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2020 Breeders’ Cup Odds

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Created as a season-ending, multi-race championship event for Thoroughbred racing, the first running of the Breeders’ Cup in 1984 at the now-defunct Hollywood Park featured seven races worth a combined $13 million in purses.

The event has grown significantly in size and scope since then, with the 2018 event offering 14 races and $26.5 million in purses over a two-day program. The Breeders’ Cup days are the two biggest wagering days in North American racing each year.

Probables and Pre-entries for the 2019 running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships meet, which will be held at Santa Anita in Louisville, Kentucky on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, will most likely by released on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time (11:30 a.m. ET). It will be streamed live from Santa Anita on, the official Breeders’ Cup App, and Facebook Live.

The Post Position Draw for 11 of the Breeders’ Cup races will most likely take place at 1 p.m. Pacific Time (4 p.m. ET) at Santa Anita on Monday, Oct. 28. It will be streamed live on

Post positions will be drawn later that day at Santa Anita for the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (4:05 p.m. Pacific Time, 7:05 p.m. ET) and the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (4:10 p.m. Pacific Time, 7:10 p.m. ET).

Morning-line Breeders’ Cup odds will also be announced on October 28. These are a track handicapper’s estimate of what the odds will be on the day, and no bets can be placed on these odds. Betting on the Breeders’ Cup races opens Friday morning, Nov. 1.

Special Double Will Pays for Breeders’ Cup 2019

Juvenile Fillies and Distaff Double

Race 2 $1.00 DBL 4 With:

Required 2 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 2
Winning $1,631.88$1,294.72$1,367.48$10,844.04$3,151.24$991.48$1,033.88$200.60$1,293.36$221.84$2,220.88

Juvenile Turf and Turf Double

Race 2 $1.00 DBL 2 With:

Pays $253.20$354.70$404.90$204.20$47.10$236.80$460.30$641.40$17.70$40.20$80.10$119.50
Required2 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 2
Winning $299.16$213.56$187.12$370.92$1,606.48$319.84$164.60$118.12$4,270.96$1,882.60$945.60$633.60

Juvenile and Classic Double

Race 2 $1.00 DBL 4 With:

Pays $1,031.60$764.50$576.50$344.20$265.20$395.90$386.50$246.70$579.90$301.00$256.00
Required2 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 22 of 2
Winning $230.56$311.12$412.56$690.96$896.80$600.68$615.28$963.80$410.16$790.20$929.00

Double data run Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 – 6:49 AM

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Odds

5th Race, Post Time 4:12pm ET/1:12 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Chimney Rock10-1
2 Band Practice (IRE)12-1
3 Another Miracle15-1
4 Dream Shot (IRE)15-1
5 Encoder15-1
6 Alligator Alley (GB)12-1
7 Kimari7-2
8 Dr Simpson (FR)15-1
9 Four Wheel Drive3-1
10 A’Ali (IRE)6-1
11 King Neptune15-1
12 Cambria12-1

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Odds

6th Race, Post Time 4:52 pm ET/1:52 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Our Country15-1
2 Structor5-1
3 Peace Achieved10-1
4 Decorated Invader4-1
5 Vitalogy (GB)10-1
6 Graceful Kitten15-1
7 Andesite12-1
8 Billy Batts8-1
9 Gear Jockey20-1
10 War Beast20-1
11 Proven Strategies30-1
12 Arizona (IRE)5-2
13 Fort Myers12-1
14 Hit the Road10-1

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Odds

7th Race, Post Time 5:32 pm ET/2:32 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Donna Veloce3-1
2 Two Sixty15-1
3 Perfect Alibi10-1
4 British Idiom7-2
5 Lazy Daisy12-1
6 Bast7-2
7 Wicked Whisper7-2
8 K P Dreamin20-1
9 Comical8-1

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf Odds

8th Race, Post Time 6:15 pm ET/3:12 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Living In The Past (IRE)15-1
2 Croughavouke (IRE)20-1
3 Shadn (IRE)10-1
4 Abscond15-1
5 Daahyeh (GB)5-1
6 Unforgetable (IRE)20-1
7 Crystalle8-1
8 Tango (IRE)10-1
9 Albigna (IRE)9-2
10 Fair Maiden12-1
11 Sharing12-1
12 Sweet Melania5-1
13 Selflessly8-1
14 Etoile12-1

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Odds

9th Race, Post Time 7:03 pm ET/4:03 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Dennis’ Moment8-5
2 Wrecking Crew20-1
3 Shoplifted20-1
4 Storm the Court20-1
5 Scabbard8-1
6 Eight Rings2-1
7 Anneau d’Or15-1
8 Full Flat30-1
9 Maxfield3-1

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint Odds

4th Race, Post Time 2:55 pm ET/11:55 am PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Covfefe2-1
2 Danuska’s My Girl20-1
3 Heavenhasmynikki20-1
4 Come Dancing5-2
5 Lady Ninja10-1
6 Bellafina6-1
7 Selcourt10-1
8 Dawn the Destroyer12-1
9 Spiced Perfection4-1

Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Odds

5th Race, Post Time 3:33 pm ET/12:33 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Totally Boss5-1
2 Pure Sensation5-1
3 Imprimis8-1
4 Shekky Shebaz12-1
5 Stubbins12-1
6 Stormy Liberal8-1
7 Leinster8-1
8 Legends of War20-1
9 Final Frontier6-1
10 Eddie Haskell9-2
11 Om15-1
12 Belvoir Bay (GB)12-1

The Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Odds

6th Race, Post Time 4:10 pm ET/1:10 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Giant Expectations12-1
2 Improbable3-1
3 Spun to Run6-1
4 Mr. Money6-1
5 Omaha Beach8-5
6 Ambassadorial30-1
7 Coal Front6-1
8 Blue Chipper20-1
9 Diamond Oops15-1
10 Snapper Sinclair30-1

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf Odds

7th Race, Post Time 4:54 pm ET/1:54 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Iridessa (IRE)8-1
2 Sistercharlie (IRE)8-5
3 Fleeting (IRE)6-1
4 Billesdon Brook (GB)10-1
5 Mirth20-1
6 Thais (FR)30-1
7 Vasilika8-1
8 Castle Lady (IRE)8-1
9 Villa Marina (GB)8-1
10 Mrs. Sippy8-1
11 Just Wonderful20-1
12 Fanny Logan (IRE)15-1

Breeders’ Cup Sprint Odds

8th Race, Post Time 5:36 pm ET/2:36 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Catalina Cruiser4-1
2 Hog Creek Hustle20-1
3 Firenze Fire12-1
4 Mitole9-5
5 Engage15-1
6 Shancelot4-1
7 Whitmore15-1
8 Landeskog12-1
9 Imperial Hint4-1
10 Matera Sky30-1

Breeders’ Cup Mile Odds

9th Race, Post Time 6:20pm ET/3:20 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Suedois (FR)20-1
2 Lucullan12-1
3 Space Traveller (GB)12-1
4 Trais Fluors (GB)20-1
5 True Valour (IRE)20-1
6 Got Stormy7-2
7 Bolo30-1
8 El Tormenta12-1
9 Circus Maximus (IRE)3-1
10 Without Parole (GB)20-1
11 Uni (GB)7-2
12 Lord Glitters (FR)12-1
13 Hey Gaman (GB)12-1
14 Bowies Hero12-1

Breeders’ Cup Distaff Odds

10th Race, Post Time 7:00 pm ET/4:00 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Paradise Woods5-1
2 Ollie’s Candy15-1
3 Street Band10-1
4 Midnight Bisou6-5
5 Dunbar Road6-1
6 Wow Cat (CHI)15-1
7 Secret Spice10-1
8 La Force (GER)30-1
9 Serengeti Empress12-1
10 Mo See Cal30-1
11 Blue Prize (ARG)6-1

Breeders’ Cup Turf Odds

11th Race, Post Time 7:40 pm ET/4:40 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Zulu Alpha20-1
2 Acclimate20-1
3 United20-1
4 Mount Everest (IRE)15-1
5 Anthony Van Dyck (IRE)3-1
6 Channel Cat15-1
7 Alounak (FR)20-1
8 Bandua20-1
9 Bricks and Mortar9-5
10 Old Persian (GB)4-1
11 Arklow12-1
12 Channel Maker10-1

Breeders’ Cup Classic Odds

12th Race, Post Time 8:44 pm ET/5:44 pm PT

PPHorseMorning Line Odds
1 Math Wizard30-1
2 Seeking the Soul20-1
3 Owendale15-1
4 War of Will20-1
5 Yoshida (JPN)8-1
6 Elate6-1
7 Higher Power6-1
8 McKinzie3-1
9 Mongolian Groom12-1
10 Vino Rosso4-1
11 Code of Honor4-1

2019 Brisnet Breeders’ Cup Past Perfromances for probable horses that are pointed towards being pre-entered in the World Championships.

2018 Brisnet Breeders’ Cup Past Perfromances for probable horses that are pointed towards being pre-entered in the World Championships.

2017 Brisnet Breeders’ Cup Past Perfromances for probable horses that are pointed towards being pre-entered in the World Championships.

Finding Value at the Breeders’ Cup

When it comes to wagering on the Breeders’ Cup races, it’s a must to look for value in all the carded races – and because of the class of the horses and the size of the fields, there’s plenty to be found.

The Breeders’ Cup races frequently get somewhere near their capacity of 14 runners (12 for the Dirt Mile). Any time this happens, it’s usually likely there will be greater value than most races in the year, when there are usually about eight or nine runners. When there’s 14 horses in the field, the money has more runners to be spread around, which results in greater payouts.

In addition, the Breeders’ Cup usually brings together all the best horses in training in North America, along with some of the best from Europe, and occasionally from other parts of the world. There is normally never fields with as many good horses in each racing division than there is at the Breeders’ Cup, which means there’s likely to be better value for horses that usually start at shorter odds.

One good example of this was the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile in 2015. Bar his maiden race, the unbeaten Californian colt Nyquist hadn’t started at more than even money in any start prior to the Juvenile, including two grade one races. But at the Juvenile, with a full field of 14, and with the best of the East Coast runners there to take him on, he started as 4.7-1 second favorite. He duly won, and never started at those odds again – not even against 20 horses in the Kentucky Derby, which he won at 2.3-1 odds.

Another good example of how field strength can produce great odds was the Ladies’ Classic (which has since returned to its original name of the Distaff) in 2012. Defending champion Royal Delta had raced four times in the U.S. that year for three wins, and had not started at a price longer than 0.85-1. But in the Ladies’ Classic, despite a field size of eight, there was enough depth in the field that Royal Delta started at 1.7-1. She duly won the race.

Large field sizes also produce some fantastic returns for exotic bets. Over the last 10 years of the Breeders’ Cup, the average payouts for the exacta are $196, trifecta $1,870, and the superfecta $15,363. So when you’re risking your bankroll during the two days of Breeders’ Cup races, know that victory is found also in value, and sometimes a life changing score.

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Wynn Las Vegas Breeders’ Cup Odds

With the expansion of Sportsbooks into the United States markets, Wynn Las Vegas has greatly reduced the availability of horse futures since 2018.

The Wynn Las Vegas provides advance odds on horses to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic and while some horses will earn their way into the Classic through the ‘Win and You’re In’ Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, others will be pointed towards the race and rely on top race efforts that earns points and prestige.

On June 18, 2018, Wynn Las Vegas opened wagering for the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Classic, and offered 68 horses as early wagering entries. Justify was the favorite at 5/2 odds.

Odds on the horses can changed based on wagers and amount accepted by the Wynn. Also, wagers on horses listed that do not start the Breeders‘ Cup Classic are considered losing wagers and there are no refunds.

Here is a listing of the expected contenders, some long shots and notable wins by those challengers for the Classic. An asterisk (*) indicates probable.

last updated: June 20, 2018

Horse Name Odds
AUDIBLE   18/1
AX MAN   85/1
MATROOH   65/1
BOLT D’ORO   75/1
McKINZIE   30/1
BRAVAZO   40/1
MR FREEZE   75/1
MY BOY JACK   40/1
NOBLE INDY   100/1
PATCH   85/1
DABSTER   100/1
PAVEL   15/1
QUIP   75/1
DR. DORR   30/1
ENTICED   50/1
GIRVIN   75/1
TAPWRIT   22/1
TENFOLD   50/1
HOFBURG   30/1
WAR STORY   60/1

Breeders’ Cup Odds History and Post Position Draw

Each Breeders’ Cup race is limited to 14 runners, with the lone exception of the Dirt Mile, which is limited to 12 runners.   

After all the races have been drawn, the track handicapper derives a morning line for each race that is run on Friday and Saturday.

The Breeders’ Cup is known for long shots and the biggest payoff in the Breeders’ Cup Classic was in 1993 at Santa Anita, when a French horse named Arcangues won for jockey Jerry Bailey at staggering odds of 133/1. Arcangues paid a whopping $269.20 on a $2 win bet.

The shortest-priced favorites to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic are Cigar, who completed a perfect season when winning in 1995, and Triple Crown hero American Pharoah in 2015.

Sent off at 3/5, Cigar went on to win by 2 ½ lengths over a muddy track at Belmont Park and paying a minimal $3.40. That victory was jockey Jerry Bailey’s 3rd consecutive win in the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

American Pharoah’s victory completed U.S. Thoroughbred Racing’s Grand Slam for the first time – the Triple Crown plus the Breeders’ Classic. He coasted to victory by 6 ½ lengths under jockey Victor Espinoza.  

One of the best wagers during Breeders’ Cup weekend is the pick 4. The pick 4 is offered three times on Friday and Saturday race cards. The pick 4 is a very budget friendly wager for bettors as the minimum wager is 50 cents, and it can produce some fantastic payoffs.

In 2011, the late pick 4 of St Nicholas Abbey (Turf), Hansen(Juvenile), Court Vision (Mile), and Drosselmeyer (Classic) paid $46,814 on a 50-cent wager, and in 2014 there was another huge five-figure pick 4 payout for $32,691 for Take Charge Brandi (Juvenile Fillies), Dayatthespa (Filly & Mare Turf), Judy the Beauty (Filly & Mare Sprint), and Bobby’s Kitten (Turf Sprint).