Breeders' Cup Gates & Post Times

Gates Open

Friday, November 2nd: Opens at 10 AM

Saturday, November 3rd: Opens at 8 AM

Gate Locations

Breeders' Cup guests can enter through the Paddock or Clubhouse Gate. See the Maps & Directions page for a map of those gate locations.

Gate Entry Process

Step 1: Visit a patron entry location located at the Paddock or Clubhouse Gates.

Step 2: Enter bag check and proceed through the security screening area. For a full list of what is permitted/prohibited please visit: Security Information

Step 3: Have your ticket or mobile device out and ready to be scanned at a turnstile or by an attendant.

Step 4: Proceed through the turnstiles.

Step 5: Visit the appropriate wristband location to re-scan your ticket or mobile device. An attendant will provide an access wristband, which you will need to access your seating location.

Step 6: Enjoy your day at Churchill Downs

Box Office

Friday, November 2nd: Opens at 9 AM

Saturday, November 3rd Opens at 7 AM

No Re-Entry Policy

Re-entry is not allowed after exiting the facility on any Breeders' Cup live race day. Guests are not permitted to leave Churchill Downs and return on the same ticket. Re-admittance will only be allowed in case of emergency.

Dress Code

While there is no dress code for guests purchasing reserved box or general admission tickets to Churchill Downs, management reserves the right to deny admission to anyone whose attire they consider to be inappropriate. Click here to review dress codes for designated dining areas.

Post Times
Breeders' Cup Friday, Nov. 2nd
RacePost TimeWagering
112:55PMWPS EX DD P3 P5 SH-5
21:28PMWPS EX DD P3 P4 SH-5
32:02PMWPS EX DD P3 SH-5
42:36PMWPS EX DD P3 S6 SH-5
53:21PMWPS EX DD P3 P5 SH-5 Juvenile Turf Sprint
64:00PMWPS EX DD P3 P4 SH-5Juvenile Fillies Turf
74:40PMWPS EX DD P3 P4 SH-5Juvenile Fillies
85:22PMWPS EX DD P3 SH-5Juvenile Turf
96:05PMWPS EX DD SH-5Juvenile
106:43PMWPS EX SH-5
Breeders' Cup Saturday, Nov. 3rd
RacePost TimeWagering
110:45AMWPS EX DD P3 P5 SH-5
211:15AMWPS EX DD P3 P4 SH-5
312:00PMWPS EX DD P3 SH-5Filly & Mare Sprint
412:38PMWPS EX DD P3 P4 SH-5Turf Sprint
51:16PMWPS EX DD P3 SH-5Dirt Mile
62:04PMWPS EX DD P3 P6 SH-5Filly & Mare Turf
72:46PMWPS EX DD P3 P5 SH-5Sprint
83:36PMWPS EX DD P3 P4 SH-5
Mile
94:16PMWPS EX DD P3 SH-5
Distaff
104:56PMWPS EX DD P3 SH-5Turf
115:44PMWPS EX DD SH5Classic
126:22PMWPS EX SH-5

Note: There will be Trifecta wagering on all races that have five or more separate betting interests. There will be Superfecta wagering on all races that have six or more separate betting interests.

Note: Trifecta and Superfecta wagering on all races that qualify under Kentucky Statutes Daily Double wagers are $1 minimum straight bets. Jackpot Super High-5 wagers are $.50 minimum. The Pick-6 is a $2.00 minimum wager. Trifecta, Pick-3, Pick-4 and Pick-5 wagers are $.50 minimum straight bets. The Exacta is a $2.00 minimum straight bet with $1.00 boxes and wheels. Superfecta wagers are $.10 minimum straight bets.





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