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2023 Breeders’ Cup Prep Races

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The 2023 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series consists of 80 races taking place in 11 countries around the world, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, England, France, Ireland, Japan, Peru, and South Africa.

Winners of each race are awarded a qualifying position in their respective Breeders’ Cup World Championship race, earning a chance to compete for purses totaling $31 million!

The 40th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships take place on Nov. 3-4th, 2023 at Santa Anita Park.

Breeders’ Cup Prep Races by Division

Breeders’ Cup Classic Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
2/19/2023February StakesJapan
7/1/2023Stephen Foster StakesUSA
7/22/2023Haskell StakesUSA
8/5/2023The Whitney USA
8/23/2023Juddmonte International StakesUK
9/2/2023Pacific ClassicUSA
9/2/2023Jockey Club Gold CupUSA
9/30/2023Awesome Again StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
6/10/2023Metropolitan HandicapUSA
8/26/2023Pat O'Brien StakesUSA
9/30/2023Ack Ack StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Distaff Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
5/1/2023Gran Premio CriadoresArgentina
6/10/2023Ogden Phipps HandicapUSA
8/5/2023Clement L. Hirsch StakesUSA
10/8/2023Spinster StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
8/26/2023The BallerinaUSA
9/30/2023Princess RooneyUSA
10/7/2023Thoroughbred Club of America StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
1/7/2023Cartier Paddock StakesSouth Africa
5/14/2023Victoria MileJapan
6/28/2023Gran Premio PamplonaPeru
8/12/2023Beverly D. StakesUSA
8/24/2023Darley Yorkshire OaksUK
9/2/2023Flower Bowl StakesUSA
9/9/2023Matron StakesIreland
10/1/2023Prix de L'Opera LonginesFrance
10/7/2023Rodeo Drive StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
10/7/2023The ChampagneUSA
10/7/2023Breeders' FuturityUSA
10/7/2023American Pharoah StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
10/6/2023Darley Alcibiades StakesUSA
10/7/2023Frizette StakesUSA
10/7/2023Chandelier StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
9/10/2023Moyglare Stud StakesIreland
9/16/2023Natalma StakesCanada
9/29/2023Rockfel StakesUK
10/1/2023Miss Grillo StakesUSA
10/1/2023Qatar Prix Marcel BoussacFrance
10/6/2023Jessamine StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
9/9/2023Champions Juvenile StakesIreland
9/16/2023Summer StakesCanada
9/30/2023Royal Lodge StakesUK
10/1/2023Pilgrim StakesUSA
10/1/2023Qatar Prix Jean-Luc LagardereFrance
10/8/2023Bourbon StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
6/22/2023Norfolk StakesUK
8/21/2023Darley Prix MornyFrance
10/8/2023Futurity StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Mile Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
1/7/2023L'Ormarins Queens PlateSouth Africa
5/29/2023Gran Premio Club Hipico FalabellaChile
5/29/2023Shoemaker MileUSA
6/4/2023Yasuda KinenJapan
6/20/2023Queen Anne StakesUK
8/2/2023Qatar Sussex StakesUK
8/12/2023The FourstardaveUSA
8/13/2023Prix Jacques Le MaroisFrance
9/16/2023Woodbine MileUSA
10/7/2023Coolmore Turf Mile StakesUSA
10/21/2023Queen Elizabeth II StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Sprint Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
7/29/2023Bing Crosby StakesUSA
9/30/2023Vosburgh StakesUSA
10/6/2023Phoenix StakesUSA

Breeders’ Cup Turf Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
12/17/2022Gran Premio International Carlos PellegriniArgentina
6/18/2023Grande Premio Brasil / BrazilBrazil
6/21/2023Prince of Wales's StakesUK
6/25/2023Takarazuka KinenJapan
7/29/2023King George VI & Queen Elizabeth StakesUK
8/26/2023The Sword DancerUSA
9/2/2023Del Mar HandicapUSA
9/9/2023Kentucky Turf CupUSA
9/9/2023Irish Champion StakesIRE
10/1/2023Qatar Prix de L'Arc de TriompheFrance
10/21/2023Champion StakesUK

Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Prep Races

DATERACECOUNTRYWINNER
6/10/2023Jaipur StakesUSA
6/20/2023King's Stand StakesUK
8/25/2023Nunthorpe StakesUK
9/2/2023Green Flash HandicapUSA
9/9/2023Turf Sprint StakesUSA
9/10/2023Flying Five StakesIreland
10/1/2023Prix de L'Abbaye de Longchamp LonginesFrance