Breeders Cup 2024 Betting

The 2021 Breeders' Cup will be held November 5-6 at Del Mar Race Course in Del Mar, California, with the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic as the last race of the Championships on Saturday. The Breeders' Cup is the biggest U.S. horse racing betting event of the year.

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How To Bet On The Breeders’ Cup

The Breeders’ Cup is the climax of the U.S. thoroughbred horse racing season, and for many the global championships of “flat” calendar. The glitz and glamour of the event brings nearly 100,000 people to the Breeders’ Cup courses, and scores more horse racing betting fans to the sportsbooks.

Breeders’ Cup Pick 6 Betting

The most popular bet at the Breeders’ Cup is the Breeders’ Cup Pick 6. The Pick 6 is a bet that requires a player to pick 6 horses to win in 6 different Breeders’ Cup races.

It is a pool bet that has yielded multiple $1 million payouts, a minimum bet of $2 producing a Pick 6 payout of $2.7 million back in 2003. It is the ultimate small stakes for massive wins bet at the Breeders’ Cup.

It is a pool bet that has yielded multiple $1 million payouts, a minimum bet of $2 producing a Pick 6 payout of $2.7 million back in 2003. It is the ultimate small stakes for massive wins bet at the Breeders’ Cup.

How Does the Pick 6 Work?

The Breeders’ Cup Pick 6 runs from races 4-9 on Future Stars Friday, and from races 7-12 on Breeders’ Cup Classic Saturday. The minimum bet is $2, but punters can wager more on the Pick 6, and can also boost their chances of victory by picking more than one horse in each of the Pick 6 races.

The Breeders’ Cup Pick 6 is available to bet on at the track and online via other parimutuel sites. This is also true for the plethora of other exotic Breeders’ Cup betting markets available.

Breeders’ Cup Betting Markets Explained

Aside from the Pick 6 bet, there are many popular Breeders’ Cup betting markets beyond the typical win, place and show wagers.

Top Breeders’ Cup Betting Tips

The Breeders’ Cup venue may change regularly, but the races remain the same, and the results have continuous trends than can be value to Breeders’ Cup betting strategy year after year.

The draw | In Breeders’ Cup history, more than 30 winners have come from each of posts 1, 2, 4, and 5. The only posts producing less than 20 winners are 10, 12, 13, 14 - the latter pair rarely getting used.

Favorites | have won 104 of 332 Breeders’ Cup races, a 31 percent rate. The worst finish by a favorite was in the 2003 Juvenile at Santa Anita Park when Cuvee finished 12th by 58 lengths at 3-2.

There have been 63 odds-on (.90 or less) choices with 28 winners.

Top jockey | Mike Smith holds the record for Breeders’ Cup wins by a jockey, riding 26.

Top trainer | D. Wayne Lukas has saddled the most Breeders’ Cup winners, boasting 20.

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