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2021 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies

Bet the 2021 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies held at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club on Friday, November 5th.

Information and winners of the “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series races for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies:

9/19/21Pocohantas StakesUSAHidden Connection
10/1/21Chandelier StakesUSAAin't Easy
10/3/21Frizette StakesUSAEcho Zulu
10/8/21Darley Alcibiades StakesUSAJuju's Map

2020 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Results & Payouts

Final results and payouts for the 2020 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies:

2VequistJoel Rosario$15.20 / $6.80 / $4.40
3DayoutoftheofficeJunior Alvarado$5.20 / $3.60
5Girl DaddyJoseph Talamo$3.80
1Simply RavishingLuis Saez
7Princess NoorVictor Espinoza
6Crazy BeautifulBrian Hernandez Jr.
4ThoughtfullyRicardo Santana Jr.

Exotic Payouts:

  • $1.00 Exacta (2-3) Paid: $24.00
  • $0.50 Trifecta (2-3-5) Paid: $58.10
  • $0.10 Superfecta (2-3-5-1) Paid: $34.94

The BC Juvenile Fillies History

The Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies is a $2 million race that brings together the best 2-year-old female horses. In nearly all cases over the years, the winner of the Juvenile Fillies has been named Champion 2-Year-Old Filly.

The Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies has been a part of the world championships since 1984. It is considered a pivotal race in helping determine the shape of the three-year-old filly class for the following year. Usually run at 1 1/16th miles, the race has been contested at 1 mile three times in 1984, 1985 and 1987. It was also run at 1 1/8th miles in 2002.

In the last several years, there have been several major long shots to win the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies race. In 2016 it was Champagne Room (33-1). In 2014 winner was Take Charge Brandi (66-1), the longest shot to ever win the race, and the well-bred filly rewarded her backers with a $125.40 return on a $2 win wager. In 2013 Ria Antonia (32-1) pulled another major upset.

The sensational Songbird won the 2015 edition as the heavy 3-5 odds favorite, and in the history of the Juvenile Fillies, more than half the post time favorites (18) have won the race. Two winners won via disqualification: the inaugural Breeders’ Cup in 1984 by Outstandingly and 2013 by Ria Antonia.  Recent winners in top form have fared well, as 13 of the past 19 Juvenile Fillies champs won their final prep race. A startling stat to note is that horses that went to post at 5-1 odds or greater in their last start are just 2-for-97 in the Juvenile Fillies.

Most of the horses that win the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies will go on to be crowned the American Two-Year-Old Filly of the year, but two horses have gone on to be so much more.

Beholder is the most well renowned winner of the race, having done so in 2012 with a time of 1:43.61. The now retired mare would go on to collect a record of 18-6-0 in 26 starts and $6,156,000 in career earnings along with Eclipse Awards as the best horse in her age category. Her first honor was as the American Champion Two-Year Old Filly in 2012, followed by the American Champion Three-Year Old Filly in 2013. Beholder would also win the 2015 and 2016 Eclipse Award for American Champion Older Dirt Female Horse.

Songbird has followed in Beholder’s footsteps with a daunting record of 15-2-0 I 15 starts with earnings of $4,692,000. She won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile in 2015 and would go on to be recognized as the American Champion Two-Year-Old a year prior to winning the American Champion Three-Year-Old award in 2016.

Both Beholder and Songbird competed ferociously against one another in the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Distaff and registered a photo finish in one of the most exciting races of all time. They are easily the most accomplished prospects to emerge from the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies event.

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Historical Records:

Eight jockeys have won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies race two times, but Mike E. Smith set himself apart from the group by capturing a record 3rd win in 2017. This list of two time winners includes Pat Valenzuela, Pat Day, Jerry Bailey, John Velazquez, Corey Nakatani, Garrett Gomez, Javier Castellano and Joel Rosario.

The fastest time in the 1 1/16 mile BC Juvenile Fillies was by Stardom Bound in 2008, with a winning time of 1:40.99 and Mike Smith was aboard.

D. Wayne Lukas has won more Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies races than any other. He saddled Twilight Ridgein 1985, Open Mind in 1988, Flanders in 1994, Cash Run in 1999, Folklore in 2005 and Take Charge Brandi in 2014.

2020Vequist (2)Joel Rosario / Robert Reid Jr.1:42.30 / Keeneland
2019British Idiom (2)Javier Castellano / Brad H. Cox1:47.07 / Santa Anita Park
2018Jaywalk (2)Joel Rosario / John Servis1:43.62 / Churchill Downs
2017Caledonia Road (2)Mike E. Smith / Ralph E. Nicks1:45.05 / Del Mar Racetrack
2016Champagne Room (2)Mario Gutierrez / Peter Eurton1:45.12 / Santa Anita Park
2015Songbird (2)Mike E. Smith / Jerry Hollendorfer1:42.73 / Keeneland
2014Take Charge Brandi (2)Victor Espinoza / D. Wayne Lukas1:41.95 / Santa Anita Park
2013Ria Antonia (2)Javier Castellano / Jeremiah C. Englehart1:43.02 / Santa Anita Park
2012Beholder (2)Garrett K. Gomez / Richard E. Mandella1:43.61 / Santa Anita Park
2011My Miss Aurelia (2)Corey Nakatani / Steve Asmussen1:46.00 / Churchill Downs
2010Awesome Feather (2)Jeffrey Sanchez / Stanley I. Gold1:45.17 / Churchill Downs
2009She Be Wild (2)Julien Leparoux / Wayne Catalano1:43.80 / Santa Anita Park
2008Stardom Bound (2)Mike E. Smith / Christopher Paasch1:40.99 / Santa Anita Park
2007Indian Blessing (2)Garrett Gomez / Bob Baffert1:44.73 / Monmouth Park
2006Dreaming of Anna (2)René Douglas / Wayne Catalano1:43.81 / Churchill Downs
2005Folklore (2)Edgar Prado / D. Wayne Lukas1:43.85 / Belmont Park
2004Sweet Catomine (2)Corey Nakatani / Julio Canani1:41.65 / Lone Star Park
2003Halfbridled (2)Julie Krone / Richard Mandella1:42.75 / Santa Anita Park
2002Storm Flag Flying (2)John Velazquez / C. R. McGaughey III1:49.60 / Santa Anita Park
2001Tempera (2)David Flores / Eoin G. Harty1:41.49 / Arlington Park
2000Caressing (2)John Velazquez / David R. Vance1:42.60 / Belmont Park
1999Cash Run (2)Jerry Bailey / D. Wayne Lukas1:43.20 / Churchill Downs
1998Silverbulletday (2)Gary Stevens / Bob Baffert1:43.60 / Gulfstream Park
1997Countess Diana (2)Shane Sellers / Patrick B. Byrne1:42.20 / Churchill Downs
1996Storm Song (2)Craig Perret / Nick Zito1:43.60 / Hollywood Park
1995My Flag (2)Jerry Bailey / C. R. McGaughey III1:42.40 / Woodbine
1994Flanders (2)Pat Day / D. Wayne Lukas1:45.20 / Belmont Park
1993Phone Chatter (2)Laffit Pincay Jr. / Richard Mandella1:43.00 / Churchill Downs
1992Eliza (2)Pat Valenzuela / Alex L. Hassinger Jr.1:42.80 / Santa Anita Park
1991Pleasant Stage (2)Ed Delahoussaye / Chris Speckert1:46.40 / Gulfstream Park
1990Meadow Star (2)José A. Santos / LeRoy Jolley1:44.00 / Churchill Downs
1989Go For Wand (2)Randy Romero / William Badgett Jr.1:44.20 / Belmont Park
1988Open Mind (2)Ángel Cordero Jr. / D. Wayne Lukas1:46.60 / Gulfstream Park
1987Epitome (2)Pat Day / Phil Hauswald1:36.40 / Churchill Downs
1986Brave Raj (2)Pat Valenzuela / Melvin F. Stute1:43.20 / Hollywood Park
1985Twilight Ridge (2)Jorge Velásquez / D. Wayne Lukas1:35.80 / Santa Anita Park
1984Outstandingly (2)Walter Guerra / Pancho Martin1:37.80 / Aqueduct

Historical Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Results:

2019 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Entries & Morning Line Odds

PPHorseTrainerMorning Line OddsJockey
1 Donna VeloceSimon Callaghan3-1Flavien Prat
2 Two SixtyMark E. Casse15-1Edgar Zayas
3 Perfect AlibiMark E. Casse10-1Irad Ortiz, Jr.
4 British IdiomBrad Cox7-2Javier Castellano
5 Lazy DaisyDoug F. O’Neill12-1Rafael Bejarano
6 BastBob Baffert7-2John Velazquez
7 Wicked WhisperSteven M. Asmussen7-2Joel Rosario
8 K P DreaminJeff Mullins20-1Ruben Fuentes
9 ComicalDoug F. O’Neill8-1Abel Cedillo

2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Results

The 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships was held from November 4th through the 5th at the Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia, California. It was the 33rd edition of the Breeders’ Cup.

The Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) provided quite the unexpected shock when 33-1 longshot Champagne Room crossed the finish line in first. Nobody saw the unexperienced daughter of Broken Vow as a credible threat to take home the Juvenile Fillies, seeing as how she only had one win in four career starts heading into the race. But, as we all know, anything can happen on the racetrack once the starting gates fly open. Trainer Peter Eurton certainly knows that.

“This means a lot to me,” said Eurton. “I’m trying to hold it in. I’m pretty emotional about it.”

Champagne Room edged out runner-up Valadorna by ¾ of a length, while pre-race favourite American Gal (4-1 odds) finished in third, an additional 3 ¼ lengths behind. For the win, Champagne Room returned $69.20. A $2 exact (6-3) paid out $723.60, with a $1 trifecta (6-3-12) hit paying $2,347,30, and the 10-cent superfecta (6-3-12-11) returned $2,589.24.

Mario Gutierrez was on top of Champagne Room for the win. It was his second Breeders’ Cup win. He previously rode Nyquist to a win in the 2015 Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup.

“I had a perfect trip,” said Gutierrez. “She broke really sharp. I was able to settle behind the speed and when I asked her, she ran with all her heart.”

The win for Champagne Room improved her career record to 2-1-1 in five career starts.