2016 World Championships Take Shape

Breeders' Cup Announces Post Times

2009_breeders_cup_venue_4086915683The Breeders’ Cup has confirmed the post times for the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 races and purses and awards totalling $28 million, which will be held at Santa Anita on 4 – 5 November 2016.

The official race order and wagering menu for both days of the Championships will be announced on Wednesday, 26 October 2016.

Day 1

The 33rd Breeders’ Cup begins on Friday, 4 November with a total of 10 races, four of them Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. There will be five Santa Anita Park races preceding the first Breeders’ Cup race, with post time of the first race at 11:25 a.m. PT. The first Breeders’ Cup race will be Race 6 and will have a post time of 2:25 p.m. PT. The $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff will be the ninth race on the program, with a post time of 4:35 p.m. PT.

All of Friday’s Breeders’ Cup races will be televised live on NBCSN.

Day 2

There will be 12 races on the Saturday, 5 November program, featuring nine Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. There will be three Santa Anita Park races preceding the first Breeders’ Cup race, with post time for the day’s first race at 10:15 a.m. PT. The first Breeders’ Cup race will be Race 4 and will have a post time of 12:05 p.m. The first eight Breeders’ Cup races will be televised live on NBCSN.

Post time for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, Race 12, will be 5:35 p.m. PT, and will be televised live and in primetime on NBC.

2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships

 

Friday, 4 November

Race 1 – 11:25 AM
Race 2 – 12:00 PM
Race 3 – 12:35 PM
Race 4 – 1:10 PM
Race 5 – 1:45 PM

Race 6 – 2:25 PM
Race 7 – 3:05 PM
Race 8 – 3:50 PM
Race 9 – 4:35 PM Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff

Race 10 – 5:10 PM

Saturday, 5 November

Race 1 – 10:15 AM
Race 2 – 10:50 AM
Race 3 – 11:25 AM

Race 4 – 12:05 PM
Race 5 – 12:43 PM
Race 6 – 1:21 PM
Race 7 – 2:05 PM
Race 8 – 2:43 PM
Race 9 – 3:22 PM
Race 10 – 4:01 PM
Race 11 – 4:40 PM
Race 12 – 5:35 PM Breeders’ Cup Classic

ALL POST-TIMES ARE PACIFIC TIME

BOLD are Breeders’ Cup World Championships races

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