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Breeders’ Cup Preview Panel, Viewing Party Events at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

Irad Ortiz gives Lady Eli a pat on the neck after she won the Wonder Again at Belmont Park in 2015. The mare a possible starter in the Breeders' Cup for New York Trainer Chad Brown. Credits: Joe Labozzetta/NYRA

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be hosting two special events related to the Breeders’ Cup. The Museum’s annual Countdown to the Breeders’ Cup, featuring analysis of the upcoming races, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 at noon and a viewing party for the Breeders’ Cup races will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Both events will take place in the Hall of Fame gallery and are open to the public and free to attend.

Breeders’ Cup events at a glance:

Countdown to the Breeders’ Cup: Racing experts Tom Amello and Michael Veitch will analyze each of the Breeders’ Cup races, offer predictions and answer questions from the audience.

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The first 150 guests will receive a complimentary copy of The BloodHorse’s Breeders’ Cup preview edition, featuring past performances of all the pre-entries. Brien Bouyea, the Museum’s communications officer, will serve as the event moderator.

When: Saturday, Oct. 28, 12 p.m.

Where: Hall of Fame gallery

Cost: Free to attend

Breeders’ Cup Viewing Party: Watch the Breeders’ Cup races in the Hall of Fame Gallery. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

When: Saturday, Nov. 4, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Hall of Fame gallery

Cost: Free to attend (food and beverage will be available for purchase)

For more information about the Museum, including special events and program offerings, please call (518) 584-0400 or visit our website at

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