TVG to Televise
LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 10, 2008) – The Breeders’ Cup announced today that post positions for all 14 races of the 25th Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be drawn on Tuesday, October 21 at Santa Anita Park, following the closing of entries at 10 a.m. PT.
The Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred racing most prestigious global event, consisting of 14 races and $25.5 million in purses, will be run on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 at Santa Anita, and will be televised live on ABC, ESPN and to more than 130 countries.
At 1 p.m., in FrontRunner restaurant, the Emirates Airline Filly and Mare Turf, Ladies’ Classic, Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Turf and the Breeders’ Cup Classic will be drawn.
TVG will televise live the draw for the Filly and Mare Turf, the Ladies Classic, the Turf and the Classic.
All other Oak Tree Racing Association races on both Friday and Saturday programs will be drawn on October 21.
About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships consisting of 14 races and $25.5 million in purses. The organization also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, and the Breeders’ Cup Stakes Program. Breeders’ Cup has offices in Lexington, Ky., and in New York City. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, http://www.breederscup.com.