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2016 Breeders Cup' Classic

Breeders' Cup Classic

Purse:$6,000,000Grade: 1
Distance: 1 1/4 MilesAge: 3+

Every sport has a definitive year-ending event to crown its champions. In Thoroughbred racing, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships is the culmination of the horse racing season worldwide and the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic is the defining event of the international racing season.

The Breeders’ Cup Classic, run at 1 1/4 miles, draws the top international Thoroughbreds year after year. With its $6 million purse, the Classic is the richest race in all of North America. It is open to horses 3-years-old and older and is limited to 14 starters. Five of this year’s starters will gain automatic entries into the race by qualifying through Breeders’ Cup Challenge series.

Breeders' Cup Classic Odds

Breeders' Cup Odds: Classic - Distaff - Turf - Juvenile - Juvenile Fillies Turf

Horses - Breeders Cup Classic - To Win
Horses - Breeders Cup Classic - To Win - Nov 04
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2016 Breeders Cup Classic - Odds To Win
American OddsFractional Odds
Effinex+110011/1
Frosted+38019/5
Keen Ice+200020/1
California Chrome-1754/7
Win The Space+330033/1
Melatonin+110011/1
War Story+330033/1
Shaman Ghost+200020/1
Hoppertunity+110011/1
Arrogate+1608/5
Updated December 11, 2016. Bet US Racing - Official Breeders' Cup Odds.
Breeders' Cup Betting, all odds are fixed odds prices.

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2016 Breeders' Cup Classic Results

Result Time Post Odds HorseTrainerJockey Owner
12:00.11 1.70Arrogate Smith, Mike  
2  0.90*California ChromeEspinoza, Victor
3  32.60Keen Ice Castellano, Javier  
4  18.10Hoppertunity Velazquez, John  
5  17.50Melatonin Talamo, Joseph  
6  8.40Frosted Rosario, Joel  
7  34.70Effinex Prat, Flavien  
8  104.70War Story Spieth, Scott  
8  74.30Win the Space Stevens, Gary  

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2016 Breeders' Cup Classic Payouts

WinPlaceShow
10Arrogate$5.40$2.80$2.60
6California Chrome$2.60$2.40
9Keen Ice$5.80

Wager Horses Payout
Exacta10-4$5.00
Trifecta10-4-3$37.30
Superfecta10-4-3-9$296.30
Daily Double5-10$69.80
Pick 312-5-10$369.40
Pick 412-12-5-10$1,003.25
Pick 6, 5 Correct2/7/15-5-12-12-5-10$779.60
Pick 6, 6 Correct2/7/15-5-12-12-5-10$292,423.20
Super High 510-4-3-9-6$942.30

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Breeders' Cup Classic Winners

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Win Time
2016 Arrogate Smith, Mike Bob Baffert 2:00.11
2015 American Pharoah Victor Espinoza Bob Baffert 2:00.07
2014 Bayern Martin Garcia Bob Baffert 1:59.88
2013 Mucho Macho Man Gary Stevens Katherine Ritvo 2:00.72
2012 Fort Larned Brian Hernandez Ian Wilkes 2:00.11
2011 Drosselmeyer Mike E. Smith William I. Mott 2:04.27
2010 Blame Garrett K. Gomez Albert M. Stall 2:02:28
2009 Zenyatta Mike Smith John A Shirreffs 2:00:62
2008 Ravens Pass L. Dettori H M John Gosden 1:59.27
2007 Curlin R. Albarado S. Asmussen 2:00.59
2006 Invasor (ARG) Fernando Jara Kiaran McLaughlin 2:02.18
2005 Saint Liam J. Bailey R. Dutrow Jr 2:01.49
2004 Ghostzapper J. Castellano R. Frankel 1:59.02
2003 Pleasantly Perfect Alex Solis Richard Mandella 1:594/5
2002 Volponi Jose Santos Philip Johnson 2:012/5
2001 Tiznow Chris McCarron Jay Robbins 2:003/5
2000 Tiznow Chris McCarron Jay Robbins 2:003/5
1999 Cat Thief Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas 1:592/5
1998 Awesome Again Pat Day Patrick Byrne 2:02:00
1997 Skip Away Mike Smith Hubert Hine 1:591/5
1996 Alphabet Soup Chris McCarron David Hofmans 2:01:00
1995 Cigar Jerry Bailey Bill Mott 1:592/5
1994 Concern Jerry Bailey Richard Small 2:022/5
1993 Arcangues Jerry Bailey Andre Fabre 2:004/5
1992 A.P. Indy Eddie Delahoussaye Neil Drysdale 2:001/5
1991 Black Tie Affair Jerry Bailey Ernie Poulos 2:024/5
1990 Unbridled Pat Day Carl Nafzger 2:021/5
1989 Sunday Silence Chris McCarron C. Whittingham 2:001/5
1988 Alysheba Chris McCarron Jack Van Berg 2:044/5
1987 Ferdinand Bill Shoemaker C. Whittingham 2:012/5
1986 Skywalker Laffit Pincay Jr. M. Whittingham 2:002/5
1985 Proud Truth Jorge Velasquez John Veitch 2:004/5
1984 Wild Again Pat Day Vincent Timphony 2:032/5

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