Breeders' Cup 2018 Post Times Announced

By Evan Chronis October 23, 2018

We are two weeks out from the 2018 Breeders' Cup® weekend at Churchill Downs®!

With the event of the season just on the horizon, the official post times for the weekend have been announced. There's a few changes for fans of the annual competition, with all of the two-year-old races being moved solely to Friday. This leaves every 3-year-old and up competitions for Sunday's slate of races. 

Here are the official post times for the first weekend in November:

2018 Breeders' Cup World Championships Post-Times

Friday, November 2

  • Gates Open — 10:00 a.m.
  • Race 1 — 12:55 p.m.
  • Race 2 — 1:28 p.m.
  • Race 3 — 2:02 p.m.
  • Race 4 — 2:36 p.m.
  • Race 5 — 3:21 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint
  • Race 6 — 4:00 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Filies Turf
  • Race 7 — 4:40 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Filies
  • Race 8 — 5:22 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf
  • Race 9 — 6:05 p.m. Breeders' Cup Juvenile
  • Race 10 — 6:43 p.m.

Saturday, November 3

  • Gates Open — 8:00 a.m.
  • Race 1 — 10:45 a.m.
  • Race 2 — 11:15 a.m.
  • Race 3 — 12:00 p.m. Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint
  • Race 4 — 12:38 p.m. Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint
  • Race 5 — 1:16 p.m. Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile
  • Race 6 — 2:04 p.m. Breeders' Cup Fily & Mare Turf
  • Race 7 — 2:46 p.m. Breeders' Cup Sprint
  • Race 8 — 3:36 p.m. Breeders' Cup Mile
  • Race 9 — 4:16 p.m. Breeders' Cup Distaff
  • Race 10 — 4:56 p.m. Breeders' Cup Turf
  • Race 11 — 5:44 p.m. Breeders' Cup Classic
Breeders' Cup Post Times

Breeders' Cup 2018

Be at the 2018 Breeders' Cup!

You can be at the Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs this year with an Official Ticket Package from Breeders' Cup Experiences. We still have availability in the Trophy Room and The Mansion, but act fast before you miss out on the chance to secure your access. 

2018 Breeders' Cup Ticket Packages