If a horse wins a race in the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series, it earns an automatic spot in a Breeders' Cup event. A pair of those races will run Saturday at Saratoga in the Flower Bowl and the Jockey Club Gold Cup.
How to Watch:
Date: Sep. 4, 2021
Time: 6 p.m. ET
TV: NBC Sports Network
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The first race is the Flower Bowl, a 1.25-mile turf race for three-year-old fillies and mares. The winner will compete in the Longines Turf. War Like Goddess is a favorite in the race. In six career starts, the horse has five wins.
The Jockey Club Gold Cup is a qualifier for the Longines Breeders' Cup Classic.
Entering the race, Happy Saver has five wins and a third in six career starts, including a win at Saratoga last July. Max Player has three wins, a second and two thirds in 10 starts, and the horse is coming off a strong win at Belmont Park in July.
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