Where: Santa Anita Park, California
When: Breeders Cup - November 4, 2018 - November 5, 2018
Watch: See it on TV with NBC Sports Group at 3:30-8 p.m. ET
In 2016 The Breeders Cup added 3 new races, increasing the event to a record 14 races and raising total purses to an all-time high of $26 million. The two-day event will be televised live on NBC Sports Group.
This will be the eighth time the Breeders' Cup has been held in Southern California. Hollywood Park hosted the inaugural Breeders' Cup in 1984 and again in 1987 and 1997. The Breeders Cup has previously been held at Churchill Downs in 1986, 1993, 2003 and 2007.
Every year, the sport of horse racing comes to a fitting finale with the Breeders' Cup Races. This traveling year-end championship features not one but eight all-star horse races cumulatively worth $14 million in purses, showcasing the world's best in thoroughbred horses racing. Unrivalled in its millions in prize money and its international cast of talent, the prestigious Breeders' Cup races offer nonstop action in horse racing betting and handicapping.
The renowned race course attracted 80,452 spectators in 1998, and when the races came back to Louisville in 2000, over $108 million was wagered.