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Breeders' Cup 2018 Post Times Announced

By Evan Chronis October 23, 2018

We are two weeks out from the 2018 Breeders' Cup® weekend at Churchill Downs®!

With the event of the season just on the horizon, the official post times for the weekend have been announced. There's a few changes for fans of the annual competition, with all of the two-year-old races being moved solely to Friday. This leaves every 3-year-old and up competitions for Sunday's slate of races. 

Here are the official post times for the first weekend in November:


Breeders' Cup Post Times


Friday, November 2

  • Gates Open — 10:00 a.m.
  • Race 1 — 12:55 p.m.
  • Race 2 — 1:28 p.m.
  • Race 3 — 2:02 p.m.
  • Race 4 — 2:36 p.m.
  • Race 5 — 3:21 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint
  • Race 6 — 4:00 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Filies Turf
  • Race 7 — 4:40 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Filies
  • Race 8 — 5:22 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf
  • Race 9 — 6:05 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile
  • Race 10 — 6:43 p.m.

Saturday, November 3

  • Gates Open — 8:00 a.m.
  • Race 1 — 10:45 a.m.
  • Race 2 — 11:15 a.m.
  • Race 3 — 12:00 p.m. Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint
  • Race 4 — 12:38 p.m. Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint
  • Race 5 — 1:16 p.m. Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile
  • Race 6 — 2:04 p.m. Breeders' Cup Fily & Mare Turf
  • Race 7 — 2:46 p.m. Breeders' Cup Sprint
  • Race 8 — 3:36 p.m. Breeders' Cup Mile
  • Race 9 — 4:16 p.m. Breeders' Cup Distaff
  • Race 10 — 4:56 p.m. Breeders' Cup Turf
  • Race 11 — 5:44 p.m. Breeders' Cup Classic

Breeders' Cup 2018

Be at the 2018 Breeders' Cup!

You can be at the Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs this year with an Official Ticket Package from Breeders' Cup Experiences. We still have availability in the Trophy Room and The Mansion, but act fast before you miss out on the chance to secure your access. 

2018 Breeders' Cup Ticket Packages

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.