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
    Pre-Entry will open on October 1.
 
Two Year Old Championship Race (Open to Both Sexes)
Age
Sex
Distance
(Meters)
Surface
Purse
Starters
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint
2YO
Open
About 5.5 Furlongs
(1000m)
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 1/16 Miles
(1700m)
Turf
$1,000,000
14

 
 
Two Year Old Championship Races for Fillies
Age
Sex
Distance
(Meters)
Surface
Purse
Starters
14 Hands Winery 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 1/16 Miles
(1700m)
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
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
About 5.5 Furlongs
(1000m)
Turf
$2,000,000
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
Las Vegas 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