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Breeders’ Cup Odds: Early betting lines


Breeders’ Cup Mile

Winner of the 2021 Juvenile Turf at Del Mar, Modern Games will return for to the U.S. as the heavy favorite to win the 2022 Breeders’ Cup Mile for trainer Charles Appleby and Godolphin following a last out performance as the runner up to Bayside Bay in the Queen Elizabeth II (G1) at Ascot. Prior to the Queen Elizabeth, Modern Games was the winner of the G1 Woodbine Mile to start his 3-year-old campaign. Kinross, listed as the second choice in early odds, is 0-for-5 on the grass going beyond seven furlongs.

BC Mile Current Odds Trainer
Modern Games 3-2 Charlie Appleby
Kinross 3-1 Ralph Beckett
Inspiral 8-1 John & Thady Gosden
Real World 8-1 Saaed bin Suroor
Annapolis 10-1 Todd Pletcher
My Prospero 12-1 William Haggas
Pogo 12-1 Charles Hills
Spendarella 12-1 Graham Motion
Casa Creed 14-1 Bill Mott
Ivar 16-1 Paulo Lobo
Order Of Australia 20-1 Aidan O’Brien
Santin 20-1 Brendan Walsh
Tenebrism 20-1 Aidan O’Brien
Smooth Like Strait 25-1 Michael McCarthy
Lusail 40-1 Richard Hannon
Pizza Bianca 50-1 Christophe Clément

Breeders’ Cup Classic

Undefeated in five races, Flightline remains the prohibitive favorite to continue his winning ways in the 1 1/4 mile Classic for owners Hronis Racing LLC, et al, and trainer John Sadler. The 4 years old son of Tapit by the Indian Charlie mare Feathered got a late start to his career winning his first out start going six furlongs in a MSW at Santa Anita in April of 2021. He’ll face off against the best horses from the 2021 and 2022 Triple Crown trails, including Rich Strike, winner of the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Closest to him in early wagering at Bovada, Epicenter is currently listed at 5-to-1 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

BC Classic Current Odds Trainer
Flightline 1-2 John Sadler
Epicenter 5-1 Steve Asmussen
Life Is Good 7-1 Todd Pletcher
Taiba 8-1 Bob Baffert
Defunded 12-1 Bob Baffert
Olympiad 12-1 Bill Mott
Hot Rod Charlie 14-1 Doug O’Neill
Art Collector 18-1 Bill Mott
Cyberknife 18-1 Brad Cox
Rich Strike 18-1 Eric Reed
Country Grammer 22-1 Bob Baffert
Happy Saver 25-1 Todd Pletcher
Zandon 25-1 Chad Brown
Americanrevolution 33-1 Todd Pletcher
Smile Happy 33-1 Kenny McPeek
Speaker’s Corner 33-1 Bill Mott
Echo Zulu 40-1 Steve Asmussen
Fulsome 40-1 Brad Cox
Messier 40-1 Tim Yakteen
Newgrange 40-1 Phil D’Amato
Tiz the Bomb 50-1 Kenny McPeek
We the People 50-1 Rodolphe Brisset

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

According to, the three-years-old Chad Brown trainee, Jack Christopher, is possible for either the Dirt Mile or the Sprint. Listed as the favorite at 7-to-4 in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, his closest competitor in early wagering at 4-to-1 is Life Is Godd for trainer Todd Pletcher. If Brown elects to send Jack Christopher in the Sprint he’ll face off against the highly regarded and current 8-to-5 favorite Jackie’s Warrior trained by Steve Asmussen.

BC Dirt Mile Current Odds Trainer
Jack Christopher 7-5 Chad Brown
Life Is Good 4-1 Todd Pletcher
Cody’s Wish 9-2 Bill Mott
Laurel River 5-1 Bob Baffert
Taiba 5-1 Bob Baffert
Epicenter 6-1 Steve Asmussen
Olympiad 6-1 Bill Mott
Art Collector 8-1 Bill Mott
Jackie’s Warrior 10-1 Steve Asmussen
Country Grammer 12-1 Bob Baffert
Hot Rod Charlie 12-1 Doug O’Neill
Zandon 14-1 Chad Brown
Americanrevolution 16-1 Todd Pletcher
Early Voting 20-1 Chad Brown
Speaker’s Corner 20-1 Bill Mott
Happy Saver 22-1 Todd Pletcher
Fulsome 25-1 Brad Cox

Breeders’ Cup Turf

Wagering on this year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf overwhelmingly favors the European horses trained by Charlie Appleby who has the Godolphin stablemates Adayar, Rebel’s Romance, and Nations Pride as the top three taking early action at Bovada. Adayar and Rebel’s Romance are currently 3-to-1 and Nations Pride is at 5-to-1. Appleby has two other possible contenders in Hurricane Lane and New London at the longer odds of 16-to-1 and 20-to-1 respectively. UPDATE: is reporting that Charley Appleby will skip the 2022 Breeders’ Cup with Adayar in favor of a return to racing as a four-years-old at Royal Ascot in 2023.

BC Turf Current Odds Trainer
Rebel’s Romance 5-2 Charlie Appleby
Bay Bridge 3-1 Sir Michael Stoute
Nations Pride 9-2 Charlie Appleby
Mishriff 6-1 John & Thady Gosden
War Like Goddess 6-1
Gufo 14-1 Christophe Clément
Adhamo 20-1 Chad Brown
Botanik 20-1 André Fabre
Broome 25-1 Aidan O’Brien
Highland Chief 25-1
Santin 25-1 Brendan Walsh
Classic Causeway 33-1 Kenny McPeek

Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

BC Turf Sprint Current Odds Trainer
Golden Pal 5-4 Wesley Ward
Highfield Princess 11-4 John Quinn
Lieutenant Dan 8-1 Steve Miyadi
Campanelle 10-1 Wesley Ward
Big Invasion 12-1 Christophe Clément
Casa Creed 14-1 Bill Mott
Emaraaty Ana 14-1 Kevin Ryan
Arrest Me Red 16-1 Wesley Ward
A Case of You 20-1 Kate DeMasi
Creative Force 20-1 Charlie Appleby
King’s Lynn 20-1 Andrew Balding
Naval Crown 20-1 Charlie Appleby
Gear Jockey 25-1 Rusty Arnold
Perfect Power 25-1 Richard Fahey
Royal Aclaim 25-1 James Tate
Mooneista 50-1 Jack Davison

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

BC F&M Sprint Current Odds Trainer
Goodnight Olive 5-2 Chad Brown
Echo Zulu 5-1 Steve Asmussen
Bell’s the One 6-1 Neil Pessin
Just One Time 6-1 Brad Cox
Slammed 6-1 Todd Fincher
Ce Ce 12-1 Michael McCarthy
Obligatory 8-1 Bill Mott
Matareya 10-1 Brad Cox
Bella Sofia 16-1 Rudy Rodríguez
Becca Taylor 33-1 Steve Miyadi

Breeders’ Cup Distaff

BC Distaff Current Odds Trainer
Nest 6-5 Todd Pletcher
Malathaat 3-1 Todd Pletcher
Clairière 6-1 Steve Asmussen
Society 6-1 Steve Asmussen
Search Results 8-1 Chad Brown
Goodnight Olive 10-1 Chad Brown
Blue Stripe 16-1 Marcelo Polanco
Echo Zulu 16-1 Steve Asmussen
Kathleen O. 16-1 Shug McGaughey
Letruska 16-1 Fausto Gutiérrez
Obligatory 16-1 Bill Mott
Secret Oath 16-1 D. Wayne Lukas
Shedaresthedevil 16-1 Brad Cox
Desert Dawn 25-1 Phil D’Amato
Matareya 25-1 Brad Cox

Breeders’ Cup Sprint

BC Sprint Current Odds Trainer
Jackie’s Warrior 8-5 Steve Asmussen
Jack Christopher 5-2 Chad Brown
Cody’s Wish 7-2 Bill Mott
Gunite 6-1 Steve Asmussen
Laurel River 8-1 Bob Baffert
Aloha West 14-1 Wayne Catalano
American Theorem 16-1 George Papaprodromou
Pinehurst 20-1 John Terranova

Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf

BC F&M Turf Current Odds Trainer
Nashwa 2-1 John & Thady Gosden
In Italian 7-1 Chad Brown
Tuesday 7-1 Aidan O’Brien
Inspiral 8-1 John & Thady Gosden
Regal Glory 8-1 Chad Brown
Dreamloper 8-1 Ed Walker
Spendarella 10-1 Graham Motion
Rougir 12-1 Chad Brown
With the Moonlight 12-1 Charlie Appleby
Haughty 14-1 Chad Brown
McKulick 14-1 Chad Brown
Bleecker Street 16-1 Chad Brown
Dalika 16-1 Al Stall Jr.
Homeless Songs 20-1 Dermot Weld
Technical Analysis 20-1 Chad Brown
Consumer Spending 25-1 Chad Brown
Concert Hall 33-1 Aidan O’Brien

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

BC Juvenile Current Odds Trainer
Cave Rock 1-1 Bob Baffert
Forte 7-2 Todd Pletcher
Loggins 11-2 Brad Cox
Blazing Sevens 8-1 Chad Brown
Damon’s Mound 8-1 Michelle Lovell
Tyler’s Tribe 10-1 Tim Martin
Hejazi 12-1 Bob Baffert
Havnameltdown 16-1 Bob Baffert
Carmel Road 20-1 Bob Baffert
Echo Again 20-1 Steve Asmussen
Gulfport 20-1 Steve Asmussen
Skinner 33-1 John Shirreffs
Newgate 50-1 Bob Baffert

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf

BC Juvenile Turf Current Odds Trainer
Silver Knott 5-2 Charlie Appleby
Mysterious Night 5-1 Charlie Appleby
Blackbeard 6-1 Aidan O’Brien
Auguste Rodin 7-1 Aidan O’Brien
Packs a Wahlop 7-1 Jeff Mullins
I’m Very Busy 8-1 Chad Brown
Andthewinneris 12-1 Wayne Catalano
Oxymore 12-1 Chad Brown
Webslinger 12-1 Mark Casse
The Foxes 14-1 Andrew Balding
Isaac Shelby 16-1 Brian Meehan
Holloway Boy 20-1 Karl Burke
Mounsieur Coco 25-1 Fausto Gutiérrez
Boppy O 33-1 Mark Casse
Really Good 33-1 Mike Maker
Reckoning Force 33-1 Air Force Blue

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

BC Juvenile Fillies Turf Current Odds Trainer
Blue Rose Cen 7-2 Christopher Head
Delight 6-1 Jonathan Thomas
Fairy Cross 6-1 Charlie Appleby
Comanche Country 7-1 Phil D’Amato
Mediate 7-1 Aidan O’Brien
Olivia Maralda 8-1 Michael O’Callaghan
Pleasant Passage 8-1 Shug McGaughey
Tax Implications 8-1 Chad Brown
Be Your Best 10-1 Horacio de Paz
Chop Chop 10-1 Brad Cox
Last Call 10-1 Kevin Attard
Alluring Angel 16-1 Jorge Abreu

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint

BC Juvenile Turf Sprint Current Odds Trainer
Blackbeard 5-2 Aidan O’Brien
The Platinum Queen 7-2 Richard Fahey
Private Creed 4-1 Steve Asmussen
Speed Boat Beach 5-1 Bob Baffert
Lezoo 6-1 Ralph Beckett
Love Reigns 6-1 Wesley Ward
Meditate 6-1 Aidan O’Brien
Dramatised 8-1 Karl Burke
The Ridler 10-1 Richard Fahey
Swingalong 12-1 Karl Burke
Matilda Picotte 14-1 Kieran Cotter
Rocket Rodney 14-1 George Scott
Sharp Aza Tack 14-1 Doug O’Neill
Lady Hollywood 16-1 Alice Haynes
Tyler’s Tribe 16-1 Tim Martin
Treasure Love 20-1 Paddy Twomey

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies

BC Juvenile Fillies Current Odds Trainer
Wonder Wheel 4-1 Mark Casse
Chocolate Gelato 9-2 Todd Pletcher
And Tell Me Nolies 5-1 Peter Miller
Leave No Trace 11-2 Phil Serpe
Home Cooking 7-1 Bob Baffert
Justique 8-1 John Shirreffs
Fun and Feisty 10-1 Kenny McPeek
Vegas Magic 14-1 Doug O’Neill
Kaling 16-1 Todd Pletcher
Ice Dancing 50-1 Richard Mandella