Betting on Breeders Cup Races

November 30, 2010 Breeders Cup Wagering

Betting on Breeders Cup races is always exciting and it usually involves a number of longshots.

As you look to bet on Breeders’ Cup action this year you will want to be aware of a fewfactors.

Betting on Breeders Cup races involves looking at both favorites and longshots.  One favorite you must consider as you bet on Breeders’ Cup action is Dylan Thomas.  He is going to be a heavy favorite in the Breeders’ Cup Turf.  Fans that are betting on Breeders Cup action should know that if the horse wins he will do it on the birthday of the Welsh poet for whom he was named. The human Dylan Thomas was born Oct. 27, 1914.

2007 Breeders Cup Schedule

Betting on Breeders Cup action this year will involve looking at past races run on polytrack.  That could be a problem since horses have been known to run much differently on polytrack than they do on dirt.  Keep that in mind as you look to bet on Breeders’ Cup action, especially in the Juvenile Fillies where Irish Smoke was terrible on polytrack.  Some horses run well on polytrack while others do not.  Don’t automatically throw out a bet on Breeders’ Cup races if a horse is coming off a bad race on polytrack.  Another horse to look at that could be discounted by many that are betting on Breeders Cup action is Hystericallady.  She was superb on dirt but finished second and third on polytrack.  She might present excellent value for fans looking at betting on Breeders Cup races.

Some other notes to consider as you are betting on Breeders Cup races involve the horses in the Classic.  The race could truly be a classic with five solid choices to consider as are betting on Breeders Cup races.  Keep in mind that the race will be the last one for Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense, Any Given Saturday and Hard Spun.  All three are expected to be retired after the race.  The future of Curlin is unknown so perhaps he will return to racing as might Lawyer Ron.  The Classic should be a great race for fans betting on Breeders Cup action and a race in which good payoffs may result.

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