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Breeders’ Cup

Breeders’ Cup

On November 5-6, 2021, the 38th annual Breeders’ Cup World Championships return to Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, California. With 14 Championship races and total purses and awards exceeding $31 million, the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships are the premiere horse racing event of the year. 

Whether you’re looking for 2021 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win & You’re In™ races and results, news, 2020 results and payouts, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.


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The 2021 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series consists of 84 automatic qualifying stakes races into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. This year’s series, which includes a record 9 “Win and You’re In” races for the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic division, takes place across 10 countries and awards each winner an automatic free entry into the 201 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. It’s simple: they win and they’re in.

Shoemaker MileMay 31FanDuel MileSanta Anita ParkSmooth Like Strait
The Hill ‘N’ Dale Metropolitan H.Jun 5Big Ass Fans Dirt MileBelmont ParkSilver State
The Jackpocket Jaipur StakesJun 5Turf SprintBelmont ParkCasa Creed
Ogden Phipps H.Jun 5Longines DistaffBelmont ParkLetruska
Yasuda KinenJun 6FanDuel MileTokyo RacecourseDanon Kingly (JPN)
Queen Anne StakesJun 15FanDuel MileAscot RacecoursePalace Pier (GB)
Prince of Wales's StakesJun 16Longines TurfAscot RacecourseLove (IRE)
Norfolk StakesJun 17Juvenile Turf SprintAscot RacecoursePerfect Power (IRE)
Diamond Jubilee StakesJun 19Turf SprintAscot RacecourseDream of Dreams (IRE)
Gran Premio PamplonaJun 26Maker's Mark Filly & Mare TurfHipodromo MonterricReina de Mollendo (ARG)
Stephen Foster StakesJun 26Longines ClassicChurchill DownsMaxfield
Fleur de Lis StakesJun 26Longines DistaffChurchill DownsLetruska
Takarazuka KinenJun 27Longines TurfHanshin RacecourseChrono Genesis (JPN)
Princess RooneyJul 3Filly & Mare SprintGulfstream ParkCe Ce
The SuburbanJul 3Longines ClassicBelmont ParkMax Player
John A. Nerud S.Jul 4SprintBelmont ParkMind Control Haskell StakesJul 17Longines ClassicMonmouth ParkMandaloun
King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO StakesJul 24Longines TurfAscot RacecourseAdayar (IRE)
Qatar Sussex StakesJul 28FanDuel MileGoodwoodAlcohol Free (IRE)
Bing Crosby StakesJul 31SprintDel MarDr. Schivel
Clement L. Hirsch StakesAug 1Longines DistaffDel MarShedaresthedevil
The WhitneyAug 7Longines ClassicSaratogaKnicks Go
The FourstardaveAug 14FanDuel MileSaratogaGot Stormy
Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques le MaroisAug 15FanDuel MileDeauvillePalace Pier (GB)
Juddmonte International StakesAug 18Longines ClassicYork RacecourseMishriff (IRE)
Darley Yorkshire OaksAug 19Maker's Mark Filly & Mare TurfYork RacecourseSnowfall (JPN)
Coolmore Nunthorpe StakesAug 20Turf SprintYork RacecourseWinter Power (IRE)
Del Mar Handicap presented by The Japan Racing AssociationAug 21Longines TurfDel MarAstronaut
TVG Pacific ClassicAug 21Longines ClassicDel MarTripoli
Darley Prix MornyAug 22Juvenile Turf SprintDeauvillePerfect Power (IRE)
The Sword DancerAug 28Longines TurfSaratogaGufo
The BallerinaAug 28Filly & Mare SprintSaratogaGamine
The Personal EnsignAug 28Longines DistaffSaratogaLetruska
Pat O'Brien StakesAug 28Big Ass Fans Dirt MileDel MarGinobili
Flower BowlSep 4Maker's Mark Filly & Mare TurfSaratogaWar Like Goddess
Jockey Club Gold CupSep 4Longines ClassicSaratogaMax Player
FanDuel Turf SprintSep 11Turf SprintKentucky DownsGear Jockey
Calumet Turf CupSep 11Longines TurfKentucky DownsImperador (ARG)
KPMG Champions Juvenile StakesSep 11Juvenile TurfLeopardstownAtomic Jones (FR)
Coolmore America 'Justify' Matron StakesSep 11Maker's Mark Filly & Mare TurfLeopardstownNo Speak Alexander (IRE)
Irish Champion StakesSep 11Longines TurfLeopardstownSt Mark's Basilica (FR)
Derrinstown Stud Flying Five StakesSep 12Turf SprintCurraghRomantic Proposal (IRE)
Moyglare Stud StakesSep 12Juvenile Fillies TurfCurraghDiscoveries (IRE)
PocahontasSep 18Juvenile FilliesChurchill Downs
IroquoisSep 18TVG JuvenileChurchill Downs
Jockey Club Derby InvitationalSep 18Longines TurfBelmont Park
Woodbine MileSep 18FanDuel MileWoodbine
Natalma StakesSep 19Juvenile Fillies TurfWoodbine
Summer StakesSep 19Juvenile TurfWoodbine
Shadwell Rockfel StakesSep 24Juvenile Fillies TurfNewmarket
Juddmonte Royal Lodge StakesSep 25Juvenile TurfNewmarket
American Pharoah StakesOct 1TVG JuvenileSanta Anita Park
Chandelier StakesOct 1Juvenile FilliesSanta Anita Park
Speakeasy StakesOct 1Juvenile Turf SprintSanta Anita Park
The ChampagneOct 2TVG JuvenileBelmont Park
First Lady Presented by UK HealthCareOct 2Maker's Mark Filly & Mare TurfKeeneland
Rodeo Drive StakesOct 2Maker's Mark Filly & Mare TurfSanta Anita Park
Awesome Again StakesOct 2Longines ClassicSanta Anita Park
Santa Anita Sprint ChampionshipOct 2SprintSanta Anita Park
Prix de L'Abbaye de Longchamp LonginesOct 3Turf SprintLongchamp
Qatar Prix de L'Arc de TriompheOct 3Longines TurfLongchamp
Qatar Prix Jean-Luc LagardereOct 3Juvenile TurfLongchamp
Qatar Prix Marcel BoussacOct 3Juvenile Fillies TurfLongchamp
Prix de L'Opera LonginesOct 3Maker's Mark Filly & Mare TurfLongchamp
The FrizetteOct 3Juvenile FilliesBelmont Park
Indian Summer StakesOct 3Juvenile Turf SprintKeeneland
Zenyatta StakesOct 3Longines DistaffSanta Anita Park
Darley AlcibiadesOct 8Juvenile FilliesKeeneland
Stoll Keenon Ogden PhoenixOct 8SprintKeeneland
Keeneland Turf MileOct 9FanDuel MileKeeneland
Claiborne Breeders' FuturityOct 9TVG JuvenileKeeneland
Thoroughbred Club of AmericaOct 9Filly & Mare SprintKeeneland
The VosburghOct 9SprintBelmont Park
Juddmonte SpinsterOct 10Longines DistaffKeeneland
Bourbon StakesOct 10Juvenile TurfKeeneland
The FuturityOct 10Juvenile Turf SprintBelmont Park
JPMorgan Chase JessamineOct 13Juvenile Fillies TurfKeeneland


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Race Recap/Replay

Trained by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and ridden by Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez, Authentic went gate to wire to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Longines Classic (G1) at Keeneland.

The 3-year-old Into Mischief colt, purchased for $350,000 as a yearling, has now earned $6,191,200 for co-owners Spendthrift Farm,, Madaket Stables, and Starlight Racing. Get results and payouts to the 2020 Breeders’ Cup Classic below.

9AuthenticJohn VelazquezBob Baffert10.405.404.20
8ImprobableIrad Ortiz, Jr.Bob Baffert4.803.20
7Global CampaignJavier CastellanoStanley Hough8.80

$0.50 Pick 310-3-9 (3 Correct)$47.20$1,942,290
$0.50 Pick 415-10-3-9 (4 Correct)$4,556.15$4,278,680
$0.50 Pick 57-15-10-3-9 (4 Correct)$238.70
$0.50 Pick 57-15-10-3-9 (5 Correct)$81,406.70$5,098,469
$1.00 Pick 611-7-15-10-3-9 (5 Correct)$33,393.70$3,285,407
$1.00 Daily Double3-9$29.60$1,367,217
$1.00 Juvenile/Classic Daily Double5-9$49.10$366,920
$1.00 Exacta9-8$22.70$4,664,737
$0.50 Super High Five Jackpot9-8-7-1-10$8,791.45$387,827
$0.10 Superfecta9-8-7-1$335.55$2,322,035
$0.50 Trifecta9-8-7$167.95$3,959,601

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While the $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic is the main event, the Breeders’ Cup also features 13 other races throughout the 2-day World Championships divisions: TVG Juvenile, Juvenile Turf, Juvenile Fillies, Juvenile Fillies Turf, Juvenile Turf Sprint, Longines Turf, Longines Distaff, FanDuel Mile, Sprint, Maker’s Mark Filly & Mare Turf, Big Ass Fans Dirt Mile, Turf Sprint, and Filly & Mare Sprint.

Here are the results for the 2020 Breeders’ Cup:

Future Stars Friday, November 6, 2020

TVG Juvenile – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 10
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/16 Miles
Age: 2
Winner: Essential Quality

Juvenile Fillies Turf – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 9
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 2
Winner: Aunt Pearl (IRE)

Juvenile Fillies – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 8
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/16 Miles
Age: 2
Winner: Vequist

Juvenile Turf – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 7
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 2
Winner: Fire At Will

Juvenile Turf Sprint – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 6
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 2
Distance: 5 1/2 Furlongs
Age: 2
Winner: Golden Pal

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Saturday, November 7, 2020

Longines Classic – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 12
Purse: $6,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/4 Miles
Age: 3+
Winner: Authentic

Longines Turf – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 11
Purse: $4,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/2 Miles
Age: 3+
Winner: Tarnawa (IRE)

Longines Distaff – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 10
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/8 Miles
Age: 3+
Winner: Monomoy Girl

FanDuel Mile – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 9
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 3+
Winner: Order of Australia (IRE)

Sprint – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 8
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 6 Furlongs
Age: 3+
Winner: Whitmore

Maker’s Mark Filly & Mare Turf – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 7
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 3/16 Miles
Age: 3+
Winner: Audarya (FR)

Big Ass Fans Dirt Mile – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 6
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 3+
Winner: Knicks Go

Turf Sprint – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 5
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 5 1/2 Furlongs
Age: 3+
Winner: Glass Slippers (GB)

Filly & Mare Sprint – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 4
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 7 Furlongs
Age: 3+
Winner: Gamine

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Top Payouts

Remington Park $3,940.80
September 18, 2021 Race 1-5 Pick 5
Woodbine $1,524.50
September 18, 2021 Race 8 Trifecta
Monmouth Park $1,436.00
September 18, 2021 Race 8-11 Pick 4
Belmont Park $1,029.00
September 18, 2021 Race 5-7 Pick 3
Remington Park $995.80
September 18, 2021 Race 6 Superfecta

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