How to watch British Champions Day on Saturday

How to watch British Champions Day on Saturday
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The New York Racing Association is partnering with Fox Sports to present live coverage and analysis of British Champions Day from historic Ascot Racecourse in Ascot, England.

Saturday's special broadcast of Great Britain's richest race day will air on FS2 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT and will feature four classic Group 1 turf races, headlined by the $1.5 million Queen Elizabeth II and the $1.6 million Champion.

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Post time for the Queen Elizabeth II, for 3-year-olds and up going 1 mile, will be 10:10 a.m.; with the Champion, for 3-year-olds and up at 10 furlongs, set for 10:50 a.m.

Coverage will include two other Group 1 races, the $684,000 British Champions Sprint for 3-year-olds and up at six furlongs at 9 a.m.; and the $684,000 British Champions Fillies and Mares for 3-year-olds and up at 1 1/2 miles scheduled for 9:35 a.m.

Two additional turf races will also be featured – the Group 2, $684,000 British Champions Long Distance Cup for 3-year-olds and up going 2 miles, which has a post time of 8:25 a.m.; and the broadcast’s final race, the $273,000 Balmoral Handicap for 3-year-olds and up at 1 mile. Post time for the Balmoral Handicap is 11:30 a.m.

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