It was “Cool as Ever” being at Del Mar for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup. A couple of extra successful bets is all the time most well-liked, however I had a stunning girl with me having fun with the horses and festivities, and there’s extra to the races than successful wagers. The websites, sounds and environment surrounding the Breeders’ Cup is one thing particular to see and witness dwell in particular person. The gorgeous horses are the primary attraction, from the longer term stars on Friday as juveniles, to the fillies, magnificent mares and basic colts that produce a lifetime of enjoyment for his or her connections and followers.
There was live racing coverage from Del Mar of the Breeders’ Cup races on TVG. For bettors in search of longshots, there have been alternatives to money in huge on the Breeders’ Cup. Longshots delivered some winners together with within the Distaff. I used to be on the 2016 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita and witnessed one of many nice Breeders’ Cup races when the magnificent mare Beholder edged the undefeated filly Songbird by a nostril. The 2 favorites and confrontation of champions placed on a stretch duel present within the Distaff, going head-to-head earlier than Beholder prevailed in a photograph end.
5 years later this previous Saturday, the Distaff was determined by a pair of longshots that rallied from the again right into a sizzling tempo. Japanese runner and 49/1 longshot Marche Lorraine took the lead on the prime of the stretch and held off a late stretch run by Dunbar Highway (12/1) to win the Distaff in one other photograph end.
Marche Lorraine paid $101.80 on a $2 win wager for the most important longshot winner of the day. The $1 exacta with Marche Lorraine on prime of Dunbar Highway returned $513, and a $1 trifecta with Malathaat ending third was value $4,010. Marche Lorraine turned the primary Japan-based horse to win on grime within the 38-year historical past of the Breeders’ Cup.
Japan snapped an 0-for-13 shedding streak within the Breeders’ Cup. Marche Lorraine’s enormous upset at 49/1 odds was preceded by Loves solely You (JPN) successful the twenty third operating of the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf for 3-year-olds. Each horses are educated by Yoshito Yahagi, and Loves Solely You (4/1) paid $10.60 and was a half-length higher than runner-up My Sister Nat (29/1) and race favourite Conflict Like Goddess (2/1).
“It’s a dream come true for Japanese horse racing historical past,” Yahagi mentioned. Loves Solely You turned the primary Japan-based horse to win a Breeders’ Cup race.
This yr’s Breeders’ Cup attracted a report variety of worldwide pre-entries. The 2 Japanese horse victories gives an enormous enhance for not solely Japanese racing, however Worldwide racing.
“The Breeders’ Cup is a very world occasion with winners this weekend bred, raised and raced on three totally different continents,” Breeders’ Cup CEO Drew Fleming added.
Breeders’ Cup File Deal with
Del Mar hosted the thirty eighth Breeders’ Cup for a second time following a profitable debut in 2017. The blue skies and fantastic climate on Saturday offered one other good setting that noticed report wagering.
Whole all-sources common-pool handle for the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar Thoroughbred Membership was $182,908.409. That eclipsed the earlier report set at Santa Anita in 2019 by almost 5 p.c. It was additionally a 14% enhance over final yr’s complete deal with when the occasion was held at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, KY – web site of the 2022 Breeders’ Cup. The Breeders’ Cup will return to California and Santa Anita Park in 2023.
Saturday’s complete common-pool deal with for the 12-race Breeders’ Cup card was a report $121,562,392. All sources common-pool deal with on Breeders’ Cup’s 10-race Future Stars Friday card was $61,346,017, additionally a brand new report for Breeders’ Cup Friday.
“We had a unprecedented two days of racing showcasing the most effective Thoroughbreds from around the globe, and we need to thank our companions right here at Del Mar, who did a tremendous job, and the higher San Diego group,” mentioned Breeders’ Cup president and CEO Drew Fleming.
On-track deal with for the 2 days was $19,032,307. On-track attendance for the 2 days was 47,089.
Breeders’ Cup Outcomes 2021
Saturday, Nov. 6
Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Dash
Win: 4 Ce Ce – $14.40/5.20/2.40
Place: 3 Edgeway – $9.60/3.20
Present: 5 Gamine – $2.10
Breeders’ Cup Turf Dash
Win: 3 Golden Pal – $7.00/4.60/3.60
Place: 4 Lieutenant Dan – $5.40/4.00
Present: 7 Charmaine’s Mia – $12.20
Massive Ass Followers Breeders’ Cup Filth Mile
Win: 5 Life Is Good – $3.40/2.60/2.20
Place: 3 Ginobili – $4.00/3.40
Present: 6 Restrainedvengence – $7.20
Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf
Win: 8 Loves Solely You (JPN) – $10.60/6.20/4.00
Place: 9 My Sister Nat (FR) – $17.60/8.80
Present: 7 Conflict Like Goddess – $3.00
Qatar Racing Breeders’ Cup Dash
Win: 5 Aloha West – $24.60/8.20/6.00
Place: 9 Dr. Schivel – $5.00/4.20
Present: 1 Following Sea – $9.60
FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Mile
Win: 3 House Blues (IRE) – $6.20/4.60/3.40
Place: 2 Clean Like Strait – $9.00/6.20
Present: 14 Ivar (BRZ) – $11.40
Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff
Win: 10 Marche Lorraine (JPN) – $101.80/41.00/18.80
Place: 11 Dunbar Highway – $11.60/6.80
Present: 3 Malathaat – $3.80
Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf
Win: 10 Yibir (GB) – $19.00/9.80/7.20
Place: 8 Broome (IRE) – $10.00/7.00
Present: 12 Teona (IRE) – $7.40
Longines Breeders’ Cup Traditional
Win: 5 Knicks Go – $8.40/6.20/4.00
Place: 8 Medina Spirit – $6.60/4.00
Present: 4 Important High quality – $2.80
The favorites and prime contenders delivered within the Traditional as outlined within the Breeders’ Cup betting information. Knicks Go was the wire-to-wire winner for controversial coach Brad Cox and prime jockey Joel Rosario. Knicks Go was the morning line favourite, however went to publish because the co-second alternative at 3/1 odds behind Belmont Stakes and Travers winner Important High quality (9/5), who completed third. Knicks Go was too powerful and gained by almost 3-lengths to return $6.80 on a $2 win wager. Bob Baffert-trained Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit (6/1) completed second to provide a $1 exacta payout of $32.60.
A well-regarded handicapper and horseman had a quick run-in with Brad Cox previous to one among his races on the Breeders’ Cup, and let him know of his emotions in direction of Cox’ alleged regimen of feeding and coaching his race horses.
“The man (Cox) steals from exhausting working barns, bettors, and does an injustice to our sport on a regular basis, and particularly our stunning horses,” Heine exclaimed in reply feedback to his tweet.
Knicks Go went 10 straight races with out successful from age 2 via age 3. Now he’s a 2-time Breeders’ Cup Champion and Horse of the 12 months at age 5. Public opinion can resolve if that’s potential with out enhancements, because the media isn’t prepared to report, but.
Friday, Nov. 5
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Dash
Win: 6 Twilight Gleaming (IRE) – $12/80/$5.40/$4.60
Place: 3 Go Bears Go (IRE) – $10.60/7.20
Present: 2 Kaufymaker – $11.20
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies
Win: 6 Echo Zulu – $3.60/2.60/2.10
Place: 5 Juju’s Map – $3.20/2.40
Present: 4 Tarabi – $3.40
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf
Win: 1 Pizza Bianca – $21.80/2.60/2.20
Place: 12 Malavath (IRE) – $19.00/12.00
Present: 11 Haughty – $5.00
TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile
Win: 12 Corniche – $4.80/4.00/3.40
Place: 4 Pappacap – $9.00/6.20
Present: 7 Large Sport – $7.60
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf
Win: 4 Tiz the Bomb – $17.60/$7.40/$5.20
Place: 6 MacKinnon – $6.60/$5.40
Present 11 – Grafton Avenue – $9.40
The ultimate race on Friday produced a fiasco within the Juvenile Turf. Modern Games was scratched, after which unscratched and allowed to run for purse cash. Trendy Video games then gained the race, however the scenario robbed bettors who picked the winner, and created more controversy and calls of incompetence and ineptitude on the choice.
Friday’s outcomes included an fascinating consequence within the TVG Juvenile. Bob Baffert-trained 2-year-old Corniche (7/5) gained the TVG Juvenile wire-to-wire as the favourite for his third straight win this yr. However Baffert is banned from operating horses at Churchill Downs for 2 years after Medina Spirit examined constructive for betamethasone following his 2021 Kentucky Derby win. Corniche isn’t eligible to earn Kentucky Derby qualifying factors whereas in Baffert’s care. Corniche’s proprietor Peter Fluor must transfer his horse to a different coach’s barn if he plans to earn qualifying factors in Derby prep races for an opportunity to run within the 2022 Kentucky Derby.
Unhealthy for Baffert, and different alleged cheaters.
Good for horse racing.
You may wager on it.