When and Where Is the Breeders' Cup in 2020?

Many people have questions about the Breeders' Cup in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. When is the race and how can people place bets?

Ambrish Shah - Author

Nov. 4 2020, Updated 10:01 a.m. ET

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The Breeders' Cup World Championships is an annual horse racing event that is on the calendar after the Triple Crown races. Since 2007, the Breeders' Cup has been a two-day event. The Breeders' Cup has always been taken place in the U.S., except in 1996 when the races were in Canada. Here's all the information that you need to know about the Breeders' Cup in 2020.

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Where is the Breeders' Cup in 2020?

In 2020, the Breeders' Cup will be held at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky. The event will take place on Nov. 6 and Nov. 7. The broadcast runs from 2:00 p.m. ET to 5:30 p.m. ET on Nov. 6 and from 12:00 p.m. ET to 5:30 p.m ET on Nov. 7. The Breeders' Cup Classic post time is scheduled for 5:13 p.m. ET on Nov. 7.

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the Breeders' Cup in 2020?

The Breeders' Cup will be conducted without fans in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The difficult decision was made to ensure the health and safety of fans, employees, participants, athletes, and the public at large. However, the Breeders' Cup 2020 Word Championship will be televised on NBC, NBCSN, and NBCSports.com.

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What is the prize money for the Breeders' Cup?

The Breeders' Cup 2020 Word Championship is one of the richest and most exciting two days in sports. The event features 14 races with a total of $31 million paid out in purses and awards. The winnings are paid out to stallion nominators, owners, and foal nominators. Owners share their winnings with their jockey and trainer on their own terms. The best horses from Europe, the U.S., and the rest of the world compete against each other.

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The richest race in the event is the Breeders' Cup Classic, which is worth about $7 million in prize money in 2020. The race is open to horses that are at least three years old and is run over 1.25 miles on dirt. The Breeders' Cup Classic race has been won by some legendary horses including American Pharoah, Zenyatta, Arrogate, and Tiznow. In 2020, the field is headed by Saudi Cup winner Maximum Security, Belmont Stakes winner Tiz The Law, and the in-form Improbable.

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How to place a bet for the Breeders' Cup

You can open an account online at BUSR to place a bet on the Breeders' Cup in 2020. BUSR is the online betting choice for horse racing. There are five races to choose from on Nov. 6 and nine races on Nov. 7. Here's all you need to do to place your bet on the Breeders' Cup in 2020.

  • Open an account online at BUSR.
  • Select the race you want to bet on.
  • Specify the amount you want to bet.
  • Pick your type of bet like Win, Exacta, Pick Three, etc.
  • Pick the horse's number.

Tips for betting on the Breeders' Cup

Tiz the Law is fancied to win the Breeders' Cup Classic race. Tiz the Law won the Belmont Stakes and narrowly missed winning the Kentucky Derby. Jackie’s Warrior will likely be tough to beat in the Juvenile.


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