Breeders’ Cup 2020 By-The-Numbers

Breeders’ Cup By-The-Numbers

By US Racing Staff

A Breeders’ Cup by-the-numbers following pre-entries on Oct. 28:

0 – fans allowed to attend the 2020 Breeders’ Cup

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Zenyatta (photo via Zenyatta.com).

1 – female (Zenyatta) winner of the Breeders’ Cup Classic

1 ¼ — mile distance for the Breeders’ Cup Classic

2 – Kentucky breds based in Japan pre-entered in BC Sprint (Jasper Prince, Pingxiang)

3 – Breeders’ Cup Classic wins for trainer Bob Baffert (American Pharoah, Bayern, Arrogate)

3.12 – million dollars goes to winner of Breeders’ Cup Classic

4 – wins in 4 starts for Jackie’s Warrior (Breeders’ Cup Juvenile)

5 – Breeders’ Cup races on Friday (Nov. 6)

5:13 – p.m. (ET) post time for the Breeders’ Cup Classic

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6 – Breeders’ Cup Turf wins for trainer Aidan O’Brien

7 – year-olds pre-entered include Tom’s d’Etat, Channel Maker, and Starship Jubilee

9 – Breeders’ Cup races on Saturday (Nov. 7)

12 – horses is the maximum allowed in Breeder’s Cup Dirt Mile (14 is the max for all other BC races)

13 – Breeders’ Cup Classic winners voted Horse of the Year

13 ½ — lengths, largest margin of victory in a Breeders’ Cup race (Inside Information, 1995 BC Distaff)

14 – Breeders’ Cup races

23 – pre-entries for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile

30 – horses cross-entered

30.065 – million dollars in Breeders’ Cup purses won by Bob Baffert

31 – million dollars in purse money up for grabs

37 – Breeders’ Cups after the Nov. 6-7 edition

39 – pre-entries from overseas

45 – horses have gone off at 100-1 odds or better; only 133-1 shot Arcangues won (1993 BC Classic)

65 — odds-on (or less) choices have run in the Breeders’ Cup, with 28 winning

66 – 2-year-olds pre-entered for 3 turf races on Friday (Nov. 6), 12 of them cross-entered.

107 – favorites from 346 Breeders’ Cup races have won (31% rate)

201 – horses pre-entered in the Breeders’ Cup

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