
    King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by QIPCO at Ascot
    Winner: Taghrooda (GB)
  • Aug 16
    Arlington Million at Arlington Park
    Winner: Hardest Core
  • Aug 20
    Juddmonte International Stakes at York
    Winner: Australia (GB)
  • Aug 23
    Del Mar Handicap at Del Mar
    Winner: Big John B
  • Sep 7
    Longines Grosser Preis Von Baden at Baden Baden
    Winner: Ivanhowe (GER)
  • Sep 13
    QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown
  • Sep 27
    Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational at Belmont Park
    Winner: TBD

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