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Post times, wagers announced for Breeders' Cup

Breeders' Cup officials announced the post times and wagering schedule Thursday for the 28th annual Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs in November.

The 10-race card on Friday, Nov. 4 will include six Breeders' Cup races: Juvenile Sprint, Juvenile Fillies Turf, Filly and Mare Sprint, Juvenile Fillies, Filly and Mare Turf, and Ladies' Classic.

First post Friday is 2 p.m., with Breeders' Cup racing starting at 4:10 p.m.

The 12 races on Saturday, Nov. 5 include the remaining nine Breeders' Cup races: Marathon, Juvenile Turf, Sprint, Turf Sprint, Juvenile, Mile, Dirt Mile, Turf, and Classic.

First post Saturday is 12:05 p.m., with Breeders' Cup racing starting at 1:20 p.m.

The order of races will be set on Oct. 26.

Friday will feature an Ultra Pick Six on the Breeders' Cup races with a guaranteed gross pool of $750,000. Saturday's Ultra Pick Six will have a pool of $2 million.

New this year is a Breeders' Cup Pick 5 with a 50-cent minimum bet value. The wager, offered on the first five races each day, gives players a chance to cash a large bet for a small investment.

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