Breeders' Cup World Championships Race Schedule
To be held at Churchill Downs, November 2-3, 2018
Pre-Entry Deadline noon (local time) at place of pre-entry October 22, 2018
Post Times and Race Order announced October 24, 2018
All Championship starters will receive a travel award if based outside of Kentucky.
  • $10,000 for North America
  • $40,000 for International
   
 
Two Year Old Championship Race (Open to Both Sexes)
Age
Sex
Distance
(Meters)
Surface
Purse
Starters
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint
2YO
Open
5.5 Furlongs
(1100m)
Turf
$1,000,000
12

 
 
Two Year Old Championship Races for Colts & Geldings
Age
Sex
Distance
(Meters)
Surface
Purse
Starters
Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (GI)
2YO
C&G
1 1/16 Miles
(1700m)
Dirt
$2,000,000
14
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (GI)
2YO
C&G
1 Miles
(1600m)
Turf
$1,000,000
14

 
 
Two Year Old Championship Races for Fillies
Age
Sex
Distance
(Meters)
Surface
Purse
Starters
Titos's Handmade Vodka Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (GI)
2YO
F
1 1/16 Miles
(1700m)
Dirt
$2,000,000
14
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (GI)
2YO
F
1 Miles
(1600m)
Turf
$1,000,000
14

 
 
Three Year Old & Up Championship Races for Fillies & Mares
Age
Sex
Distance
(Meters)
Surface
Purse
Starters
Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (GI)
3YO&UP
F&M
7 Furlongs
(1400m)
Dirt
$1,000,000
14
Maker's Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (GI)
3YO&UP
F&M
1 3/8 miles
(2200m)
Turf
$2,000,000
14
Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (GI)
3YO&UP
F&M
1 1/8 Miles
(1800m)
Dirt
$2,000,000
14

 
 
Three Year Old & Up Championship Races on the Turf
Age
Sex
Distance
(Meters)
Surface
Purse
Starters
Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (GI)
3YO&UP
Open
5.5 Furlongs
(1100m)
Turf
$1,000,000
14
Breeders’ Cup Mile (GI)
3YO&UP
Open
1 Mile
(1600m)
Turf
$2,000,000
14
Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (GI)
3YO&UP
Open
1 1/2 Miles
(2400m)
Turf
$4,000,000
14

 
 
Three Year Old & Up Championship Races on the Dirt
Age
Sex
Distance
(Meters)
Surface
Purse
Starters
TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint (GI)
3YO&UP
Open
6 Furlongs
(1200m)
Dirt
$2,000,000
14
Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (GI)
3YO&UP
Open
1 Mile
(1600m)
Dirt
$1,000,000
14
Breeders’ Cup Classic (GI)
3YO&UP
Open
1 1/4 Miles
(2000m)
Dirt
$6,000,000
14

For information about the undercard races scheduled for Friday, Nov 2 and Saturday, Nov 3, please contact Churchill Downs Racing Department at (800) 928-3372