2017 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series Schedule

The Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series has been as exciting as ever this year and is growing in popularity. Expanded television coverage and stronger-than-normal fields have led to this idea’s continued success. With the Breeders’ Cup being a year-round event, we created a dedicated page for all things Breeders’ Cup. The page will be updated daily and can be found by clicking HERE. Make this page your headquarters for all things Breeders’ Cup! It will contain:

Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series Schedule

The “Win and You’re In” challenge races provide an all-expenses-paid trip to the Breeders’ Cup. The action started earlier in the year, but there are still MANY big races left in the challenge series:

Jan 7L'Ormarins Queen's PlateKenilworthMileLegal Eagle (SAF)
Jan 7Maine Chance Farms Paddock StakesKenilworthFilly & Mare TurfBela-Bela (SAF)
Feb 19February StakesTokyo RacecourseClassicGold Dream
Apr 1The Star Doncaster MileRandwickMileIt's Somewhat
Apr 1Darley T. J. Smith StakesRandwickTurf SprintChautauqua (AUS)
Apr 8Coolmore Legacy Queen of the Turf StakesRandwickFilly & Mare TurfFoxplay (AUS)
May 1Gran Premio CriadoresPalermoLongines DistaffKiriaki (ARG)
May 25Gran Premio 25 de MayoSan IsidroLongines TurfOrdak Dan (ARG)
May 28Gran Premio Club Hipico FalabellaClub Hípico de SantiagoMileTop Casablanca (CHI)
Jun 3Shoemaker MileSanta Anita ParkMileBal a Bali (BRZ)
Jun 4Yasuda KinenTokyo RacecourseMileSatono Aladdin (JPN)
Jun 10Ogden Phipps StakesBelmont ParkLongines DistaffSongbird
Jun 10Metropolitan HandicapBelmont ParkLas Vegas Dirt MileMor Spirit
Jun 11Gran Premio BrasilHipódromo da GáveaLongines TurfVoador Magee (BRZ)
Jun 17Stephen Foster H.Churchill DownsClassicGun Runner
Jun 17Fleur de Lis HandicapChurchill DownsLongines DistaffForever Unbridled
Jun 25Gran Premio PamplonaHipódromo de MonterricoFilly & Mare TurfBirdie Gold
Jun 25Takarazuka KinenHanshin RacecourseLongines TurfSatono Crown (JPN)
Jul 1Princess Rooney HandicapGulfstream ParkFilly & Mare SprintCurlin's Approval
Jul 1Smile Sprint HandicapGulfstream ParkTwinSpires SprintImperial Hint
Jul 2Highlander StakesWoodbine RacetrackTurf SprintGreen Mask
Jul 8Belmont Sprint ChampionshipBelmont ParkTwinSpires SprintMind Your Biscuits
Jul 29Bing Crosby StakesDel MarTwinSpires SprintRansom the Moon
Jul 29King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by QIPCOAscotLongines TurfEnable (GB)
Jul 30Haskell InvitationalMonmouth ParkClassicGirvin
Jul 30Clement L. Hirsch HandicapDel MarLongines DistaffStellar Wind
Aug 2Qatar Sussex StakesGoodwoodMileHere Comes When (IRE)
Aug 5The WhitneySaratogaClassicGun Runner
Aug 12Beverly D. StakesArlington ParkFilly & Mare TurfDacita (CHI)
Aug 12Arlington MillionArlington ParkLongines TurfBeach Patrol
Aug 13Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques le MaroisDeauvilleMileAl Wukair (IRE)
Aug 19Del Mar Handicap Presented by the Japan Racing AssociationDel MarLongines TurfHunt (IRE)
Aug 19TVG Pacific ClassicDel MarClassicCollected
Aug 23Juddmonte International StakesYorkLongines TurfUlysses (IRE)
Aug 24Darley Yorkshire OaksYorkFilly & Mare TurfEnable (GB)
Aug 25Coolmore Nunthorpe StakesYorkTurf SprintMarsha (IRE)
Aug 26Personal Ensign H.SaratogaLongines DistaffForever Unbridled
Aug 26Ballerina StakesSaratogaFilly & Mare SprintBy the Moon
Aug 26Priority One Jets Forego StakesSaratogaLas Vegas Dirt MileDrefong
Aug 26Sword Dancer Invitational StakesSaratogaLongines TurfSadler's Joy
Aug 26Pat O'Brien StakesDel MarLas Vegas Dirt MileGiant Expectations
Sep 2T. Von Zastrow StutenpreisBaden BadenFilly & Mare TurfAshiana (GER)
Sep 2Spinaway StakesSaratoga14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesLady Ivanka
Sep 3Longines Grosser Preis Von BadenBaden BadenLongines TurfGuignol (GER)
Sep 9Willis Towers Watson Champions Juvenile StakesLeopardstownJuvenile TurfNelson (IRE)
Sep 9The Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron StakesLeopardstownFilly & Mare TurfHydrangea (IRE)
Sep 9QIPCO Irish Champion StakesLeopardstownLongines TurfDecorated Knight (GB)
Sep 10Derrinstown Stud Flying Five StakesCurragh RacecourseTurf SprintCaravaggio
Sep 10Moyglare Stud StakesCurragh RacecourseJuvenile Fillies TurfHappily (IRE)
Sep 16Iroquois StakesChurchill DownsSentient Jet JuvenileThe Tabulator
Sep 16Ricoh Woodbine MileWoodbineMileWorld Approval
Sep 16Pocahontas StakesChurchill Downs14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesPatrona Margarita
Sep 17Natalma StakesWoodbineJuvenile Fillies TurfCapla Temptress (IRE)
Sep 17Summer StakesWoodbineJuvenile TurfUntamed Domain
Sep 29Shadwell RockfelNewmarketJuvenile Fillies TurfJuliet Capulet
Sep 30Juddmonte Royal Lodge StakesNewmarketJuvenile TurfRoaring Lion
Sep 30Vosburgh Invitational StakesBelmont ParkTwinSpires SprintTakaful
Sep 30FrontRunner StakesSanta Anita ParkSentient Jet JuvenileBolt d'Oro
Sep 30Joe Hirsch Turf Classic InvitationalBelmont ParkLongines TurfBeach Patrol
Sep 30Zenyatta StakesSanta Anita ParkLongines DistaffParadise Woods
Sep 30Chandelier StakesSanta Anita Park14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesMoonshine Memories
Sep 30Rodeo Drive StakesSanta Anita ParkFilly & Mare TurfAvenge
Sep 30Awesome Again StakesSanta Anita ParkClassicMubtaahij (IRE)
Oct 1Sprinters StakesNakayamaTurf SprintRed Falx (JPN)
Oct 1Total Prix Marcel BoussacChantillyJuvenile Fillies TurfWild Illusion (GB)
Oct 1Qatar Prix Jean-Luc LagardereChantillyJuvenile TurfHappily (IRE)
Oct 1Longines Prix de L'OperaChantillyFilly & Mare TurfRhododendron (IRE)
Oct 6Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix StakesKeenelandTwinSpires SprintWhitmore
Oct 6Darley Alcibiades StakesKeeneland14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesHeavenly Love
Oct 7First Lady StakesKeenelandFilly & Mare TurfZipessa
Oct 7Foxwoods Champagne StakesBelmont ParkSentient Jet JuvenileFirenze Fire
Oct 7Jockey Club Gold Cup InvitationalBelmont ParkClassicDiversify
Oct 7Thoroughbred Club of America StakesKeenelandFilly & Mare SprintFinley'sluckycharm
Oct 7Claiborne Breeders' FuturityKeenelandSentient Jet JuvenileFree Drop Billy
Oct 7Shadwell Turf Mile StakesKeenelandMileSuedois (FR)
Oct 7Santa Anita Sprint ChampionshipSanta Anita ParkTwinSpires SprintRoy H
Oct 8Frizette StakesBelmont Park14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesSeparationofpowers
Oct 8Flower Bowl Invitational StakesBelmont ParkFilly & Mare TurfWar Flag
Oct 8Dixiana Bourbon StakesKeenelandJuvenile TurfFlameaway
Oct 8Juddmonte Spinster StakesKeenelandLongines DistaffRomantic Vision
Oct 11JP Morgan Chase Jessamine StakesKeenelandJuvenile Fillies TurfRushing Fall

Breeders’ Cup Races and Contenders

Check out this section to see where your favorite horse might be pointing at in the Breeders’ Cup. This will be constantly updated as news comes in regarding where each horse might be running.

Latest Breeders’ Cup News

Get the latest information on this page as we move closer to the big event. With 13 different races, the news is constantly changing, but we are here to keep you up to date on all the action.

2016 Breeders’ Cup Results

Find out who won each of last season’s 13 races. You can also watch each race again and read the recaps as you relive the great moments from last year.

Be sure to make this page your primary Breeders’ Cup information center! 

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