Breeders’ Cup

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner won the Grade 1, $6,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Classic going wire-to-wire in a final time of 2:01.29. The Classic was the final race of the 34th Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Whether you’re looking for past contenders, odds, Breeders’ Cup races, Challenge Series races and results, news, 2017 results and payouts, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.


Gun Runner wins Breeders' Cup Classic

Race Recap/Replay

Gun Runner’s win was trainer Steve Asmussen’s sixth Breeders’ Cup victory and second in the Classic, having won 10 years ago at Monmouth Park with Curlin. Ridden by Florent Geroux, it was his fourth Breeders’ Cup victory and first in the Classic. Get results and payouts to the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Classic below. Also, be sure to download our 2017 Breeders’ Cup Wagering Guide by clicking the button below. These wagering guides are included at least once a month as part of our premium picks packages.

2017 Breeders' Cup Wagering Guide

5Gun RunnerFlorent GerouxSteve Asmussen6.804.403.20
11CollectedMartin GarciaBob Baffert5.604.00
8West CoastJavier CastellanoBob Baffert3.60

$1.00 Pick 36-1-5 (3 Correct)$707.80$1,091,532
$0.50 Pick 45-6-1-5 (4 Correct)$1,257.15$5,163,476
$2.00 Pick 65-8-5-6-1-5 (5 Correct)$1,381.80
$2.00 Pick 65-8-5-6-1-5 (6 Correct)$388,423.60$2,994,088
$2.00 Daily Double1-5$118.20$1,348,534
$1.00 Distaff/Classic Daily Double6-5$18.70$628,940
$1.00 Exacta5-11$17.00$3,880,075
$1.00 Superfecta5-11-8-4$1,433.50$1,998,341
$1.00 Super High Five5-11-8-4-1$2,435.90$294,834
$1.00 Super High Five5-11-8-4-9$4,090.40
$0.50 Trifecta5-11-8$32.25$3,292,902


While the Grade 1, $6,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Classic was the main event, the Breeders’ Cup also featured 12 other Grade 1 races throughout the 2-day World Championships: the Juvenile Fillies Turf, Las Vegas Dirt Mile, Juvenile Turf, Longines Distaff, 14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies, Turf Sprint, Filly & Mare Sprint, Filly & Mare Turf, Twinspires Sprint, Mile, Sentient Jet Juvenile, and Longines Turf. Here are the results and payouts for the 2017 Breeders’ Cup:

Friday, November 3, 2017

Juvenile Fillies Turf – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 6
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 2

11Rushing FallJavier CastellanoChad Brown8.004.603.40
1Best PerformanceJose OrtizChristophe Clement11.807.80
10September (IRE)Seamus HeffernanAidan O'Brien4.80

Las Vegas Dirt Mile – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 7
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 3+

9Battle of MidwayFlavien PratJerry Hollendorfer30.4011.406.60
3Sharp AztecaPaco LopezJorge Navarro4.804.00
5Awesome SlewJohn VelazquezMark Casse7.00

Juvenile Turf – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 8
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 2

1MendelssohnRyan MooreAidan O'Brien11.608.405.60
2Untamed DomainJose OrtizH. Graham Motion11.007.00
8Voting ControlJavier CastellanoChad Brown6.20

Longines Distaff – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 9
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/8 Miles
Age: 3+

6Forever UnbridledJohn VelazquezDallas Stewart9.405.003.40
4Abel TasmanMike SmithBob Baffert5.403.60
7Paradise WoodsFlavien PratRichard Mandella3.80

Saturday, November 4, 2017

14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 4
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/16 Miles
Age: 2

12Caledonia RoadMike SmithRalph Nicks36.6015.409.80
9Alluring StarJoseph TalamoBob Baffert10.407.20
5Blonde BomberJose LezcanoStanley Gold15.20

Turf Sprint – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 5
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 5 Furlongs
Age: 3+

4Stormy LiberalJoel RosarioPeter Miller62.4026.6015.60
7Richard's BoyFlavien PratPeter Miller13.007.40
1Disco PartnerIrad Ortiz, Jr.Christophe Clement4.60

Filly & Mare Sprint – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 6
Purse: $1,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 7 Furlongs
Age: 3+

5Bar of GoldIrad Ortiz, Jr.John Kimmel135.4044.2021.60
14Ami's MesaLuis ContrerasJosie Carroll16.2011.00
1Carina MiaJavier CastellanoChad Brown11.00

Filly & Mare Turf – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 7
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/8 Miles
Age: 3+

5Wuheida (GB)William BuickCharles Appleby24.4012.408.60
14Rhododendron (IRE)Ryan MooreAidan O'Brien9.406.80
6CambodiaDrayden Van DykeThomas Proctor6.80

Twinspires Sprint – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 8
Purse: $1,500,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 6 Furlongs
Age: 3+

8Roy HKent DesormeauxPeter Miller11.805.003.60
10Imperial HintJavier CastellanoLuis Carvajal, Jr.5.204.00
6Mind Your BiscuitsJoel RosarioChad Summers4.40

Mile – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 9
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 Mile
Age: 3+

5World ApprovalJohn VelazquezMark Casse7.404.803.80
4Lancaster BomberSeamus HeffernanAidan O'Brien13.608.00
13BlackjackcatKent DesormeauxMark Glatt7.40

Sentient Jet Juvenile – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 10
Purse: $2,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/16 Miles
Age: 2

6Good MagicJose OrtizChad Brown25.009.405.60
2SolominiFlavien PratBob Baffert8.404.40
11Bolt d'OroCorey NakataniMick Ruis2.60

Longines Turf – Race Recap/Replay

Race #: 11
Purse: $4,000,000
Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/2 Miles
Age: 3+

1Talismanic (GB)Mickael BarzalonaAndre Fabre30.2010.806.40
12Beach PatrolJoel RosarioChad Brown4.003.00
3Highland Reel (IRE)Ryan MooreAidan O'Brien3.40


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Jan 7L'Ormarins Queen's PlateKenilworthMileLegal Eagle (SAF)
Jan 7Maine Chance Farms Paddock StakesKenilworthFilly & Mare TurfBela-Bela (SAF)
Feb 19February StakesTokyo RacecourseClassicGold Dream
Apr 1The Star Doncaster MileRandwickMileIt's Somewhat
Apr 1Darley T. J. Smith StakesRandwickTurf SprintChautauqua (AUS)
Apr 8Coolmore Legacy Queen of the Turf StakesRandwickFilly & Mare TurfFoxplay (AUS)
May 1Gran Premio CriadoresPalermoLongines DistaffKiriaki (ARG)
May 25Gran Premio 25 de MayoSan IsidroLongines TurfOrdak Dan (ARG)
May 28Gran Premio Club Hipico FalabellaClub Hípico de SantiagoMileTop Casablanca (CHI)
Jun 3Shoemaker MileSanta Anita ParkMileBal a Bali (BRZ)
Jun 4Yasuda KinenTokyo RacecourseMileSatono Aladdin (JPN)
Jun 10Ogden Phipps StakesBelmont ParkLongines DistaffSongbird
Jun 10Metropolitan HandicapBelmont ParkLas Vegas Dirt MileMor Spirit
Jun 11Gran Premio BrasilHipódromo da GáveaLongines TurfVoador Magee (BRZ)
Jun 17Stephen Foster H.Churchill DownsClassicGun Runner
Jun 17Fleur de Lis HandicapChurchill DownsLongines DistaffForever Unbridled
Jun 25Gran Premio PamplonaHipódromo de MonterricoFilly & Mare TurfBirdie Gold
Jun 25Takarazuka KinenHanshin RacecourseLongines TurfSatono Crown (JPN)
Jul 1Princess Rooney HandicapGulfstream ParkFilly & Mare SprintCurlin's Approval
Jul 1Smile Sprint HandicapGulfstream ParkTwinSpires SprintImperial Hint
Jul 2Highlander StakesWoodbine RacetrackTurf SprintGreen Mask
Jul 8Belmont Sprint ChampionshipBelmont ParkTwinSpires SprintMind Your Biscuits
Jul 29Bing Crosby StakesDel MarTwinSpires SprintRansom the Moon
Jul 29King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by QIPCOAscotLongines TurfEnable (GB)
Jul 30Haskell InvitationalMonmouth ParkClassicGirvin
Jul 30Clement L. Hirsch HandicapDel MarLongines DistaffStellar Wind
Aug 2Qatar Sussex StakesGoodwoodMileHere Comes When (IRE)
Aug 5The WhitneySaratogaClassicGun Runner
Aug 12Beverly D. StakesArlington ParkFilly & Mare TurfDacita (CHI)
Aug 12Arlington MillionArlington ParkLongines TurfBeach Patrol
Aug 13Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques le MaroisDeauvilleMileAl Wukair (IRE)
Aug 19Del Mar Handicap Presented by the Japan Racing AssociationDel MarLongines TurfHunt (IRE)
Aug 19TVG Pacific ClassicDel MarClassicCollected
Aug 23Juddmonte International StakesYorkLongines TurfUlysses (IRE)
Aug 24Darley Yorkshire OaksYorkFilly & Mare TurfEnable (GB)
Aug 25Coolmore Nunthorpe StakesYorkTurf SprintMarsha (IRE)
Aug 26Personal Ensign H.SaratogaLongines DistaffForever Unbridled
Aug 26Ballerina StakesSaratogaFilly & Mare SprintBy the Moon
Aug 26Priority One Jets Forego StakesSaratogaLas Vegas Dirt MileDrefong
Aug 26Sword Dancer Invitational StakesSaratogaLongines TurfSadler's Joy
Aug 26Pat O'Brien StakesDel MarLas Vegas Dirt MileGiant Expectations
Sep 2T. Von Zastrow StutenpreisBaden BadenFilly & Mare TurfAshiana (GER)
Sep 2Spinaway StakesSaratoga14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesLady Ivanka
Sep 3Longines Grosser Preis Von BadenBaden BadenLongines TurfGuignol (GER)
Sep 9Willis Towers Watson Champions Juvenile StakesLeopardstownJuvenile TurfNelson (IRE)
Sep 9The Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron StakesLeopardstownFilly & Mare TurfHydrangea (IRE)
Sep 9QIPCO Irish Champion StakesLeopardstownLongines TurfDecorated Knight (GB)
Sep 10Derrinstown Stud Flying Five StakesCurragh RacecourseTurf SprintCaravaggio
Sep 10Moyglare Stud StakesCurragh RacecourseJuvenile Fillies TurfHappily (IRE)
Sep 16Iroquois StakesChurchill DownsSentient Jet JuvenileThe Tabulator
Sep 16Ricoh Woodbine MileWoodbineMileWorld Approval
Sep 16Pocahontas StakesChurchill Downs14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesPatrona Margarita
Sep 17Natalma StakesWoodbineJuvenile Fillies TurfCapla Temptress (IRE)
Sep 17Summer StakesWoodbineJuvenile TurfUntamed Domain
Sep 29Shadwell RockfelNewmarketJuvenile Fillies TurfJuliet Capulet
Sep 30Juddmonte Royal Lodge StakesNewmarketJuvenile TurfRoaring Lion
Sep 30Vosburgh Invitational StakesBelmont ParkTwinSpires SprintTakaful
Sep 30FrontRunner StakesSanta Anita ParkSentient Jet JuvenileBolt d'Oro
Sep 30Joe Hirsch Turf Classic InvitationalBelmont ParkLongines TurfBeach Patrol
Sep 30Zenyatta StakesSanta Anita ParkLongines DistaffParadise Woods
Sep 30Chandelier StakesSanta Anita Park14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesMoonshine Memories
Sep 30Rodeo Drive StakesSanta Anita ParkFilly & Mare TurfAvenge
Sep 30Awesome Again StakesSanta Anita ParkClassicMubtaahij (IRE)
Oct 1Sprinters StakesNakayamaTurf SprintRed Falx (JPN)
Oct 1Total Prix Marcel BoussacChantillyJuvenile Fillies TurfWild Illusion (GB)
Oct 1Qatar Prix Jean-Luc LagardereChantillyJuvenile TurfHappily (IRE)
Oct 1Longines Prix de L'OperaChantillyFilly & Mare TurfRhododendron (IRE)
Oct 6Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix StakesKeenelandTwinSpires SprintWhitmore
Oct 6Darley Alcibiades StakesKeeneland14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesHeavenly Love
Oct 7First Lady StakesKeenelandFilly & Mare TurfZipessa
Oct 7Foxwoods Champagne StakesBelmont ParkSentient Jet JuvenileFirenze Fire
Oct 7Jockey Club Gold Cup InvitationalBelmont ParkClassicDiversify
Oct 7Thoroughbred Club of America StakesKeenelandFilly & Mare SprintFinley'sluckycharm
Oct 7Claiborne Breeders' FuturityKeenelandSentient Jet JuvenileFree Drop Billy
Oct 7Shadwell Turf Mile StakesKeenelandMileSuedois (FR)
Oct 7Santa Anita Sprint ChampionshipSanta Anita ParkTwinSpires SprintRoy H
Oct 8Frizette StakesBelmont Park14 Hands Winery Juvenile FilliesSeparationofpowers
Oct 8Flower Bowl Invitational StakesBelmont ParkFilly & Mare TurfWar Flag
Oct 8Dixiana Bourbon StakesKeenelandJuvenile TurfFlameaway
Oct 8Juddmonte Spinster StakesKeenelandLongines DistaffRomantic Vision
Oct 11JP Morgan Chase Jessamine StakesKeenelandJuvenile Fillies TurfRushing Fall
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