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Breeders’ Cup 2016: Start Time, TV Channel & Schedule of Races

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The last major horse-racing event of 2016 continues Saturday with the second day of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Racetrack.

The main event, of course, is the 1.25-mile Classic, which boasts a massive $6 million purse. All eyes in that race, of course, will be on 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, who will look at add to his already historic $13.4 million in career earnings.

At 8-11, Chrome is certainly the odds-on favorite, but he’ll find stiff competition from Arrogate (11-4) and Frosted (15-2). You can find the complete list of odds here.

Here’s a rundown of the viewing info and complete schedule of the races for the day:


Breeders’ Cup 2016 Viewing Info

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2016

Start Time: The first race starts posts at 3:05 p.m. ET

TV Channel: NBC Sports Network (2:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET); NBC (8 p.m. – 9 p.m. ET)

Live Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra or Sling TV (On Sling TV, coverage of NBCSN is available nationally, while NBC is only available to select markets). You can click here for more live stream info


Breeders’ Cup 2016 Schedule of Races

Note: All times are ET. You can click here for results and betting payouts for each race





Race Time Distance Purse
Juvenile Fillies 3:05 p.m. 1 1/16 mi. $2 million
Filly & Mare Turf 3:45 p.m. 1 1/4 mi. $2 million
Sprint 4:21 p.m. 6 furlongs $1.5 million
Turf Sprint 5:05 p.m. 6 1/2 furlongs $1 million
Juvenile 5:43 p.m. 1 1/16 mi. $2 million
Turf 6:22 p.m. 1 1/2 mi. $4 million
Filly & Mare Sprint 7:02 p.m. 7 furlongs $1 million
Mile 7:40 p.m. 1 mi. $2 million
Classic 8:35 p.m. 1 1/4 mi. $6 million


Breeders’ Cup 2016 Betting Payouts for Every Saturday Race

All the results and betting payouts for every Saturday race at the 2016 Breeders' Cup World Championships.

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Breeders’ Cup Classic 2016 Purse & Prize Money Breakdown

The Breeders' Cup Classic is one of the most lucrative events in horse racing. Here's everything you need to know about the purse and prize money distribution.

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