PRE-ENTERED FIELDS FOR BREEDERS’ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACES TO BE ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

Pre-entered fields for all 15 Breeders’ Cup World Championships races will be announced on Wednesday, October 24. The 29th Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious global event, will be held on Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.

A Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entry national media teleconference with key trainers will also be conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Dial-in toll free Number 1-866-250-5144; Reservation ID: R126199

Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entry is the first stage of a two-stage entry payment process for all owners intending to start a horse in a Breeders’ Cup World Championships race. The first payment is due by 12:00 p.m. PT on Monday, Oct. 22. The second payment is due on Monday, Oct. 29 when entries are taken for all 15 Breeders’ Cup races.

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 2012 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 15 races and purses totaling more than $25 million will be held Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by NBC. The $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic will be shown live and in primetime on NBC from 8-9 p.m. ET. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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