2017 Breeders’ Cup Challenge ‘Win & You’re In’ Series
The 2017 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series is a true ‘Win & You’re In’ program. With races selected worldwide in every Championship division, owning a Breeders’ Cup nominated runner is more important than ever. Click here for complete press release.

In 2017, any nominated horse that wins a Challenge race will receive:
  • An automatic starting position in the corresponding Championship race
  • Pre-entry and entry fees paid
  • A nominator award of $10,000 to the person nominating the foal or racehorse
All Championship starters will receive a travel award if based outside of California.
  • $10,000 for North America
  • $40,000 for International


Click here for complete listing by date or here by division.

Breeders’ Cup World Championships offer 13 Championship divisions and $28 Million in purses and awards each year combined with the Challenge benefits makes $30 Million in purses and awards available for Breeders’ Cup nominated horses each year.

“Win and You’re In” Program Rules
The following rules shall govern the “Win and You’re In” Program in connection with the running of the Challenge Races and the participation of Challenge Race winners in the Championships. All benefits and rewards earned from winning a Breeders’ Cup Challenge race are only awarded to Breeders’ Cup Nominated horses and are in compliance with all BCL rules and regulations. Click here for a list of complete rules. For more information, contact the Breeders’ Cup Racing Office at (859) 514-9422 or email: bcracing@breederscup.com.