Breeders Cup Sprint Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends

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See which trainers and jockeys have performed well in this fact-packed blog for the Breeders Cup Sprint. This is a race that is hosted at Santa Anita during the Breeders Cup with the race being run over a distance of 6f, see which trends the past winners of the Breeders Cup Sprint have set for this year.

Breeders Cup 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 Sprint Preview

The Breeders Cup Sprint is a fast-paced sprint over six furlongs on the dirt with a purse of $2m. The race is open to runners aged 3yo+ and was first held in 1984.

Breeders Cup Sprint Information:

If you are interested in other predictions at Del Mar then head over to the Del Mar tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG racing tipsters and also compare those predictions to the runners that make the trend shortlist when added below. 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 Sprint market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 10 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2016 when the race had an over-round of 110%. The race in 2015 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 122%, whilst on average over the last 10 renewals of the Breeders Cup Sprint, the over-round has been 118%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £118 which is bet.

Breeders Cup Sprint Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 10 if you had followed the winner of the Breeders Cup Sprint next time out then you would have backed a total of 4 winners. Backing all 8 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -1.25. Remember to bookmark the racing tips page so you can get easy access to the OLBG racing picks daily.

The runner that holds the record over the past 10 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2022 renewal when Elite Power from William Mott under the guidance of Irad Ortiz Jr, won in a time of 1:09.11, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Roy H, trained by Peter Miller and ridden by Paco Lopez set the quickest time of 1:08.24 in the 2018 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Breeders Cup Sprint over the last 10 renewals:

  • 2018 - Roy H (1:08.24)
  • 2014 - Work All Week (1:08.28)
  • 2023 - Elite Power (1:08.34)

Breeders Cup Sprint Challenge Series

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

  • Bing Crosby Handicap (Del Mar)
  • Phoenix Stakes (Keeneland)
  • Vosburgh Stakes (Aqueduct)

Breeders Cup Sprint Past Winners

Here are the Breeders Cup Sprint past winners for the last 10 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 Sprint as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

YearHorse (Drawn)Info
2023
1:08.34
Elite Power (USA)
5yo 9-0 (7 of 8) 17/10F
Irad Ortiz Jr
William Mott (USA)
2022
1:09.11
Elite Power (USA)
4yo 9-0 (6 of 11) 50/9
Irad Ortiz Jr
William Mott (USA)
2021
1:08.49
Aloha West (USA)
4yo 9-0 (5 of 9) 113/10
Jose L Ortiz
Wayne Catalano (USA)
2020
1:08.61
Whitmore (USA)
7yo 9-0 (7 of 14) 16/1
Irad Ortiz Jr
Ronald Moquett (USA)
2019
1:09.00
Mitole (USA)
4yo 9-0 (4 of 8) 7/4F
Ricardo Santana Jr
Steven Asmussen (USA)
2018
1:08.24
Roy H (USA)
6yo 9-0 (9 of 9) 5/2
Paco Lopez
Peter Miller (USA)
2017
1:08.61
Roy H (USA)
5yo 9-0 (8 of 10) 9/2
Kent J Desormeaux
Peter Miller (USA)
2016
1:08.79
Drefong (USA)
3yo 8-12 (2 of 7) 7/2
Martin Garcia
Bob Baffert (USA)
2015
1:08.58
Runhappy (USA)
3yo 8-12 (5 of 14) 9/4F
Edgar S Prado
Maria Borell (USA)
2014
1:08.28
Work All Week (USA)
5yo 9-0 (13 of 14) 20/1
Florent Geroux
Roger Brueggemann (USA)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • USA: 10 winners with an additional 19 placings from 98 runners
  • JPN: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 3 runners
  • GB: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • HK: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • CAN: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Breeders Cup Sprint Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the Breeders Cup Sprint over the last 10 renewals with both Peter Miller and William Mott who have both won the race two times. Peter Miller winners have been with Roy H (2017 & 2018). William Mott winners have been with Elite Power (2022 & 2023).

Here are some of the top Breeders Cup Sprint trainer statistics over the last 10 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
Peter Miller7-2-4+2.00+3.75
William Mott3-2-2+6.26+3.36
Steven Asmussen9-1-3-6.25-5.56
Bob Baffert5-1-2-0.50-0.81
Ronald Moquett4-1-3+13.00+10.55
Wayne Catalano4-1-1+8.30+3.78
Roger Brueggemann1-1-1+20.00+12.00
Maria Borell1-1-1+2.25+1.35
Jorge Navarro3-0-2-3.00-1.46
Mark Glatt3-0-1-3.00-2.07

Breeders Cup Sprint Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Breeders Cup Sprint over the last 10 renewals is Irad Ortiz Jr who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Whitmore (2020) and Elite Power (2022 & 2023).

Here are some of the top Breeders Cup Sprint jockey statistics over the last 10 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+20.26+10.96
Jose L Ortiz8-1-2+4.30+0.47
Ricardo Santana Jr5-1-2-2.25-1.70
Florent Geroux3-1-1+18.00+10.00
Martin Garcia2-1-2+2.50+2.19
Kent J Desormeaux1-1-1+4.50+2.70
Paco Lopez1-1-1+2.50+1.50
Edgar S Prado1-1-1+2.25+1.35
Joel Rosario7-0-3-7.00-1.39
John R Velazquez6-0-1-6.00-3.43

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 14, 1, (DSQ, 3), 6, 3, 1, 8, 6, 3, 1

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.

  • 10 / 10 (61%) - Achieved an RPR of 113+ (Last 3)
  • 10 / 10 (63%) - No bigger than 20/1
  • 10 / 10 (66%) - Made 3 - 5 starts (Season)
  • 10 / 10 (70%) - No bigger than 17/5 (Last Win)
  • 10 / 10 (71%) - No bigger than 24/5 (LTO)
  • 10 / 10 (72%) - No bigger than 7/1 (Debut)
  • 10 / 10 (72%) - No bigger than 30/1 (Career)
  • 10 / 10 (77%) - Made 2 - 4 starts (180 Days)
  • 10 / 10 (78%) - Made 3 - 6 starts (1 Year)
  • 10 / 10 (81%) - Ran over 6f - 1m½f (Debut)
  • 10 / 10 (82%) - No bigger than 113/10 (Career Win)
  • 10 / 10 (83%) - Had 2 - 8 wins (Career)
  • 10 / 10 (84%) - Achieved an RPR of 100+ (LTO)
  • 10 / 10 (84%) - In a field of 5 - 11 (Debut)
  • 10 / 10 (85%) - Beaten no more -3l (LTO)

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 Sprint. if you are unaware of what trends and statistics are, how they can be used etc then head over to the OLBG Betting School and read this Stats And Trends article which will make everything much clearer.

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Breeders Cup Sprint Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 5+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +29.75 is when runners had 3 starts in the past 180 days. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 2 places in the past year, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-23.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 7 (8,1) [8 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 6 (8,9) [11 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 5 (9,1) [9 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 7 (2,8) [14 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 4 (6,7) [8 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Breeders Cup Sprint is Keeneland, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at Keeneland last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is Saratoga, there has been a total number of 3 winners of this race who ran at Saratoga last time out.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 10 winners from a total of 101 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 3 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Breeders Cup Sprint:

  • Curlin (2 Wins)
  • More Than Ready (2 Wins)

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have been disappointed with multiple attempts but no wins in the Breeders Cup Sprint, that stallion is Speightstown who has failed to produce a winner from 5 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 10 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Work All Week in 2014, winning for Roger Brueggemann at odds of 20/1 under the guidance of Florent Geroux. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 10 renewals there have been 3 winning favourites in the race. Ahead of the 2024 Breeders Cup Sprint why not head over to the best racing tipster page to see what the tipsters are backing today? 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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