2015 Breeders’ Cup Quick Links
By Dana Byerly, Hello Race Fans Co-founder
The Breeders’ Cup is almost upon us!
It’s time to hunker down, do your ‘capping and get ready to party, horseplayer style (a.k.a., wagering!). In order to help you prepare for the 2015 Breeders’ Cup, here are some quick links to point you to some useful information. We’ll add more links as we find them.
Official race order and wagering menu
Wager types, minimum amounts for each wager and post times. Let’s hear it for dime supers and the $1 Pick 6!
Watch contender replays
The official Breeders’ Cup Challenge Schedule page has links to all available prep race replays.
Be sure to check out our primer on how to get the most out of watching replays!
It can be useful to see workouts with your own eyes, here are some good sources for contender workouts videos.
Keeneland workouts will be streamed live from the Breeders’ Cup homepage at 7:30 am from Sunday 10/25 through Wednesday 10/28. New
Keeneland YouTube Channel
ExpressBet YouTube Channel
TVG YouTube Channel
Jill Byrne’s YouTube Channel (Churchill works) New
Be sure to check our primer on workouts!
Your Daily American Pharoah Update
If you’d like to keep up with all things American Pharoah, the Breeders’ Cup has made it easy for you!
What wins the Juvenile and Juvenile Fillies?
We dig through charts and lifetime past performances of winners to discover historical angles.
How is the surface playing?
As for how the Keeneland surface is playing, we found this observation from TimeformUS helpful:
Keeneland so far this meet shows no days coded by @TimeformUS as speed favoring on dirt. No pink, no red. Of 13 race days, 4 coded lt blue.
— Craig Milkowski (@TimeformUSfigs) October 22, 2015
Here’s a post about their bias indicators (e.g., blue = track significantly favored closers that day)
What post positions win the most on the turf at Keeneland?
We’ll be updating this with fall meet info early next week.
We’ll continue to add helpful links and information as we find them. We’ll also be publishing our annual Cheat Sheets for the Breeders’ Cup Distaff and Classic next week!
Nice job w/ the stats. Looks like a labor of love.