California Chrome remains the early betting favorite in 2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Odds in the latest odds released by Bet Online, currently at +250.
The 2014 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness (G1) winner is perfect in three starts this year, winning the Dubai World Cup (G1) on March 26 in his last outing.
The Art Sherman trainee now has a record of 21-12-3-1 with earnings of $12,532,650. He makes his next start at Del Mar on July 23 in the San Diego (G2).
The colt was third in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic, beaten a nose and a neck behind Bayern and Toast of New York.
The price on Frosted has dropped down to +550 in 2016 Breeders’ Cup Future Odds at Bet Online after his huge win in the Met Mile (G1) at Belmont Park on June 11. He earned a 123 Beyer Speed Figure in that outing, the highest number we have seen in years. It was 17 points higher than his previous high of 106 earned in his Pennsylvania Derby (G2) victory last September at Parx Racing.
The colt was seventh in last year’s Classic at odds of 11-1.
Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, the colt was fourth in the 2015 Kentucky Derby and second in the Belmont Stakes. He has a career mark of 16-5-6-1 with earnings of $3,182,800.
His next start likely will come at Saratoga on Aug. 6 in the Whitney (G1).
The brilliant mare Beholder is the current third choice in Breeders’ Cup Classic wagering at Bet Online at +600.
She missed the Breeders’ Cup last year, but will be seeking her third title this year. She won the Juvenile Fillies (G1) in 2012 and the Distaff (G1) in 2013.
She has already beaten the boys, taking the Pacific Classic (G1) last summer at Del Mar. She is perfect in two starts this year, winning the Adoration (G3) and Vanity (G1), both at Santa Anita. Her next start likely will be the Clement Hirsch (G1) at Del Mar on July 30.
She has a career record of 22-17-3-0 with earnings of $4,736,600 for trainer Richard Mandella.
Melatonin is now down to +1000 at Bet Online after his victory in the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1) on June 25. The David Hofmans trainee won the Santa Anita Handicap (G1) on March 12 for his first stakes win and then ran second in the Oaklawn Handicap (G2) before his Gold Cup win.
Hofmans is going to give the gelding the summer off and we likely will see him next in the Awesome Again (G1) at Santa Anita on Oct. 1.
2016 Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist is fifth in early Breeders’ Cup Classic wagering at Bet Online at +1400. The colt was third in the Preakness in his last outing.
His connections announced on Monday morning that his next start would come in the Haskell Invitational (G1) at Monmouth Park on July 31.
Latest Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Odds via Bet Online:
(Top five in betting in bold)
American Freedom +6000
Anchor Down +6500
Avanti Bello +7500
Brody’s Cause +8000
California Chrome +250
Cherry Wine +8000
Donegal Moon +9500
Economic Model +6500
Gun Runner +5000
Hard Aces +5000
Keen Ice +2500
Majestic Harbor +7500
Mo Tom +8500
Mor Spirit +5500
Noble Bird +5000
Second Summer +5000
Shaman Ghost +8500
Soi Phet +7500
Win the Space +4000
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