The Breeders’ Cup has released the official order of races and guaranteed multi-race wagering pools for the 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, scheduled to take place this Friday and Saturday at Keeneland in Lexington, KY.
There will be a total of 10 races — five Breeders’ Cup championship races — on “Future Stars Friday” and 12 races on the Saturday program with nine Breeders’ Cup championship races.
The Friday program begins with a first-race post time of 11:30 a.m. ET with five undercard races, the first Breeders’ Cup race being the 6th. Saturday’s first post is 10:15 a.m. ET and begins with three undercard races, the first Breeders’ Cup race taking place as the 4th.
The first championship race on “Future Stars Friday” will be the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (2:30 p.m.) followed by the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (3:10 p.m.); the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (3:50 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (4:30 p.m.) and the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (5:10 p.m.). All times Eastern.
Championship Saturday begins with three undercard races followed by the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (12:02 p.m.); the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (12:39 p.m.); the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (1:18 p.m.); the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (1:57 p.m.); the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint (2:36 p.m.); the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile presented (3:15 p.m.); the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff (3:54 p.m.); the $4 million Breeders’ Cup Turf (4:33 p.m.) and the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (5:13 p.m.). All times Eastern.
Friday’s card will offer a Pick 5 ($500,000 minimum guarantee on races 1 through 5), an all Breeders’ Cup Late Pick 5 ($1 million guarantee on races 6 through 10) and an all Breeders’ Cup Pick 4 ($1 million minimum guarantee on races 7-10).
Saturday’s card will open with a Pick 5 ($500,000 minimum guarantee on races 1 through 5, an all Breeders’ Cup Ultra Pick 6 ($1 million guarantee on races 7 through 12), an all Breeders’ Cup Late Pick 5 ($2 million guarantee on races 8 through 12) and an all Breeders’ Cup Late Pick 4 ($2 million guarantee on races 9 through 12).
|Friday, November 6|
|Race 1||11:30||TBD||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 5||JSH-5|
|Race 2||12:05||TBD||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||JSH-5|
|Race 4||1:15||TBD||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||JSH-5|
|Race 5||1:50||TBD||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 6||JSH-5|
|Race 6||2:30||BC Juvenile Turf Sprint||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 5||JSH-5|
|Race 7||3:10||BC Juvenile Turf||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||SPDD||Pick 4||JSH-5|
|Race 8||3:50||BC Juvenile Fillies||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||SPDD||JSH-5|
|Race 9||4:30||BC Juvenile Fillies Turf||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||DD||SPDD||JSH-5|
|Race 10||5:10||BC Juvenile||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||JSH-5|
|Saturday, November 7|
|Race 1||10:15||TBD||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 5||JSH-5|
|Race 2||10:45||TBD||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||JSH-5|
|Race 4||12:02||BC Filly & Mare Sprint||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||JSH-5|
|Race 5||12:39||BC Turf Sprint||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||JSH-5|
|Race 6||1:18||BC Dirt Mile||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||JSH-5|
|Race 7||1:57||BC Filly & Mare Turf||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 6||JSH-5|
|Race 8||2:36||BC Sprint||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 5||JSH-5|
|Race 9||3:15||BC Mile||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||Pick 4||JSH-5|
|Race 10||3:54||BC Distaff||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||P3||DD||JSH-5|
|Race 11||4:33||BC Turf||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER||DD||JSH-5|
|Race 12||5:13||BC Classic||WPS||EX||TRI||SUPER|
(All Times Eastern)
– Friday’s Pick Six, Pick Five and Jackpot Super High Five may carry over to Saturday.
– Saturday’s Pick 6, Late Pick 5 and Jackpot Super High 5 are mandatory payouts.
– Any Pick Five carryover will roll over to the late Pick Five on Saturday.
Juvenile Turf/Turf on race 7 Friday/race 11 Saturday
Juvenile Fillies/Distaff on race 8 Friday/race 10 Saturday
Juvenile/Classic on race 10 Friday/race 12 Saturday
$1.00 – win, place, show, daily double, exacta, pick six, special daily double
¢.50 – trifecta, Pick Three, Pick Four, Pick Five, Jackpot Super High Five
¢.10 – superfecta
Miriam Lee has always been a horse racing fan thanks to trips to the tracks in her home state of Maryland with her father as kid. She owns an OTTB and is an advocate for promoting the sport among her peers. Miriam studies communication arts at Hood College and will receive her master’s degree in 2021, which she plans to use for a career in screenwriting. Her all-time favorite racehorse is Man O War.