11/05/2010 1:13PM

DRF Blogs: Best of the Breeders' Cup


Catch up on some Daily Racing Form blog posts you may have missed as we kick off the 2010 Breeders' Cup, and follow along live with Steven Crist, Mike Watchmaker, and the Inside Post blog.


Some BC Morning Line Surprises
Awesome Gem (Marathon) and Morning Line (Dirt Mile) went from obscure longshots to unexpected morning-line favorites when they were entered in their second-preference races Tuesday afternoon. Steven Crist’s analysis on meaningful discrepancies from Battaglia's official morning lines ... Read More >>

Breeders' Cup Breeding: Sires and States
The 184 Thoroughbreds pre-entered for the Breeders' Cup were sired by a surprisingly egalitarian 126 different stallions. Complete list of the sires of the pre-entrants ... Read More >>


Quality Road upgrade
Quality Road, 8-for-12 and on speed figures the “fastest horse” in the Classic, might not win. Read More >>

Sucker for speed
It's always fun to back a "live" longshot. There are plenty of choices in the Breeders' Cup, especially if you are a sucker for speed. Read More >>

California gold on BC Saturday
California shippers should win at least two races on Saturday and probably more, if they are as good as this West Coast handicapper believes. Who has the best chances on Saturday? Read More >>

Californians at BC on Friday
West Coast handicapper Brad Free thinks the California shippers will have more success on Saturday. Find out who has the best chances to win for California on Friday: Read More >>


Beware Of Breeders' Cup Generalizations
There are two broad handicapping generalizations about this Breeders' Cup that I feel need to have a few holes poked in them. So here goes: Read More >>


Where is the smart money going on the Breeders' Cup? Analysis on the odds offered by European bookmaker William Hill. Read More >>

Last weekend's racing in Japan and France offered some keen insights into the chances of a number of foreign-trained entries in the Breeders' Cup. Read More >>

How do you compare Racing Post Ratings to Beyer Speed Figures when handicapping international horses in the Breeder’s Cup? Read More >>


Sunday doings at Churchill Downs - Breeders' Cup week. View Photos >>

Uncle Mo, gentleman juvenile. View Photos >>