Breeders' Cup weekend, called "the single greatest weekend of the annual racing calendar," by our friends at SB Nation's And Down The Stretch They Come, is set for Friday and Saturday at historic Churchill Downs.
The weekend race schedule and television information is below. See the Breeders' Cup website for more information.
|Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint||$500K||6 Furlongs||Nov. 4||4:10 p.m.||ESPN2|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (Gr.II)||$1M||1 mile (T)||Nov. 4||4:50 p.m.||ESPN2|
|Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (Gr.I)||$1M||7 furlongs||Nov. 4||5:30 p.m.||ESPN2|
|Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (Gr.I)||$2M||1 1/16 miles||Nov. 4||6:10 p.m.||ESPN2|
|Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (Gr.I)||$2M||1 3/8 miles (T)||Nov. 4||6:50 p.m.||ESPN2|
|Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (Gr.I)||$2M||1 1/8 miles||Nov. 4||7:30 p.m.||ESPN2|
|Breeders' Cup Marathon (Gr.II)||$500K||1 3/4 miles||Nov. 5||1:20 p.m.||TBD|
|Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (Gr.I)||$1M||1 mile (T)||Nov. 5||2:02 p.m.||ABC|
|Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (Gr.I)||$1.5M||6 furlongs||Nov. 5||2:37 p.m.||ABC|
|Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (Gr.II)||$1M||5 furlongs (T)||Nov. 5||3:21 p.m.||ABC|
|Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (Gr.I)||$1M||1 mile||Nov. 5||4:01 p.m.||ESPN|
|Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (Gr.I)||$3M||1 1/2 miles (T)||Nov. 5||4:45 p.m.||ESPN|
|Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (Gr.I)||$2M||1 1/16 miles||Nov. 5||5:25 p.m.||ESPN|
|TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (Gr.I)||$2M||1 mile (T)||Nov. 5||6:07 p.m.||ESPN|
|Breeders' Cup Classic (Gr.I)||$5M||1 1/4 miles||Nov. 5||7:00 p.m.||ESPN|
There are six races on tap Friday with the Juvenile Sprint beginning the action with a post time of 4:10 p.m. ET. The highlight of the racing weekend is the final event, Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic. Race favorite Uncle Mo (5-2), second-place finisher in the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in August, has drawn the 12th post position in the 13-horse field.