The Breeders' Cup announced today the official order of races, and guaranteed multi-race wagering pools for the 2018 Breeders' Cup World Championships on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. There will be a total of 10 races (five Breeders' Cup races) on the first day of the Championships – now called “Future Stars Friday” – and 12 races on the Saturday program (nine Breeders' Cup races). The Friday program begins at 12:55 p.m. ET with four undercard races. The last race of the day, which follows the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile, will have a post time of 6:43 p.m. ET.
Championship Saturday's first post is 10:45 a.m. ET and begins with two undercard races. There will be one race following the Breeders' Cup Classic, which will have a post time of 6:22 p.m. ET.
The race order for the undercard races on Friday and Saturday will also be announced on Monday, October 29.
Championships Race Order (All Times Eastern)
The first Championships race on “Future Stars Friday” will be the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (3:21 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (4:00 p.m.); the $2 million Tito's Handmade Vodka Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (4:40 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (5:22 p.m.) and the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (6:05 p.m.)
Championship Saturday begins with two undercard races followed by the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (12:00 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (12:38 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (1:16 p.m.); the $2 million Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (2:04 p.m.); the $2 million TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (2:46 p.m.); the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (3:36 p.m.); the $2 million Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (4:16 p.m.); the $4 million Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (4:56 p.m.) and the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (5:44 p.m.).
Friday's Guaranteed Pools
Friday's card will open with a $500,000 Pick 5 guarantee on races 1-5. There will be a Late Pick 5 on races 5-9 with a $1,000,000 guarantee and an all Breeders' Cup Pick 4 on Races 6-9 with a $1,500,000 million guarantee.
Saturday's Guaranteed Pools
There will be a $1,000,000 guaranteed Pick 6 on races 6-11; a Late Pick 5 on races 7-11 with a $2,000,000 guarantee and an all Breeders' Cup Pick 4 on races 8-11 with a $3,000,000 million guarantee.
Post Times and Wagering Menu
|Friday, November 2|
|Race 1||12:55||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 5||SH-5|
|Race 2||1:28||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||SH-5|
|Race 4||2:36||The Street Sense||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 6||SH-5|
|Race 5||3:21||BC Juvenile Turf Sprint||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 5||SH-5|
|Race 6||4:00||BC Juvenile Fillies Turf||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||SH-5|
|Race 7||4:40||Tito's Handmade Vodka
BC Juvenile Fillies
|Race 8||5:22||BC Juvenile Turf||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||SPDD||SH-5|
|Race 9||6:05||Sentient Jet BC Juvenile||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||DD||SPDD||SH-5|
|Saturday, November 3|
|Race 1||10:45||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 5||SH-5|
|Race 2||11:15||The Cherokee Run Stakes||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||SH-5|
|Race 3||12:00||BC Filly & Mare Sprint||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||SH-5|
|Race 4||12:38||BC Turf Sprint||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||SH-5|
|Race 5||1:16||BC Dirt Mile||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||SH-5|
|Race 6||2:04||Maker's Mark
BC Filly & Mare Turf
|Race 7||2:46||TwinSpires BC Sprint||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 5||SH-5|
|Race 8||3:36||BC Mile||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||SH-5|
|Race 9||4:16||Longines BC Distaff||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||SH-5|
|Race 10||4:56||Longines BC Turf||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||SH-5|
|Race 11||5:44||BC Classic||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||DD||SH-5|
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