The Breeders’ Cup is famous for hosting many of the richest horse races in the world. The Breeders’ Cup Classic is especially a big race with a $5 million purse. This 1.25-mile race has been won by many prominent three-to-five-year-old horses including Sunday Silence, Cigar, Zenyatta and Curlin.
Breeders Cup Betting
Breeders Cup betting takes place this year from Keeneland on Friday, October 30th and Saturday, October 31. There are a total of 14 races over two days for purses that total $26 million dollars. Breeders Cup wagering goes back to 1984 and the races have become more popular every year. There was a time when Breeders Cup betting was held just on Saturday but in the past few years the racing has expanded to Friday and Saturday.
SBG Global will have odds on the board for all of the exciting action. Breeders Cup betting this year begins with six races on Friday, October 30th. ESPN 2 will be televising all of the races on Friday. The races on Friday are the Marathon, the Juvenile Fillies Turf, the Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, the Juvenile Fillies, the Filly & Mare Turf and the Ladies Classic.
Saturday is a huge day of Breeders Cup betting. The races on Saturday include the Breeders' Cup Classic which is a mile and ¼ for $5 million dollars. Also on the board is the Breeders' Cup Turf which is a mile and a half for $3 million. The Breeders' Cup Mile is also on the board and it is a $2 million dollar race. The Sprint and the Juvenile are $2 million dollar races with the Sprint going 6 furlongs and the Juvenile a mile and 1/16th. The Dirt Mile is another race on the card for Saturday with a $1 million dollar purse. The Juvenile Turf and the Turf Sprint also have $1 million dollar purses. ABC will televise the first three races on Saturday and ESPN will show the remaining five races.
Friday's Breeders Cup betting races:
$500,000 Breeders Cup Marathon
$1 Million Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf
$1 Million Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Sprint
$2 Million Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies
$2 Million Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf
$2 Million Breeders Cup Ladies Classic
Breeders Cup wagering races for Saturday:
$1 Million Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf
$1 Million Breeders Cup Dirt Mile
$1 Million Breeders Cup Turf Sprint
$2 Million Breeders Cup Juvenile
$2 Million Breeders Cup Mile
$2 Million Breeders Cup Sprint
$3 Million Breeders Cup Turf
$5 Million Breeders Cup Classic
Check out the Breeders Cup odds today.