Published Thursday, September 30th, 2021   ( 8 months ago )

Breeders' Cup Announces Post Times for 2021 World Championships at Del Mar

Opening with Future Stars Friday on Nov. 5 and Closing Nov. 6 with the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic

The Breeders’ Cup today announced post times for the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 5-6 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California. There will be 14 Breeders’ Cup World Championships races and eight undercard races with total purses and awards of more than $31 million over the two days. 

The official race order and wagering menu for both days of the Championships will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 27.

The 38th Breeders’ Cup begins on Friday, Nov. 5 with Future Stars Friday, featuring all five Breeders’ Cup World Championships races for 2-year-olds. There will be five undercard races preceding the first Breeders’ Cup race on Friday’s 10-race program, with the first race post time at 11:55 a.m. PT. Friday’s first Breeders’ Cup World Championships race will be Race #6, which will have a post time of 2:50 p.m. PT. Friday’s 10th race, the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1), will have a post time of 5:30 p.m. PT.

There will be 12 races on the Saturday, Nov. 6 program, featuring nine Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. The first race post time will be 10:15 a.m. PT. The first Breeders’ Cup World Championships race will be Race #4, which will have a post time of 12:05 p.m. PT.

Post time for the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), Race #12, will be at 5:40 p.m. PT.

2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Post Times

All Times Pacific

Friday, November 5
Race 1 11:55 AM  
Race 2 12:25 PM  
Race 3 12:55 PM  
Race 4 1:30 PM  
Race 5 2:05 PM  
Race 6 2:50 PM  
Race 7 3:30 PM  
Race 8 4:10 PM  
Race 9 4:50 PM  
Race 10 5:30 PM  Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf


Saturday, November 6
Race 1 10:15 AM  
Race 2 10:50 AM  
Race 3 11:25 AM  
Race 4 12:05 PM  
Race 5 12:40 PM  
Race 6 1:19 PM  
Race 7 1:59 PM  
Race 8 2:38 PM  
Race 9 3:20 PM  
Race 10 4:00 PM  
Race 11 4:40 PM  
Race 12 5:40 PM  Breeders’ Cup Classic 

BOLD are post times for Breeders’ Cup World Championships races.

About Breeders’ Cup

Breeders’ Cup Limited administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred horse racing’s year-end Championships, as well as the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The Breeders’ Cup is also a founding member of the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition, an organization composed of industry leaders committed to advancing safety measures in Thoroughbred racing and improving the well-being of equine and human athletes.

The 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 Championship races, is scheduled to be held on November 5-6 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California. The event will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media.