Trio of Breeders Cup Stakes Betting Favorites for Saturday Mile

2018 Breeders Cup Mile at Churchill Downs

Extending the Breeders Cup betting excitement for Saturday is the Mile race.  Owing to the best grass milers in the world competing for a $2 million purse will be high interest and significant betting action.  Fashion the fact that there are a trio of top favorites for the Mile that could be the most competitive race of the day.  Expert Eye, Polydream, and Oscar Performance have emerged as the top choices for Saturday’s one-mile run.  This Grade 1 race is open to horses aged three and older.  Along the same lines the top trio has compelling cases for success.

2018 Breeders Cup Mile at Churchill Downs

Date and Time: Saturday, November 3, 2018, 3:36 p.m. ET

Location:  Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky

2018 Breeders Cup Betting Odds at SBG: Click Here!

Bet Now on this Game

2018 Breeders Cup Mile TV Coverage:  NBC

Expert Eye

Expert Eye hails from Great Britain and is in top Breeders Cup Betting form entering Saturday’s showdown.  September 9 saw him finish third in the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp at Longchamp.  In like manner Expert Eye was the winner of the Sky Bet City of York Stakes at York on August 25.  Prior to that on August 1 he finished second in the Qatar Sussex Stakes at Godwood.  And on June 20 Expert Eye was the winner of the Jersey Stakes in Ascot.

Expert Eye Stats

So that this horse has been in the money four straight times gamblers have taken notice.  Overall in nine career starts Expert Eye has posted four wins, two places and a show.  Additionally, Expert Eye has over $727,000 in earnings.


Polydream is also an understandable choice for the Breeders Cup Mile.  In fact, he has posted four wins in seven career sportsbook starts.  Concurrently Polydream has posted over $441,000 in career earnings.  Specifically, his last race is what may be keeping the price from being ever more expensive.  To illuminate Polydream finished a disappointing seventh at the Qatar Prix de la Foret at Longchamp on October 7.

Polydream Stats

Prior to that setback he had posted back to back wins. To show Polydream won the LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville on August 5.  And on June 2 he was the winner of Prix du Palais Royal at Longchamp.

Oscar Performance

Oscar Performance brings quite a record of success in his own right.  Supplementing the resume is over $2.3 million of earnings.  Overall in 14 career starts Oscar Performance has eight wins and a show.  Furthermore, he was the winner of the 2016 Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf.  Also impressing handicappers is his 2018 win at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile.  As a matter of fact, Oscar Performance has amassed 14 graded stakes points for this year.  That win in the Ricoh Woodbine Mike was his last time out on September 15.

Price Fluctuation

As always, there will be a lot of public money bet on this race from folks that don’t normally pay attention to horse racing.  Therefore, price fluctuation is likely to continue on this trio of chalk.

Matchup to Watch

Oscar Performance has the superior Breeders Cup Betting cache for this big run.  And an actual Breeders Cup win on his record.  His win in the Ricoh only serves to enhance his confidence.

Breeders Cup Betting Odds Picks

Oscar Performance is the pick to win the Breeders Cup Mile!

Breeders Cup Betting Online Pick: Oscar Performance

Get Breeders Cup news, interviews, and highlights!

To the Top