ARCADIA, CA - OCTOBER 29: Horses train in preparation for the 2012 Breeder's Cup at Santa Anita Park on October 29, 2012 in Arcadia, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Post-position draws for the Breeders' Cup were chosen Monday at Santa Anita Park.
A total of 180 horses were pre-entered last week for the 15-race event, which is offering a total of $25.5 million in purses. The field includes eight defending or former champions.
The $5 million Classic, limited to 14 starters, will be broadcast live Nov. 3 on NBC. The two-day event will open Friday with six races, highlighted by the Ladies' Classic.
Santa Anita is hosting the event for the sixth time.
Here's a list of the horses' post positions.
Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic
4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2
Breeders' Cup Classic
5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3