Title Sponsor of Breeders’ Cup Post-Position Draw

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 28, 2016) – Rood & Riddle, one of the world’s leading equine veterinary practices, will begin its second year as the Official Equine Hospital of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and Title Sponsor of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Post-Position Draw.

This year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 grade 1 races and $28 million in purses and awards, will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia Calif., on November 4-5, and will be televised live on NBC and NBCSN.

The Rood & Riddle Breeders’ Cup Post-Position Draw will be held at Santa Anita on Monday, October 31. The draw will be conducted in two phases. The first phase, drawing of 11 Breeders’ Cup World Championships races, will be held at Top O’ the Stretch at 1 p.m. PT.

The Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff and the Breeders’ Cup Classic will be drawn later that afternoon in the majestic Chandelier Room at the racetrack.

“As leaders in the equine medical field, we are very pleased that Rood & Riddle is back with us as an official partner and sponsor of the Post-Position Draw,” said Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO.

“Rood & Riddle is very pleased to once again partner with Breeders’ Cup as the Title Sponsor of the Post-Position Draw and as Official Equine Hospital of the Breeders’ Cup Championships,” said Dr. Tom Riddle, co-founder of Rood & Riddle. “We feel that the partnership we have with Breeders Cup is very appropriate: a world class veterinary practice supporting the World Championships of Thoroughbred racing.”


Contact: Jim Gluckson, Breeders’ Cup,, 212-230-9512


About Breeders’ Cup


The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 grade I races and purses and awards totaling $28 million, will be held November 4-5 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube


About Rood & Riddle

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is a full-service equine hospital established in 1986 in Lexington, Ky. as both a provider of ambulatory services and as a referral center for horses requiring specialized medical and surgical care. The hospital facility offers a full range of services including surgery, internal medicine, advanced diagnostic imaging, a focused Podiatry Center and specialized Reproductive Center.  The practice also provides ambulatory services for emergencies, preventative care, general reproduction, radiography, medical care and treatment of your horse at your farm or stable. Today, Rood & Riddle is known and respected throughout the world for its innovative and highly skilled treatment of horses and has expanded operations to include Saratoga Springs, NY and a soon-to-be full service facility in the winter horse capital of the world, Wellington, Florida. Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital emphasizes an unwavering commitment to quality, both in the care of horses and in the relationships with clients and community.