The Breeders’ Cup has announced its Post Times and the broadcast coverage schedule for the 39th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 4th and 5th at Keeneland Race Course.
The two-day championship event will be shown live across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, and FanDuel TV.
The 39th Breeders’ Cup kicks-off on Friday, November 4th 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, Eastern Time.
Friday’s first Breeders’ Cup Championship race will be Race #6, which will have a Post Time of 3:00. Post Time for the last Breeders’ Cup race of the day, Race #10, will be 5:40.
USA Network and FanDuel TV (formerly TVG) will televise the first day of the World Championships from 2:00-6:00.
This is the first year that USA Network will televise the World Championships– Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious two-day international event.
There will be 12 races on Saturday, November 5th, featuring nine Breeders’ Cup World Championships races.
The day opens with two undercard races, beginning with a first race Post Time of 10:30.
The first Breeders’ Cup Championship race will be Race #3, which will have a Post Time of 11:50. FanDuel TV will televise the first eight Breeders’ Cup World Championships races on Saturday.
USA Network begins its Saturday coverage from 1:00-3:30, followed by two-and-a-half hours of live programming on NBC and Peacock, from 3:30-6:00, culminating with the $6 million dollar Breeders’ Cup Classic. Post Time for the Classic, Race #11, is scheduled for 5:40.
Race #12, an additional undercard contest will complete the Saturday programming with a Post Time of 6:20.
The official race order and wagering menu for both days of the World Championships will be made known on Wednesday, October 26th, and we’ll get you up-to-speed on those after they are announced.