Even though there isn’t going to be Triple Crown Winner this year there are other exciting races happening around the racing world. The 2019 Breeders Cup Challenge Races are underway and have been since December 2018.
It’s the “Win & Your In” Series features 86 Races in 11 Countries. Thoroughbreds battle it out in Eighty-Six (86) Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races for a starting post position in one of the Breeders’ Cup Races. There are a total of fourteen Breeders’ Cup Races with a total of $30 Million in Purses and Awards.
It’s a two-day event that starts on Friday, November 1, 2019, with five Breeders’ Cup Races. Then on Saturday, November 2, 2019, there are nine races which include the Breeders’ Cup Classic Race. Breeders’ Cup Classic Race has a Purses of $6 Million Dollars and is a Grade 1 Race.
But the horses have to compete in one of the eighty-six races 2019 Breeders Cup Challenge Races to eligible for any of the Breeders’ Cup Races.
Here is a list of the 2019 Breeders Cup Challenge Races and Winner:
SCROLL TO THE RIGHT TO SEE THE WINNER
The months of June, August, September, and October are when most of the 2019 Breeders Cup Challenge Races take place.
June has fourteen (14) races, four of which are at the Ascot Park in England. These are the races that the Royal Family attends and is always so much fun to watch.
Queen Elizabeth II owns several horses herself and has enjoyed the “Sport of Kings” for many years. Her jockey silks are purple, red and gold if you want to know which horses she owns.
August has fifteen (15) races, five of them are at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. The 150th Travers Stakes will take place on August, 24th 2019 at Saratoga Race Course.
September has twenty-three (23) races that are in five different countries. Races will be in the U.S., Ireland, England, Canada, and Japan.
October has twenty-one (21) races, ten of which are at Keeneland Race Track.
36th Breeders’ Cup World Championship Races
Classic with a $6 Million Purse at 1 1/4 miles Grade 1
Longines Turf $4 Million Purse at 1 1/2 miles Grade 1
Longines Distaff $2 Million Purse at 1 1/8 miles Grade 1
Mile $2 Million Purse at 1 mile Grade 1
Twinspires Sprint $2 Million Purse at 6 furlongs Grade 1
Maker’s Mark Filly & Mares Turf $2 Million Purse at 1 3/8 miles Grade 1
Dirt Mile $1 Million Purse at 1 mile Grade 1
Turf Sprint $1 Million Purse at 5.5 furlongs Grade 1
Filly & Mares Sprint $1 Million Purse at 7 furlongs Grade 1
Sentient Jet Juvenile $2 Million Purse at 1 1/16 miles Grade 1
Juvenile Turf $1 Million Purse at 1 mile Grade 1
Tito’s Handmade Vodka Juvenile Fillies $2 Million Purse at 1 1/16 miles Grade 1
Juvenile Fillies Turf $1 Million Purse at 1 mile Grade 1
Juvenile Turf Sprint $1 Million Purse at 5.5 furlongs Grade 2
2019 Breeders Cup Race Location
285 Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91007
Be sure to get your Breeders’ Cup Apparel before it’s too late.