The only race that has a heavy Breeders Cup horse racing favorite is the Turf where Dylan Thomas looks to be the odds-on choice. Breeders Cup racing odds could be interesting in the Juvenile Filles on Saturday. Cry and Catch Me, Indian Blessing, Set Play, and Irish Smoke have all won Grade 1 races. Cry and Catch Me could be favored in Breeders Cup racing odds over her stablemate, Indian Blessing.
Everything is right on schedule," said their trainer, Bob Baffert. Mike Smith will ride Cry and Catch Me, and Garrett Gomez will be aboard Indian Blessing. The horse that could be favored in Breeders Cup horse racing over both of them is Irish Smoke. The problem for that horse is that trainer Patrick Biancone has never won a Breeders Cup race in 19 tries. Zee Zee, trained by Bill Mott, is the other turf stakes winner in the field.
There were a total of 141 horses pre-entered for Breeders Cup horse racing 19 horses were cross-entered, for a total of 160 entries in 11 races. Fields in Breeders Cup horse racing are limited to 14 runners, with the exception of the Juvenile Turf, which is capped at 12. Six of the 11 races on the Breeders Cup racing odds board - the Juvenile Turf, Juvenile Fillies, Juvenile, Sprint, Mile, and Distaff - had more than the maximum pre-entered.
Half the field was made up of horses who qualified through Breeders' Cup's "Win and You're In" series of races or on graded stakes points, and half were selected by an international committee of racing officials. The Juvenile Turf had the most pre-entries, with 23, while the Classic had the fewest, with 9.
The Breeders Cup racing odds will be the most interesting in the Classic. The possible Breeders Cup racing odds have Street Sense, Curlin, Any Given Saturday and Lawyer Ron as the potential favorites. Other possible favorites in Breeders Cup racing odds include War Pass, Nashoba’s Key, Midnight Lute, Excellent Art and of course, Dylan Thomas. The Distaff does not have any horse that looks like a favorite in Breeders Cup racing odds. Unbridled Belle, Indian Value and Ginger Punch look like the possible favorites in Breeders Cup racing odds.