Breeders' Cup Odds
Pre-entries for the 33rd running of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup, which be held at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Ca. on November 4 and November 5, will be released on Wednesday, October 26 and the Rood & Riddle Post Position Draw for 11 of the Breeders' Cup races will take place from 1-2 p.m. (PT) at the Top-O-The-Stretch at Santa Anita on Monday, October 31.
Post positions for the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff and $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic will be drawn from 3:30-5:30 in the Chandelier Room.
Morning-line odds will also be announced on October 31 and betting on the Breeders’ Cup races opens Friday morning, November 4.
Created as a season-ending, multi-race championship event, the first running of the Breeders’ Cup in 1984 featured seven races worth a combined $13 million in purses.
The Breeders’ Cup has grown significantly in size and scope, with the 2016 event offering 13 races and $26.5 million in purses over a two-day program.