Officials at the Breeders’ Cup in conjunction with Churchill Downs have announced that there will be future wagering on this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Wagering will be conducted in three separate pools, the first of which will accept wagering on the GI Breeders’ Cup Classic and GI Breeders’ Cup Distaff from Aug. 24 through Aug. 26. The Classic pool will close at 6 p.m. ET on the 26th and the Distaff at 6:30 p.m. ET. Both pools will include 23 individual betting interests and a 24th to encompass all others.
The second of the three pools will include the GI Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Sire Future Wager and will open Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. The third and last of the betting pools will take place Oct. 5 through Oct. 7 and will encompass a second Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager and the GI Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf.
“Working together with our partners at Churchill Downs, we look forward to expanding the Breeders’ Cup wagering product for our fans with three exciting future wagering opportunities prior to this year’s World Championships,” said Breeders’ Cup President and CEO Craig Fravel.
Acclerate (Lookin At Lucky), blow-out winner of the GI TVG Pacific Classic Aug. 25, was made the 4-1 favorite in the first Classic pool, ahead of Eclipse Award winner West Coast (Flatter) on 9-2. Monomoy Girl (Tapizar), the country’s top sophomore filly, rates as the 7-2 favorite in the Distaff, ahead of the 4-1 about Abel Tasman (Quality Road), who runs in this Saturday’s GI Personal Ensign S. at Saratoga. ‘TDN Rising Star’ Wonder Gadot (Medaglia d’Oro), who takes on the boys in Saturday’s GI Travers S., is a 5-1 chance.
Complete information on the Breeders’ Cup Future Wager is available at www.BreedersCup.com/Future-Wagers.