Wednesday, October 16, 2013

ARCADIA, Calif. (October 16, 2013) – The Breeders’ Cup announced today that pre-entries for all 14 World Championships races, November 1, 2 at Santa Anita Park will close on Monday, October 21 at Noon (local time of place of pre-entry).

Pre-entered fields for all 14 Breeders’ Cup races will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Breeders’ Cup pre-entry is the first stage of a two-stage entry payment process for all owners intending to start a horse in a Breeders’ Cup World Championships race. The pre-entry payment, due on Monday, may be made to the Breeders’ Cup offices in Lexington through October 18 and at the Breeders’ Cup racing office at Santa Anita Park beginning October 19. Payments for overseas pre-entrants can be made at Weatherbys, France Galop and Horse Racing Ireland. Pre-entry payment locations and additional information is available at or by calling 1 888 882-2982 or 859 514-9422.

The second payment to start a horse in a Breeders’ Cup race is due on Monday, Oct. 28 at 10:00 a.m. PT, when entries are taken for all 14 races, and post-positions are drawn that afternoon.