The 2013 Breeders Cup from horse racing will take place on Friday November 1st and Saturday November 2nd from San Anita Park with 12 big championship races scheduled.
The action on Friday and Saturday will be televised by the NBC Sports Network with the Breeders Cup Classic to be aired on the major NBC station.
The weather for Friday and Saturday calls for clear sunny skies and a fast dirt surface at the Great Race Place. There will be five Breeders Cup races scheduled to go on Friday and seven on Saturday at Santa Anita.
The featured race on Friday will be the $2 million dollar Ladies Distaff which is the former Ladies Classic. Three 1 million dollar races are also on tap featuring two year old colts and filly turf races as well as the popular Dirt Mile.
On Saturday the horse racing is stacked with outstanding betting races featuring full fields. Scheduled are the sprint, turf and popular two year old juvenile races that give us a peak at next year’s crop of Triple Crown contenders.
The Breeders Cup Classic is the main event on Saturday scheduled for a post time of 8:35PM Eastern Time on NBC TV. The Classic is run at a 1 ¼ mile on the Santa Anita dirt surface. The current favorite in the Classic is the number nine horse Game on Dude who opened up at odds of 8/5. This is a horse for course angle as Game on Dude has won seven of his eight races at Santa Anita. Mike Smith rides and Bob Baffert trains.
The 2012 Breeders Cup Classic winner the number seven horse Fort Larned is listed a 6/1 on the board. The second place finished from last year’s Classic Mucho Macho Man is the number six horse and listed at 5/1 in the wagering. Mucho Macho Man is coming off an impressive win at Santa Anita in his prep race on September 28th with Gary Stevens aboard.