Breeders Cup Odds
Some 15 races make up the annual Breeders Cup World Championship, with total prize money totally more than $25m.
Therefore, many of the world’s best horses head to the USA to feature in the Breeders Cup odds and attempt to win their connections some of the monster prizes on offer.
Ten of the 15 races are Group One encounters, with the Breeders Cup Classic undoubtedly the most prestigious, worth $5m to the winner.
Horses trained in Britain do not have the best record in the race, with Ravens Pass the only previous winner for John Gosden.
Fillies and mares also tend to struggle in the contest, which is run over a distance just a shade further than a mile, with Zenyatta the only former winner from this category.
One reason for the lack of British success in the Breeders Cup Classic could be because of the ground, with many of Britain’s top horses used to running on turf.
However, the Breeders Cup Classic is run on dirt, which may be uncomfortable for many British challengers.
Therefore, it is no surprise that British horses have a far better record in the Breeders Cup Turf, which is a race where British horses tend to be shorter prices in the Breeders Cup betting.
Conduit has won the race twice for Sir Michael Stoute, while Fantastic Light and High Chapparal are other horses whose names may be more well known among British punters.
The third biggest race of the Breeders Cup World Championship is the Breeders Cup Mile, which requires a horse to possess stamina as well as speed in their breeding.
Wondermare Goldikova has dominated the race in recent years, which has also earned a place in the record books for trainer Freddy Head and jockey Olivier Peslier.