Breeders Cup Betting and 2007 Breeders Cup Odds

When you look at Breeders Cup wagering this year you may want to know some Breeders Cup betting facts and figures

The 2007 Breeders Cup is being held at Monmouth Park on October 26th and October 27th.  This will be the first year the Breeders Cup has expanded into two days.  Breeders Cup betting fans should know that there will be three races on Friday, October 26th and eight races on the 27th for a total of 11 races.

If you are looking at Breeders Cup betting you may want to know that the race that offers the best average payoff in the last 10 years is the Classic.  The average payout in the Breeders Cup Classic has been $31.50 over the last 10 years.  If this year’s prohibitive favorite Street Sense is upset in Breeders Cup betting, the payoff could be even higher.

2007 Breeders Cup Schedule

Breeders Cup betting fans may want to know that three other Breeders Cup races have seen average payoffs of $20 or more in the last 10 years.  Breeders Cup betting fans should know that the Distaff and the Sprint have had an average payoff of $22 while the Turf has had an average payoff of $22.90.  Breeders Cup betting fans should know that the Mile has had an average payoff of $20.50, the Juvenile Fillies $17.70, the Juvenile $16 and the Filly & Mare Turf $14.Breeders Cup betting fans may want to know that the highest payoff in Breeders Cup history happened in 1993 as Arcangues won the Classic and paid $269.20.  Breeders Cup betting fans may remember that the lowest payoff was in 1990 in the Juvenile Fillies as Meadow Star paid just $2.20 for the win.

Breeders Cup betting fans should know that favorites have won 61 of 169 Breeders’ Cup races which translate into a 36.1 percent rate. Breeders Cup betting fans should remember that the worst finish by a favorite was in the 2003 Juvenile at Santa Anita Park when Cuvee finished 12th at 3-2 odds.  There have been 39 odds-on (.90 or less) choices with 17 winners. Breeders Cup wagering fans may know that there have been 35 horses to go off at odds of 100-1 or greater but only Arcangues, winner of the 1993 Classic finished in the money.

Breeders Cup wagering fans may wonder what post position has been the best in the Breeders Cup.  Breeders Cup wagering fans should know that post position #2 has seen 21 winners followed closely by post position #1 with 20 winners.