The 2007 Breeders Cup Distaff was expected to be the crowning race for the filly Rags to Riches
Unfortunately for Breeders Cup betting fans, Rags to Riches was injured in the Gazelle Stakes and will not race again until 2008. The good news for Breeders Cup betting fans is that the Distaff now shapes up as a very competitive race. The Breeders Cup Distaff has been a race that has held to form for the most part.
Those fans looking at making a Breeders Cup bet may want to know that the first Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Hollywood Park in 1984 had Princess Rooney winning as the 71-01 favorite. Those fans looking to make a Breeders Cup bet may want to know that Princess Rooney won by 7 lengths.
Breeders Cup betting fans should know that the Distaff continued to be won in dominating fashion for many years. Breeders Cup betting fans know that Inside Information won the Distaff by 13 ½ lengths in 1995. Those fans looking at a Breeders Cup bet know that it is the largest margin of victory in any Breeders Cup race. Breeders Cup betting fans know that Azeri won by 5 lengths in 2002 to win Horse of the Year. Breeders Cup betting fans know that Lady’s Secret won by 2 1/2 lengths in 1986 to take the Horse of the Year crown. Breeders Cup betting fans should know that the odds-on favorite has won the race seven times. Breeders Cup betting fans know that it is unlikely now that Rags to Riches is out of the race that a horse will go off that low this year.
Breeders Cup betting fans know that one of the better Distaff races was in 1988 as undefeated Personal Ensign defeated Kentucky Derby winner Winning Colors at the wire to win. Breeders Cup betting fans remember that the biggest upset in Distaff history occurred in 2000, when Riboletta ran seventh as the 2-to-5 favorite.
Those fans looking to make a Breeders Cup bet know that the 2007 Breeders Cup Distaff should be a very competitive race and add to the history of the Breeders Cup. Breeders Cup betting fans may miss Rags to Riches but the race should still be exciting.