The 2021 Breeders' Cup World Championships is the 38th edition of the premier event of the North American thoroughbred horse racing year. The 14 races, all but one of which are Grade I, will take place on November 5 and 6. Coverage on Saturday begins at 2:30 p.m. ET through 8:00 p.m. on NBC Sports Network and TVG Network.
The Brad Cox-trained Knicks Go is the 5-2 morning-line favorite and Belmont Stakes winner Essential Quality, who also is trained by Cox, is the 3-1 second choice in the nine-horse field.
Breeders Cup 2021 Viewing Information
When: Friday, November 5 - Saturday, November 6, 2021
Time: Friday: 5 to 9 p.m. ET/Saturday: 2:30 p.m. ET to 9 p.m. ET.
Where: Del Mar Racetrack
TV: NBC (8-9 p.m. on Sunday), NBCSN (5-9 p.m. on Friday, 2:30-8 p.m. on Saturday)
Live Stream: Local TV Channel
Breeders Cup 2021 Online TV Channel
NBC Sports is home to the 38th Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Coverage begins on Friday, Nov. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN and resumes on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN before jumping to NBC from 8 to 9 p.m. ET.
In Canada, the 2021 Breeders Cup 2021l Race airs on Sportsnet. Outside of the country, the BOOST National will air on Yare to subscribers, where it is available. If you’re having a hard time finding the broadcast, it may not be available in your area. In this case, we recommend you check out GAMEPASSTV
In the United States the Breeders' Cup will be televised live on NBC, NBCSN, and TVG. Most of the coverage of the event will be televised by NBCSN and TVG on both days. Breeders' Cup Classic will be live and in prime time on NBC.
In the United Kingdom ITV will telecast Breeders' Cup Turf and Breeders' Cup Classic on the main channel and the other races except for the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint will be on ITV4
Breeders Cup 2021 Online Schedule
Friday, November 5th
Juvenile Turf Sprint: 5:50 p.m. ET, 5/8 of a mile, $1 million
Juvenile Fillies: 6:30 p.m. ET, 1 1/16 miles, $2 million
Juvenile Fillies Turf: 7:10 p.m. ET, 1 mile, $1 million
Juvenile: 7:50 p.m. ET, 1 1/16 miles, $2 million
Juvenile Turf: 8:30 p.m. ET, 1 mile, $1 million
Saturday, November 6th
Filly & Mare Sprint: 3:05 p.m. ET, 7/8 mile, $1 million
Turf Sprint: 3:40 p.m. ET, 5/8 mile, $1 million
Dirt Mile: 4:19 p.m. ET, 1 mile, $1 million
Filly & Mare Turf: 4:59 p.m. ET, 1 3/8 miles, $2 million
Sprint: 5:38 p.m. ET, 3/4 mile, $2 million
The Mile: 6:20 p.m. ET, 1 mile, $2 million
Distaff: 7:00 p.m. ET, 1 1/8 miles, $2 million
Breeders Cup Turf: 7:40 p.m. ET, 1 1/2 miles, $4 million
Breeders Cup Classic: 8:40 p.m. ET, 1 1/4 miles, $6 million