2013 Breeders Cup
Breeders Cup Odds
Among mainstream sports fans, there is no bigger race than the Kentucky Derby. Among horse racing fans and horse bettors, there is no bigger series of races than the Breeders Cup.
Every autumn, the best horses in the world gather for the world championships and the chance to earn millions in prize money.
Not surprisingly, finding the best Breeders Cup odds has become a challenge as this event (at Churchill Downs in 2011 and Santa Anita in 2012) continues to soar in popularity.
Betting on Breeders Cup odds has become the biggest handicapping thrill of the year, surpassing even the Triple Crown races from the spring.
This site aims to provide novice and passionate horse racing fans with the best horse racing news, picks, odds and tutorials.
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Final Betting Odds, Prop Bets for 2013 Breeders Cup
Bovada is offering a wide range of wagering options for the 2013 Breeders’ Cup that includes locking in your betting odds to win early, prop bets, match ups, and even future betting on the 2014 Kentucky Derby.
Game On Dude is currently the 11/4 betting favorite for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, which will be run on Saturday. The gelding was the beaten favorite last year in a seventh place finish.
Last year’s Classic winner Fort Larned is currently the third choice at 11/2. The Ian Wilkes trainee is coming off a victory in the Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs in his last outing.
Royal Delta is the slight favorite in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff at 9/5 over Princess of Sylmar, who is the second betting choice at 21/10. Beholder is the third choice at 14/5.
Wise Dan is looking to defend his title in the Breeders’ Cup Mile and is currently listed at 10/11. Next in line is the European invader Olympic Glory at 4/1.
The filly The Fugue takes on the boys in the Breeders’ Cup Turf and is currently listed at 2/1 at Bovada. The filly makes her second trip to the U.S. Last year she had a tough trip in a third place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
Defending champion Little Mike is the co-fourth choice in the wagering for the Turf at 13/2 odds. Point of Entry, who checked in second last year as the beaten favorite is the second choice this year in the Turf at 4/1 according to Bovada.
The Todd Pletcher trained Havana is the 3/1 favorite for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. The colt was a game winner of the Champagne at Belmont Park in his last outing. Pletcher saddled last year’s Juvenile winner Shanghai Bobby.
Bovada is offering a wide range of prop bets, everything from whether a winner will pay over $50.00 to whether there will be a deadheat.
Breeders’ Cup Classic
Game On Dude 11/4
Mucho Macho Man 4/1
Fort Larned 11/2
Declaration of War 8/1
Ron the Greek 9/1
Palace Malice 11/1
Will Take Charge 11/1
Flat Out 14/1
Last Gunfighter 30/1
Breeders’ Cup Dirt Distaff
Royal Delta 9/5
Princess of Sylmar 21/10
Close Hatches 11/2
Street Girl 30/1
Breeders’ Cup Mile
Wise Dan 10/11
Olympic Glory 4/1
Silver Max 11/2
No Jet Lag 10/1
Cristoforo Colombo 14/1
Bright Thought 20/1
Za Approval 22/1
He Be Fire N Ice 30/1
Breeders’ Cup Turf
The Fugue 2/1
Point of Entry 4/1
Little Mike 13/2
Big Blue Kitten 13/2
Indy Point 10/1
Real Solution 14/1
Vagabond Shoes 22/1
Twilight Eclipse 22/1
Teaks North 40/1
Tale of a Champion 55/1
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (2YO- 2014 Potential Kentucky Derby Candidates)
Bond Holder 5/1
Tap It Rich 6/1
We Miss Artie 8/1
Dance With Fate 10/1
New Year's Day 10/1
Strong Mandate 10/1
Diamond Bachelor 16/1
Smarty's Echo 18/1
Conquest Titan 30/1
Rum Point 35/1
Medal Count 40/1
2014 Derby Props
Will the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner win the 2014 Kentucky Derby?
Will there be a Triple Crown Winner in 2014?
Yes +600 (6/1)
No -1000 (1/10)
Breeders' Cup Specials
Who will win the most Races?*
Horses Bred in the USA (-12 winners) -110
Horses Bred in the rest of the world (+12 winners) -110
(* Planteur (IRE), Obviously (IRE), Olympic Glory (IRE), Vagabond Shoes (IRE), The Fugue (GB), Indy Point (ARG), Magician (IRE), Ever Rider (Arg), Outstrip (GB), Home School (IRE), Shamshon (IRE), Al Thakhira (GB), Vorda (FR), Chriselliam (IRE), Clenor (IRE), Testa Rossi (FR) were all Bred outside the USA.)
How Many 2012 Breeders’ Cup winners will win in 2013?*
Over 1.5 +150 (3/2)
Under 1.5 -200 (1/2)
*(Wise Dan, Fort Larned, Groupie Doll, Little Mike, Mizdirection, Trinniberg were winners in 2012)
How many post-time favorites will win in BC Races?
Will a horse pay over $50.00 on Breeders’ Cup Friday or Saturday?
Yes -225 (4/9)
No +175 (7/4)
What will the winner of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic pay to win according to official pari-mutuel payouts?
Will there be a dead heat for 1st in any race?
What will be the total attendance at Santa Anita on Breeders’ Cup Friday and Saturday?
What will be the Rating of the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Classic on NBC?
Head to Head Matchups
Game On Dude -150 (3/2)
Mucho Macho Man +120 (6/5)
Game On Dude -200 (1/2)
Fort Larned +160 (8/5)
Mucho Macho Man -150 (2/3)
Fort Larned +120 (6/5)
Fort Larned -150 (2/3)
Declaration of War +120 (6/5)
Declaration of War -130 (10/13)
Ron the Greek EVEN (1/1)
Ron the Greek -140 (5/7)
Palace Malice +110 (11/10)
Palace Malice -110 (10/11)
Will Take Charge -110 (10/11)
Will Take Charge -130 (10/13)
Paynter EVEN (1/1)
Paynter -130 (10/13)
Flat Out EVEN (1/1)
Flat Out -160 (5/8)
Moreno +130 (13/10)
Moreno -130 (10/13)
Planteur EVEN (1/1)
Planteur -150 (2/3)
Last Gunfighter +120 (6/5)
Michael’s Breeders’ Cup Report includes his selections, analysis, fair odds line, and wagering recommendations for every race on the Friday and Saturday card from Santa Anita Park on Nov. 1-2.
The Breeders’ Cup offers 14 championship races over two days, bringing together the best top horses, trainers, and jockeys from around the world, this year to compete at Santa Anita Park.
History of The Breeders’ Cup
History of The Breeders’ Cup
The brainchild of thoroughbred owner and breeder John Gaines, the Breeders’ Cup was founded in April of 1982, and in the last three decades has developed into the most prestigious events in horse racing, now a year end championship event.
First a one day event with seven races and $10 million in purses, the Breeders’ Cup has expanded over the last decade, and is now run over two days.
This year’s running at Churchill Downs will include 15 championship races with $26 million in purses, encompassing nearly every division in racing, from a five furlong sprint on turf to a 1 ¾ mile marathon on dirt.
While the Kentucky Derby still attracts more mainstream attention in the media, for horseplayers there is nothing that compares to wagering on 15 championship races with mostly full fields and the best horses from the U.S. and abroad over the two-day championship event.
Many horses will earn their way into a Breeders’ Cup race by winning a Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” race.
In 2011 there are 68 Breeders’ Cup Challenge races, run at various racetracks throughout the world.
European horses have fared well shipping to the U.S. for the Breeders’ Cup, including the outstanding Goldikova, who has won the last three runnings of the Breeders’ Cup Mile, beating males.
Goldikova will go for an unprecedented fourth Mile win in 2011.
The brilliant mare is trained by Freddy Head, the only person to ride and train a Breeders’ Cup winner. Head piloted Miesque, who won the Mile in 1987 and 1988.
One of the most memorable overseas shippers to win a Breeders’ Cup race was in 1993 when Arcangues pulled off the biggest upset in Breeders’ Cup history, winning the Classic and returning $269.20 for a $2 wager.
The great mare Zenyatta became the first female to win the Classic with her popular win in 2009, and her return to the Classic to face the boys again in 2010 with a perfect record in 19 starts was one of the most anticipated races in Breeders’ Cup history.
Her valiant late run to come up just a heady short of catching Blame will go down as one of the most exciting Breeders’ Cup races of all time, and helped her win the 2010 Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year.
Churchill Downs will host the 2011 Breeders’ Cup for the eighth time on Nov. 4-5.
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