10/14/2008 11:00PM

Breeders' Cup sets race order


Breeders' Cup on Wednesday released the race order and post times for the two Breeders' Cup cards at Santa Anita on Oct. 24 and 25.

The first of five Breeders' Cup races on Friday will be the Filly and Mare Sprint, with a post time of 3:35 p.m. Eastern. That race will be followed by the Juvenile Fillies Turf, 4:15; Juvenile Fillies, 4:55; Filly and Mare Turf, 5:35; and the Ladies' Classic, 6:15. The full 10-race card will start at 2:05 with two allowance races, and the Ladies' Classic will be followed by the Grade 2 Las Palmas Handicap and two races carded by Santa Anita's racing office.

The Saturday card will start at 1:10 p.m. Eastern with the Marathon, followed by the Turf Sprint, 1:50; Dirt Mile, 2:30; Mile, 3:15; Juvenile, 3:55; Juvenile Turf, 4:35; Sprint, 5:15; Turf, 6:00; and Classic, 6:45. Two races, the Damascus Stakes and the Oak Tree Derby, will follow the Classic.

This is the first year in which Breeders' Cup will hold all the races restricted to fillies on the Friday card, which includes a pick six ending with the Las Palmas. The Saturday card will include a pick six ending with the Classic, and three pick four bets. One pick four will start with the Turf Sprint and end with the Juvenile, and another will start with the Juvenile Turf and end with the Classic. Rolling daily doubles and pick three bets will be available on all the races.