The Breeders ‘Cup announced on October 27 the official race order and betting menu for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, scheduled for November 5 and 6 at Del Mar.
There will be a total of 10 races (five Breeders ‘Cup races) on the first day of the Championships, “Future Stars Friday”, and 12 races on the Saturday schedule (nine Breeders’ Cup races). Friday’s schedule begins at 11:55 a.m. (Pacific hour) with five undercard races. The Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1T) (Race 10) will be the last race of the day, with a start time of 5.30pm.
The first championship post on Saturday is at 10:15 am and begins with three undercard races. The day will end with the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) (race 12), the start time of which will be 5:40 p.m.
The first championship race on “Future Stars Friday” will be the $ 2 million Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2T) Breeders ‘Cup (2:50 p.m.) followed by the $ 2 million NetJets Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) (3:30 p.m.) . , the $ 1 million Breeders ‘Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) (4:10 p.m.), TVG’s $ 2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (G1) (4:50 p.m.) and the Breeders ‘$ 1 million Juvenile Grass Cup (5:30 p.m.).
Championship Saturday begins with three undercard races followed by the $ 1 Million Breeders ‘Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) (12:05 p.m.), the $ 1 Million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) (12:40 p.m.), the $ 1 million Big Ass Fans Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) (1:19 p.m.), the Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1T) (1:59 p.m.), the $ 2 million Qatar Racing Breeders’ Cup Sprint (2:38 p.m. ), the $ 2 million FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Mile presented by PDJF (G1T) (3:20 p.m.), the $ 2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) (4:00 p.m.), the $ 4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1T) (4:40 p.m.) and the $ 6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (5:40 p.m.).
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The order of races for the Breeders’ Cup undercard races on Friday and Saturday will be announced on Monday, November 1.
This year, a total of 19 countries around the world, including Canada, France, Ireland, Germany and the United Kingdom, will offer pari-mutuel betting on the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Eight other jurisdictions will offer separate pool bets, including Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Hong Kong, India, Japan and Mexico.
“As a global property with horses competing from all over the world, we are delighted to be able to offer combo-mutual betting to punters from 19 countries,” said Drew Fleming, President and CEO of the Breeders’ Cup. “This provides strong liquidity for our pools and maximizes value for our clients around the world. We are also grateful and honored to have Hong Kong and Japan included in betting this year, which demonstrates the opportunities available for each jurisdiction. when we work together to globalize our sport. “
Breeders’ Cup betting menu
The 2021 betting menu will include a new All-Turf Pick 4 on Saturday which will feature four of the world’s best turf races as well as full fields of international competitors. The four races, in order, are the Breeders ‘Cup Turf Sprint (race 5), the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (race 7), the Breeders ‘Cup Mile (race 9) and the Breeders’ Cup Turf ( race 11).
Additionally, for the first time ever, the Breeders’ Cup will feature a third Intermediate Pick 5 on Saturday, starting with Race 3. First Choice 5 will start with Race 1 and last Choice 5 will start with Race 8. Last Choice 5 from last year on Saturday generated a pool of $ 5.1 million while the late Pick 4 offered a pool of $ 4.3 million. The last time the Breeders’ Cup was held in Del Mar in 2017, $ 166 million was wagered on the two-day world championships.
Friday Pick 6, Early and Late Pick 5 and Super High 5 can be carried over to Saturday. Ultra Pick 6, Late Pick 5 and Super High 5 on Saturday are mandatory payments. Saturday’s All Turf pick includes races 5, 7, 9 and 11. Any postponement of pick 5 will be carried over to last pick 5 on Saturday.
Daily Double Special: Juvenile Turf / Turf on race 7 Friday with race 10 on Saturday. Juvenile fillies / distaff on race 10 Friday with race 11 Saturday. Juvenile / Classic on race 9 Friday with race 12 on Saturday.
The Breeders’ Cup will feature a unique Super High 5 bet that will be available on each race (including undercard) during its two-day race card. The Breeders’ Cup initially planned to conduct the bet under ARCI rule 004-105 (X) (5) Option 4 which would have paid off with a 25% return on the main share and 75% on the minor share . Subsequently, it was amended to offer 100% payout without any consolation under ARCI rule 004-105 (X) (4) Option 3.no winner, until the final race on the map on Saturday – the Breeders’ Cup Classic – where a mandatory full payment will be in effect.
$ 1.00 —Win, Place, Show, Daily Double, Exact, Pick 6, Daily Double Special
$ 0.50 – Trifecta, Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5, Super High 5
$ 0.10 —Superfecta