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2022 Breeders’ Cup Sprint
The 2022 Breeders’ Cup Mile will be held at Keeneland on Saturday, November 5th.
Official Entries & Morning Line Odds
Race 7, Post Time 2:30 pm (ET)
The QATAR RACING BREEDERS’ CUP SPRINT (GI) is a six furlong race for 3-year-olds and up. The race carries a guaranteed purse of $2 million, including travel awards. Horses entered are:
|PP||ML Odds||Horse||Jockey / Trainer|
|1||30-1||Manny Wah||Corey Lanerie / Wayne M. Catalano|
|2||4-1||Kimari||Jose Ortiz / Wesley A. Ward|
|3||20-1||O Besos||Tyler Gaffalione / Gregory D. Foley|
|4||10-1||American Theorem||Joe Bravo / George Papaprodromou|
|5||12-1||Aloha West||Luis Saez / Wayne M. Catalano|
|6||6-1||Elite Power||Irad Ortiz, Jr. / William I. Mott|
|7||30-1||Super Ocho (CHI)||Hector Berrios / Amador Merei Sanchez|
|8||20-1||C Z Rocket||Flavien Prat / Peter Miller|
|9||4-5||Jackie's Warrior||Joel Rosario / Steven M. Asmussen|
|10||30-1||Willy Boi||Chantal Sutherland / Jorge Delgado|
|11||30-1||Flash of Mischief||Cristian Torres / Karl Broberg|
Information and winners of the “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series races for the 2022 Breeders’ Cup Sprint:
|7/30/2022||Bing Crosby Stakes||USA||American Theorem|
|10/7/2022||Phoenix Stakes||USA||Manny Wah|
|10/8/2022||Vosburgh Stakes||USA||Elite Power|
Recent Breeders’ Cup Sprint News
Breeders’ Cup 2022 Post Times, Wagering Menu, Entries
It’s nearly here. Fields have been finalized for the 2022 Breeders’ Cup, which for the third time will be held at Keeneland, near Lexington in the heart of Kentucky Thoroughbred country. The two-day event begins Friday, Nov. 4 and concludes Saturday, Nov. 5.
Breeders’ Cup: Dirt race trends
The biggest weekend in racing is rapidly approaching as the Breeders’ Cup World Championships are set to be contested at Keeneland on Nov. 4-5. Two prior Cups were hosted by the historic Lexington, Kentucky venue, when the championships took place there in both 2015 and 2020. I will take a look back at those results to unveil some trends that might be worth exploring for this year’s edition.
History’s Top 10 Breeders’ Cup Sprint performances
Every year, the best dirt sprinters in North America square off over six furlongs in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), one of the oldest and richest races of the Breeders’ Cup program.
2022 Breeders’ Cup Sprint Results & Payouts
Final results and payouts for the 2022 Breeders’ Cup Sprint:
|POST||HORSE||JOCKEY / TRAINER||WIN / PLACE|
|6||Elite Power||Irad Ortiz, Jr. / William I. Mott||$13.10 / $6.54 / $3.54|
|8||C Z Rocket||Flavien Prat / Peter Miller||$19.64 / $7.96|
|9||Jackie's Warrior||Joel Rosario / Steven M. Asmussen||$2.54|
|1||Manny Wah||Corey J. Lanerie / Wayne M. Catalano|
|3||O Besos||Tyler Gaffalione / Gregory D. Foley|
|7||Super Ocho (CHI)||Hector Isaac Berrios / Amador Merei Sanchez|
|2||Kimari||Jose L. Ortiz / Wesley A. Ward|
|4||American Theorem||Joe Bravo / George Papaprodromou|
|11||Flash of Mischief||Cristian A. Torres / Karl Broberg|
|10||Willy Boi||Chantal Sutherland / Jorge Delgado|
|5||Aloha West||Luis Saez / Wayne M. Catalano|
- $1.00 Exacta (6-8) Paid: $196.20
- $0.50 Trifecta (6-8-9) Paid: $342.36
- $0.10 Superfecta (6-8-9-1) Paid: $1,097.42
Watch the 2022 Breeders’ Cup Sprint
The BC Sprint History
The Breeders’ Cup Sprint is a recently raised $2 million race contested at 6 furlongs. The world’s fastest Thoroughbred’s compete among open competition for horses three-years-old and older. The BC Sprint has been run every year since 1984 with Eillo winning the inaugural race at Hollywood Park.
The 1989 BC Sprint at Gulfstream was a memorable race, as the filly Safely Kept turned for home in the lead following blistering splits. But jockey Angel Cordero, Jr. came flying along the rail with Dancing Spree to nip her by a nose at the wire for owner Ogden Phipps.
The 2015 winner Runhappy, a three-year-old son of Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver, won as the 8-5 favorite in a then track-record time of 1:08.58 at Keeneland.
Many of the winners from the Breeders’ Cup Sprint go on to earn honors as American Champion Sprint Horse from the Eclipse Awards, including Roy H (2017, 2018), Whitmore (2020), Mitole (2019), Drefong (2016), Big Drama (2010), Squirtle Squirt (2001).
Breeders’ Cup Sprint Historical Records:
Jockey Corey Nakatani has won the Breeders’ Cup Sprint a record four times, while trainer Bob Baffert has been a winner a record five times including in 2016 with Drefong. The 2016 runner-up, and race favorite Masochistic, was disqualified more than a month after the race following a pair of tests which confirmed the presence of the steroid stanozolol in the horse’s system. The horse’s trainer and connections also forfeited the accompanying $255,000 place money.
Five horses stopped the clock with a winning time of less than 1:08.00, with the fastest time by Baffert-trained Midnight Lute in 2008 (1:07.08). Midnight Lute is a two-time winner of the BC Sprint, winning each time with the late jockey Garrett Gomez aboard. Midnight Lute shares the record for most wins with Roy H, who won the race back to back in 2017 and 2018. Four other winners have also recorded times that broke the 1:08.00 plateau. These include Kona Gold in 2000, Artax in 1999, Cajun Beat in 2003 and Trinniberg in 2012.
The legendary trainer Bob Baffert has established himself as a force in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint with five wins. He first saw the winner’s circle with Thirty Slews in 1992 before winning the aforementioned back-to-back reigns with Midnight Lute in 2007 and 2008. He has since won with Secret Circle in 2013 and most recently with Drefong in 2016.
Corey Nakatani has won this race on four occasions, making him the winningest jockey in Breeders’ Cup Sprint history. He won with Lit Justice first in 1996 and followed up a year later with Elmhurst in 1997 and again with Reraise in 1998. Nakatani would return nearly a decade later to win his fourth title aboard Thor’s Echo in 2006.
|YEAR||HORSE (AGE)||JOCKEY / TRAINER||TIME / VENUE|
|2022||Elite Power (4)||Irad Ortiz, Jr. / William I. Mott||1:09.11 / Keeneland|
|2021||Aloha West (4)||Jose L. Ortiz / Wayne M. Catalano||1:08.49 / Del Mar Racetrack|
|2020||Whitmore (7)||Irad Ortiz Jr. / Ron Moquett||1:08.61 / Keeneland|
|2019||Mitole (4)||Ricardo Santana Jr. / Steve Asmussen||1:09.00 / Santa Anita Park|
|2018||Roy H (6)||Paco Lopez / Peter Miller||1:08.24 / Churchill Downs|
|2017||Roy H (5)||Kent Desormeaux / Peter Miller||1:08.61 / Del Mar Racetrack|
|2016||Drefong (3)||Martin Garcia / Bob Baffert||1:08.79 / Santa Anita Park|
|2015||Runhappy (3)||Edgar Prado / Maria Borell||1:08.58 / Keeneland|
|2014||Work All Week (5)||Florent Geroux / Roger Brueggemann||1:08.28 / Santa Anita Park|
|2013||Secret Circle (4)||Martin Garcia / Bob Baffert||1:08.73 / Santa Anita Park|
|2012||Trinniberg (3)||Willie Martinez / Shivananda Parbhoo||1:07.98 / Santa Anita Park|
|2011||Amazombie (5)||Mike E. Smith / Bill Spawr||1:09.17 / Churchill Downs|
|2010||Big Drama (4)||Eibar Coa / David Fawkes||1:09.05 / Churchill Downs|
|2009||Dancing in Silks (4)||Joel Rosario / Carla Gaines||1:08.14 / Santa Anita Park|
|2008||Midnight Lute (5)||Garrett Gomez / Bob Baffert||1:07.08 / Santa Anita Park|
|2007||Midnight Lute (4)||Garrett Gomez / Bob Baffert||1:09.18 / Monmouth Park|
|2006||Thor's Echo (4)||Corey Nakatani / Doug O'Neill||1:08.80 / Churchill Downs|
|2005||Silver Train (3)||Edgar Prado / Richard Dutrow||1:08.86 / Belmont Park|
|2004||Speightstown (6)||John Velazquez / Todd A. Pletcher||1:08.11 / Lone Star Park|
|2003||Cajun Beat (3)||Cornelio Velásquez / Steve Margolis||1:07.95 / Santa Anita Park|
|2002||Orientate (4)||Jerry Bailey / D. Wayne Lukas||1:08.89 / Santa Anita Park|
|2001||Squirtle Squirt (3)||Jerry Bailey / Robert J. Frankel||1:08.41 / Arlington Park|
|2000||Kona Gold (6)||Alex Solis / Bruce Headley||1:07.60 / Belmont Park|
|1999||Artax (4)||Jorge F. Chavez / Louis Albertrani||1:07.80 / Churchill Downs|
|1998||Reraise (3)||Corey Nakatani / Craig Dollase||1:09.00 / Gulfstream Park|
|1997||Elmhurst (7)||Corey Nakatani / Jenine Sahadi||1:08.20 / Churchill Downs|
|1996||Lit de Justice (6)||Corey Nakatani / Jenine Sahadi||1:08.60 / Hollywood Park|
|1995||Desert Stormer (5)||Kent Desormeaux / Frank Lyons||1:09.00 / Woodbine|
|1994||Cherokee Run (4)||Mike E. Smith / Frank A. Alexander||1:09.40 / Belmont Park|
|1993||Cardmania (7)||Ed Delahoussaye / Derek Meredith||1:08.60 / Churchill Downs|
|1992||Thirty Slews (5)||Eddie Delahoussaye / Bob Baffert||1:08.20 / Santa Anita Park|
|1991||Sheikh Albadou (3)||Pat Eddery / Alex Scott||1:09.20 / Gulfstream Park|
|1990||Safely Kept (4)||Craig Perret / Alan E. Goldberg||1:09.60 / Churchill Downs|
|1989||Dancing Spree (4)||Ángel Cordero Jr. / C. R. McGaughey III||1:09.00 / Belmont Park|
|1988||Gulch (4)||Ángel Cordero Jr. / D. Wayne Lukas||1:10.40 / Gulfstream Park|
|1987||Very Subtle (3)||Pat Valenzuela / Melvin F. Stute||1:08.80 / Churchill Downs|
|1986||Smile (4)||Jacinto Vásquez / Scotty Schulhofer||1:08.40 / Hollywood Park|
|1985||Precisionist (4)||Chris McCarron / Ross Fenstermaker||1:08.40 / Santa Anita Park|
|1984||Eillo (4)||Craig Perret / Budd Lepman||1:10.20 / Aqueduct|