The 35th edition of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships returns to historic Churchill Downs on November 2-3, and TwinSpires.com is your one-stop shop for news, analysis and more. The final major preps have now taken place, so it’s full speed ahead to Breeders’ Cup 2018. Check back each day for new stories and handicapping information! Beyond the information available here on TwinSpires.com, we have a full slate of Breeders’ Cup reporting at BRISnet.com a well. FREE Brisnet.com PPS for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and Classic!

BREEDERS’ CUP ANALYSIS & HANDICAPPING

BREEDERS’ CUP NEWS & FEATURES

KELLIE REILLY’S INTERNATIONAL SCOUTING REPORTS

JAMES SCULLY’S BRIS SPEED RATING REPORTS

BREEDERS’ CUP PEDIGREE PROFILES

BREEDERS’ CUP FUTURE WAGER


BREEDERS’ CUP CHALLENGE SERIES

Want to look back at how horses performed during the “Win & You’re In” prep races? Watch video of each race below!

OCTOBER

Phoenix Stakes – Keeneland – United States Alcibiades Stakes – Keeneland – United States First Lady Stakes – Keeneland – United States Speakeasy Stakes – Santa Anita Park – United States Champagne Stakes – Belmont Park – United States Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes – Keeneland – United States Breeders’ Futurity – Keeneland – United States Shadwell Turf Mile – Keeneland – United States Santa Anita Sprint Championship – Santa Anita Park – United States Prix Marcel Boussac – Longchamp – France Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere – Longchamp – France Indian Summer Stakes – Keeneland – United States Prix de l’Opera – Longchamp – France Flower Bowl Stakes – Belmont Park – United States Spinster Stakes – Keeneland – United States Bourbon Stakes – Keeneland – United States Futurity Stakes – Belmont Park – United States Frizette Stakes – Belmont Park – United States Jessamine Stakes – Keeneland – United States

SEPTEMBER

Spinaway Stakes – Saratoga – United States Iroquois Stakes – Churchill Downs – United States Pocahontas Stakes – Churchill Downs – United States Matron Stakes – Leopardstown – Ireland Irish Champion Stakes – Leopardstown -Ireland Champions Juvenile Stakes – Leopardstown – Ireland Woodbine Mile – Woodbine – Canada Natalma Stakes – Woodbine – Canada Summer Stakes – Woodbine – Canada Moyglare Stud Stakes – Curragh – Ireland Flying Five Stakes – Curragh – Ireland Rockfel Stakes – Newmarket – England Jockey Club Gold Cup – Belmont Park – United States Joe Hirsch Turf Classic – Belmont Park – United States Vosburgh – Belmont Park – United States Awesome Again Stakes – Santa Anita Park – United States Rodeo Drive Stakes – Santa Anita Park – United States American Pharoah Stakes – Santa Anita Park – United States Chandelier Stakes – Santa Anita Park – United States Royal Lodge Stakes – Newmarket – England Zenyatta Stakes – Santa Anita Park – United States Sprinters Stakes – Nakayama – Japan

AUGUST

Sussex Stakes – Goodwood – England Whitney Stakes – Saratoga – United States Arlington Million – Arlington Park – United States Beverly D. Stakes – Arlington Park – United States Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques le Marois – Deauville – France Pacific Classic – Del Mar – United States Del Mar Handicap – Del Mar – United States Juddmonte International Stakes – York – England Yorkshire Oaks – York – England Nunthorpe Stakes – York – England Personal Ensign Stakes – Saratoga – United States Ballerina Stakes – Saratoga – United States Forego Stakes – Saratoga – United States Sword Dancer Stakes – Saratoga – United States Pat O’Brien Stakes – Del Mar – United States

JULY

Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes – Belmont Park – United States King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes – Ascot – England Bing Crosby Stakes – Del Mar – United States Haskell Invitational – Monmouth Park – United States Clement L. Hirsch Stakes – Del Mar – United States

JUNE

Yasuda Kinen – Tokyo Racecourse – Japan Ogden Phipps Stakes – Belmont Park – United States Jaipur Invitational Stakes – Belmont Park – United States Metropolitan Handicap – Belmont Park – United States Grande Premio Brasil – Hipodromo da Gavea – Brazil Fleur de Lis Handicap – Churchill Downs – United States Stephen Foster Handicap – Churchill Downs – United States Queen Anne Stakes – Royal Ascot – England Prince of Wales’s Stakes – Royal Ascot – England Norfolk Stakes – Royal Ascot – England Diamond Jubilee Stakes – Royal Ascot – England Gran Premio Pamplona – Hipodromo de Monterrico – Peru Takarazuka Kinen – Hanshin Racecourse – Japan Highlander Stakes – Woodbine – Canada Princess Rooney Handicap – Gulfstream Park – United States

MAY

Gran Premio Criadores – Palermo – Argentina Gran Premio Club Hipico Falabella – Club Hipico de Santiago – Chile Gran Premio 25 de Mayo – San Isidro – Argentina Shoemaker Mile Stakes – Santa Anita Park – United States

APRIL

Doncaster Mile – Royal Randwick – England Legacy Stakes – Royal Randwick – England

FEBRUARY

February Stakes – Tokyo Racecourse – Japan

JANUARY

Cartier Paddock Stakes – Kenilworth – South Africa L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate – Kenilworth – South Africa