Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends

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Contested over a distance of 5½f is the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint which is scheduled to take place at Santa Anita during the Breeders Cup. Below we have detailed past winners along with both trainer and jockey records in the race and see which trends have been set based on past winners of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint.

Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends
Andy Powell Content Editor

Horse Racing stats man, Andy has contributed to OLBG for 18 years - An Ipswich fan and F1 fanatic, he also contributes EFL football and Motor Sport opinion.

2024 Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Preview

The Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint is the newest addition to the Breeders Cup meeting having been added in 2018, the race is open to two-year-old runners and depending on where the breeder' cup is being staged, it is run over either 5f or 5½f with the race being given a Grade 2 status in 2019.

Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Information:

Our dedicated Del Mar tips page will not only bring you predictions from the OLBG racing tipsters for the upcoming card that includes the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint but will also have predictions for each meeting at Del Mar throughout the season so be sure to head over there. You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Breeders Cup Schedule section for links to these.

How competitive is the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 6 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2018 when the race had an over-round of 119%. The race in 2020 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 122%, whilst on average over the last 6 renewals of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint, the over-round has been 120%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £120 which is bet.

Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 6 if you had followed the winner of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint next time out then you would have backed a total of 2 winners. Backing all 5 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -1.80. Before placing your bet on the 2024 Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint see which other runners today are being backed on the racing predictions page.

Over the last 6 renewals, it was the Michael Appleby trained Big Evs ridden by Tom Marquand who set the fastest winning time in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint, the runner won the race in a time of 55.31 was set when winning the race in 2023. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey Javier Castellano with Bulletin who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 1:05.54 in the 2018 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint over the last 6 renewals:

  • 2023 - Big Evs (55.31)
  • 2019 - Four Wheel Drive (55.66)
  • 2021 - Twilight Gleaming (56.24)

Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Challenge Series

Here are the races that are included in the Breeders Cup Challenge Series for the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint:

Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Past Winners

Here are the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint past winners for the last 6 renewals. Each row details the year of the race, the horse which won along with the age & weight of the horse. Also detailed is the stall where the horse came from and the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

YearHorse (Drawn)Info
2023
55.31
Big Evs (IRE)
2yo 8-10 (4 of 12) 16/5
Tom Marquand
Michael Appleby (GB)
2022
1:02.41
Mischief Magic (IRE)
2yo 8-10 (5 of 12) 69/10
William Buick
Charlie Appleby (GB)
2021
56.24
Twilight Gleaming (IRE)
2yo 8-7 (6 of 12) 26/5
Irad Ortiz Jr
Wesley A Ward (USA)
2020
1:02.82
Golden Pal (USA)
2yo 8-10 (13 of 14) 6/5F
Irad Ortiz Jr
Wesley A Ward (USA)
2019
55.66
Four Wheel Drive (USA)
2yo 8-10 (9 of 12) 5/2F
Irad Ortiz Jr
Wesley A Ward (USA)
2018
1:05.54
Bulletin (USA)
2yo 8-10 (5 of 12) 15/2
Javier Castellano
Todd Pletcher (USA)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint have been based:

  • USA: 4 winners with an additional 6 placings from 41 runners
  • GB: 2 winners with an additional 4 placings from 21 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 2 placings from 10 runners
  • CAN: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners

Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint over the last 6 renewals is Wesley A Ward who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Four Wheel Drive (2019), Golden Pal (2020) and Twilight Gleaming (2021).

Here are some of the top Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint trainer statistics over the last 6 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
Wesley A Ward14-3-5-2.10+0.29
Todd Pletcher1-1-1+7.50+4.50
Charlie Appleby1-1-1+6.90+4.14
Michael Appleby1-1-1+3.20+1.92
A P O'Brien5-0-1-5.00-3.80
Steven Asmussen4-0-2-4.00-1.07
George Weaver3-0-0-3.00-3.00
Richard Hannon3-0-0-3.00-3.00
Archie Watson3-0-0-3.00-3.00
Michael J Maker2-0-1-2.00-0.10

Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint over the last 6 renewals is Irad Ortiz Jr who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Four Wheel Drive (2019), Golden Pal (2020) and Twilight Gleaming (2021).

Here are some of the top Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint jockey statistics over the last 6 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

JockeyR-W-PWinEW
Irad Ortiz Jr6-3-3+5.90+2.34
William Buick3-1-2+4.90+4.95
Javier Castellano2-1-1+6.50+3.50
Tom Marquand1-1-1+3.20+1.92
Tyler Gaffalione6-0-1-6.00-3.00
Ryan Moore6-0-1-6.00-4.20
Jose L Ortiz5-0-2-5.00-0.15
Flavien Prat5-0-0-5.00-5.00
Joel Rosario4-0-1-4.00-2.47
Frankie Dettori3-0-1-3.00-0.10

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): (6, 8), 1, 1, 5, 8, 4

The percentage shown is the percentage of the total number of runners who fell under that factor. High percentages are less appealing than lower ones as you would expect them to do well. The trend information is based on the available information on the racing post in terms of previous runs etc.

  • 6 / 6 (27%) - No bigger than 15/2
  • 6 / 6 (41%) - In a field of 3 - 8 (LTO)
  • 6 / 6 (42%) - Within the first 5 of the market
  • 6 / 6 (45%) - No bigger than 333/100 (LTO)
  • 6 / 6 (46%) - Not on HY/GS/GD/GF/SLW/STD/FS (Last Win)
  • 6 / 6 (57%) - No bigger than 27/10 (Last Win)
  • 6 / 6 (62%) - Highest Placed is not G1/LST
  • 6 / 6 (68%) - Furthest ran 5f - 6f
  • 6 / 6 (72%) - In a field of 7 - 14 (Debut)
  • 6 / 6 (72%) - Break of 26 - 90 days (Last Win)
  • 6 / 6 (72%) - Made 1 - 5 starts (Career)
  • 6 / 6 (72%) - Not in a G3/LST/Cl3/Cl5 (Debut)
  • 6 / 6 (74%) - Had 1 - 2 wins (90 Days)
  • 6 / 6 (76%) - Won within last 2 starts
  • 6 / 6 (80%) - No bigger than 20/1 (Career)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Del Mar racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint. Did you know that we have an OLBG Betting School section on OLBG? It is a place to help you improve your betting experience with articles like the How to Find Winners - 101 Tips to Choose A Winning Horse Racing Bet.

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Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 3+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +6.90 is when runners had a furthest trip run of 5f. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had a highest class placed of Class 1 (L), when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-22.

Here are the most recent winning draws along with the further placings in brackets:

  • 2023: Winner in 4 (9,5) [12 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 5 (4,3) [12 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 6 (3,2) [12 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 13 (5,6) [14 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 9 (1,3) [12 Runners]

The courses that have produced the most winners of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint are Doncaster, Deauville, Newmarket (Rowley), Saratoga, Belmont Park and Gulfstream Park, there has been a total number of 1 winner from each of those courses.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 5 winners from a total of 49 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 1 winner from a total of 25 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 6 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Bulletin in 2018, winning for Todd Pletcher at odds of 15/2 under the guidance of Javier Castellano. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 6 renewals there have been 2 winning favourites in the race. Remember to use the best racing tipsters along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2024 Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint. All figures and trends above, such as the horse's previous runs are based on the information that is available on the racing post.

Breeders Cup Schedule

Breeders Cup races for Friday 1st November 2024

Race2023 WinnerInfo
Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf SprintBig Evs (IRE)
2yo - 16/5
Michael Appleby
Tom Marquand
Breeders Cup Juvenile FilliesJust F Y I (USA)
2yo - 7/1
William Mott
Junior Alvarado
Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies TurfHard To Justify (USA)
2yo - 91/10
Chad C Brown
Flavien Prat
Breeders Cup JuvenileFierceness (USA)
2yo - 165/10
Todd Pletcher
John R Velazquez
Breeders Cup Juvenile TurfUnquestionable (FR)
2yo - 6/4
A P OBrien
Ryan Moore

Breeders Cup races for Saturday 2nd November 2024

Race2023 WinnerInfo
Breeders Cup Dirt MileCodys Wish (USA)
5yo - 4/5
William Mott
Junior Alvarado
Breeders Cup Filly Mare TurfInspiral (GB)
4yo - 5/2
John & Thady Gosden
Frankie Dettori
Breeders Cup Filly Mare SprintGoodnight Olive (USA)
5yo - 11/10
Chad C Brown
Irad Ortiz Jr
Breeders Cup MileMaster Of The Seas (IRE)
5yo - 33/10
Charlie Appleby
William Buick
Breeders Cup DistaffIdiomatic (USA)
4yo - 9/5
Brad H Cox
Florent Geroux
Breeders Cup TurfAuguste Rodin (IRE)
3yo - 5/2
A P OBrien
Ryan Moore
Breeders Cup ClassicWhite Abarrio (USA)
4yo - 13/5
Richard Dutrow Jr
Irad Ortiz Jr
Breeders Cup Turf SprintNobals (USA)
4yo - 12/1
Larry Rivelli
Gerardo Corrales
Breeders Cup SprintElite Power (USA)
5yo - 17/10
William Mott
Irad Ortiz Jr

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