The Delmar Handicap and TVG Pacific Classic “Win and You’re In” Breeders Cup Challenge Series Races Continue
Del Mar Handicap and TVG Pacific Classic will be held on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at Del Mar Race Track. These races are part of the “Win and You’re In” Breeders Cup Challenge Series.
Del Mar Handicap / G2 Stakes / Purse: $250,000
1-3/8 Miles (11 Furlongs) on the Turf open to 3-Year-Olds and Up
The winner of the Del Mar Handicap will earn a guaranteed entry in the $4 Million Breeders Cup Turf Classic.
TVG Pacific Classic / G1 Stakes / Purse: $1,000,000
1-1/4 Miles (10 Furlongs) on Dirt open to 3-Year-Olds and Up
The winner of the TVG Pacific Classic will earn a guaranteed entry in the $6 Million Breeders Cup Classic.
Arrogate who is the North American money earnings champion (Career earnings over $17 million) will try to bounce back in the TVG Pacific Classic. Finishing a disappointing 4th place in the San Diego Handicap he’s looking to regain his championship form.
TVG Pacific Classic is a Grade 1 Stakes race with a $1 million purse run at a distance of 1-1/4 miles on the dirt course.
Arrogate drew outside Post Position #8. Here is the complete field and post positions for each contender.
The Breeders Cup Races will be held on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at Del Mar Race Track.