Breeders’ Cup Announces Post Times for 2017 World Championships

The Breeders’ Cup announced post times for the 2017 event. (Photo credit: Breeders’ Cup Ltd.)

The Breeders’ Cup announced post times for the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 Grade 1 races and purses and awards totaling more than $28 million, which will be held on November 3-4, for the first time, at the Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, Calif.

The official race order and wagering menu for both days of the Championships will be announced on Wednesday, October 25.

The 34th Breeders’ Cup begins on Friday, November 3 with a total of 10 races, four of them Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. There will be five undercard 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. Post tme for the 10th race will be 5:17 p.m. PT.

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

There will be 12 races on the Saturday, November 4 program, featuring nine Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. There will be three undercard races preceding the first Breeders’ Cup race, with post time for the day’s first race at 10:10 a.m. PT. The first Breeders’ Cup race will be Race #4 and will have post time of 12:00 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 on NBC.

2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships

POST-TIMES

All Times Pacific

Friday, November 3
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 – 5:17 PM

Saturday, November 4
Race 1 – 10:10 AM
Race 2 – 10:45 AM
Race 3 – 11:20 AM
Race 4 – 12:00 PM
Race 5 – 12:37 PM
Race 6 – 1:14 PM
Race 7 – 2:00 PM
Race 8 – 2:37 PM
Race 9 – 3:19 PM
Race 10 – 3:58 PM
Race 11 – 4:37 PM
Race 12 – 5:35 PM – Breeders’ Cup Classic

ALL POST-TIMES ARE PACIFIC TIME

BOLD are Breeders’ Cup World Championships races.

About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 Grade I races with purses and awards totaling more than $28 million, will be held November 3-4 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. The Breeders’ Cup culminates with the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, which was rated No. 1 in the world in the final 2016 Longines World’s Best Horse Race rankings. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms, FacebookTwitterInstagramSnapchat and YouTube.