The mare Elate will take to the boys in the Breeders Cup Classic (G1), looking to become just the second female to win the race.
We are just over three months from the Breeders Cup, the inaugural tournament event taking place in Santa Anita on November??1-2.
Elate will try to follow the footsteps of Zenyatta, that beat males from the 2009 Classic, the 1 female to win the race into its own 35-year history.
Trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, the mare will also be entered from the Breeders Cup Distaff (G1), however, the plan is to go in the Classic.
The mare is co-third option in early Breeders Cup Classic betting in +800 at Bovada. Shes the fifth choice at Distaff wagering at +800 but will probably be the next option behind Midnight Bisou (+150) if the Distaff was her goal.
The favorite for its Classic continues to be McKinzie, currently at +300down from month. Produced by Bob Baffert, the colt was the beaten favorite from the Awesome Again (G1) in his final prep stage.
Last year McKinzie came into the Classic off wins at the San Felipe (G2) and Pennsylvania Derby (G1) but tossed into a clunker, evaporating to finish a well-beaten 12th.
The Code of Honor is your option in Classic. The Shug McGaughey trainee won the Travers (G1) this summer in Saratoga and was defeated only a nose at the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont Park in his final start.
Vino Rosso won the Jockey Club Gold Cup and is recorded in Classic gambling.
Midnight Bisou is your solid betting favorite in +150 for the Distaff at Bovada. She was in last years Distaff in Churchill Downs and will be perfect in her seven starts this season, winning the Beldame Invitational (G1) at Belmont Park in her final prep stage.
Guarana at +600 is the second alternative in early Distaff wagering, however, she might end up in the Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1).
The filly won her first three career starts, including the CCA Oaks (G1), but suffered her first defeat when next to Street Band in the Cotillion (G1) at Parx Racing in her final outing.
Dunbar Road is the choice at +700. The filly had??to settle for third at the Spinster in Keeneland in her last start behind Blue Prize and Elate. Street Band, winner of the Cotillion, is also listed at +700.
Permit is your +150 betting popular at Bovada for the Breeders Cup Turf (G1). She is the defending champion but got run down in the Arc de Triomphe (G1) at Longchamp in her last start and her connections have not decided if she will return to the U.S.
Would be your alternative in Turf wagering in +500. The Aiden OBrien trainee acquired the Irish Champion Stakes (G1) in his previous outing at York and was second from the Turf last year behind Enable.
Bricks and Mortar is the gambling favorite for the Mile in +450. Circus Maximus, winner of the Prix de Moulin de Longchamp (G1) in his last start, is the present second choice in early Mile betting??at +500.
Mitole is your first favorite for the Breeders Cup Sprint (G1) in +225. The Steve Asmussen trainee acquired the Forego (G1) at Saratoga in his final start.
Imperial Hint is your second option at +275. Third from the Sprint last year, he comes within this year off wins in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1) and also the Vosburgh Invitational (G1) in his last 2 starts.
Shancelot is your choice at. The colt got run down at the wire from the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G1) in his last start, defeated a head.
The winner was Omaha Beach, who had been making his first start since winning the Arkansas Derby (G1) in April. He missed the Triple Crown races and came back running. The colt is +400 in ancient for its Sprint but may end up in the Dirt Mile or Classic.
Sistercharlie will come into this years Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) riding a six-race winning series, all in Grade 1 races, including this race this past year. As she seeks to defend her title Shes the strong +175 betting popular.
She characters to face a good group of European offenses that could comprise Star Catcher (+1000), winner of the Prix Vermeille (G1) at Longchamp, and Iridessa (+1200), who is a multiple Group 1 winner.
The Breeders Cup Dirt Mile (G1) is often regarded as an amalgamated with runners not good enough to turn it into the Classic, yet this seasons field appears stellar.
Mitole is your +300 early favorite for the Dirt Mile but might wind up in the Sprint. Catalina Cruiser, that was the beaten favorite in a years version, is listed at.
Even the John Sadler trainee acquired the Pat OBrien (G2) in his final outing and is ideal in three starts this year.
Mr. Money (+1000) was beaten a neck at the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) in his last effort. That snapped a streak that included Indiana Derby along with the Grade 3 West Virginia Derby.
Pee Wee Reese is your early favorite at a wide-open Breeders Cup Turf Sprint in +350 and Covfefe at +300 and Come Dancing at +350 would be the top two wagering choices for the Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1).
Next up well look at the early chances for Fridays juvenile races.
Handicapper Michael Dempsey will probably be covering the Breeders Cup for Odds Shark along with his full card accounts with choices, analysis, acceptable odds line and wagering recommendations for major tracks are available every day at

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