Coverage of the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita

Post Positions Drawn for Breeders' Cup

The 15-race Breeders' Cup begins Friday with six races

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

    1. Grace Hall
    2. My Miss Aurelia
    3. Class Included
    4. Questing
    5. Awesome Feather
    6. Royal Delta
    7. Include Me Out
    8. Love and Pride

    Breeders' Cup Classic
    5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3

    1. Pool Play
    2. Flat Out
    3. Alpha
    4. Fort Larned
    5. Game On Dude
    6. Brilliant Speed
    7. Handsome Mike
    8. Nonios
    9. Richard’s Kid
    10. Ron The Greek
    11. Mucho Macho Man
    12. To Honor and Serve

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