Challenge Series

The best races. The best venues. Win and You're In.

Win and You're In

The Breeders' Cup Challenge Series presented by America's Best Racing consists of the best races from around the world and awards each winner an automatic and free entry into the Breeders' Cup World Championships on November 1 & 2 at Santa Anita Park. It's simple, they win and they're in.

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TV Schedule

Race Date Time (EST) Division Track Network
Juddmonte Spinster Stakes Sun, Oct 6 4:30 PM Longines Distaff
Dixiana Bourbon S. Sun, Oct 6 4:30 PM Juvenile Turf presented by Coolmore


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    October 11, 2019

    Countdown to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships Newsletter - October 11

  • October 9, 2019

    Sweet Melania Draws Off Strongly in Jessamine

    Robert and Lawana Low's Sweet Melania set measured fractions up front before drawing off strongly in the stretch to wire Wednesday's $200,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (G2) at Keeneland.

  • October 8, 2019

    Math Wizard’s Surreal Journey to the 2019 Breeders' Cup Classic

    John Fanelli, a man of modest means whose stable is comprised of inexpensive stock, was in hot pursuit of a horse on Jan. 31 at Florida’s Gulfstream Park.

  • Kimari
    October 7, 2019

    Kimari Goes Last to First in Indian Summer

    Mere minutes after her Wesley Ward stablemate won the Futurity Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park, Ten Broeck Farm's Kimari set a new stakes record while going last-to-first in Sunday's $200,000 Indian Summer Stakes at Keeneland.

  • October 7, 2019

    Sistercharlie Scores Again in Flower Bowl

    Peter Brant's Sistercharlie on Sunday became the first North American horse since Zenyatta to win six straight Grade 1s when she took home the $500,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes at Belmont Park.

  • Four Wheel Drive
    October 7, 2019

    Four Wheel Drive Too Strong in Futurity

    Breeze Easy's Four Wheel Drive proved too strong for his five foes, sweeping to the lead in the stretch and drawing off with ease to win Sunday's $150,000 Futurity Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park.

  • Wicked Whisper
    October 7, 2019

    Wicked Whisper Whisks Away in Frizette

    Alex and JoAnn Lieblong's Wicked Whisper struck the front and never looked back while whisking away in gate-to-wire fashion in Sunday's $400,000 Frizette Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park.

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