2022 Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Preview, Trends & Analysis

2022 Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Preview, Trends & Analysis

2022 Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Preview

The Breeders Cup Turf Sprint was only introduced in 2008 and despite that, we have already had back-to-back winners in Mizdirection (2012-13) & Stormy Liberal (2017-18). The race is open to runners 3yo+ and is run over either five or six furlongs depending on the course and is run on the turf. The Diamond Jubilee Stakes and Nunthorpe Stakes are the two 'Win and You're In' races in the UK.

We also have a dedicated Keeneland Betting Picks page that will cover this race as well as all of the other races on the day of the race, see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are predicting to win this race and the others on the cards.

The runner that holds the record over the past 10 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2014 renewal when Bobbys Kitten from Chad C Brown who under the guidance of Joel Rosario, won in a time of 1:12.73, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Belvoir Bay, trained by Peter Miller and ridden by Javier Castellano set the quickest time of 54.83 in the 2019 renewal.

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

  • 2019 - Belvoir Bay (54.83)
  • 2021 - Golden Pal (55.22)
  • 2017 - Stormy Liberal (56.12)

How competitive is the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 10 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2014 when the race had an over-round of 117%. The race in 2020 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 123%, whilst on average over the last 10 renewals of the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint, the over-round has been 120% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £120 which is bet.

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 Turf Sprint next time out then you would have back a total of 1 winner. Backing all 6 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -4.10. Ahead of the 2022 Breeders Cup Turf Sprint why not head over to the racing predictions for tips on other races today.

Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Past Winners

Here are the Breeders Cup Turf 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 which the horse came from and also the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2021
55.22
Golden Pal (USA)
3yo 8-12 (3 of 12) 5/2F
Irad Ortiz Jr
Wesley A Ward (USA)
2020
1:01.53
Glass Slippers (GB)
4yo 8-11 (6 of 14) 8/1
Tom Eaves
Kevin Ryan (GB)
2019
54.83
Belvoir Bay (GB)
6yo 9-0 (12 of 12) 16/1
Javier Castellano
Peter Miller (USA)
2018
1:04.50
Stormy Liberal (USA)
6yo 9-0 (9 of 14) 6/1
Drayden Van Dyke
Peter Miller (USA)
2017
56.12
Stormy Liberal (USA)
5yo 9-0 (4 of 12) 40/1
Joel Rosario
Peter Miller (USA)
2016
1:11.33
Obviously (IRE)
8yo 9-0 (2 of 14) 11/2
Flavien Prat
Philip DAmato (USA)
2015
1:03.19
Mongolian Saturday (USA)
5yo 9-0 (14 of 14) 20/1
Florent Geroux
Enebish Ganbat (USA)
2014
1:12.73
Bobbys Kitten (USA)
3yo 8-12 (6 of 14) 7/1
Joel Rosario
Chad C Brown (USA)
2013
1:12.25
Mizdirection (USA)
5yo 8-11 (12 of 13) 3/1F
Mike E Smith
Mike Puype (USA)
2012
1:11.39
Mizdirection (USA)
4yo 8-11 (11 of 14) 7/1
Mike E Smith
Mike Puype (USA)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • USA: 9 winners with an additional 20 placings from 113 runners
  • GB: 1 winner with an additional 0 placings from 8 runners
  • CAN: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 6 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 5 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint over the last 10 renewals is Peter Miller who has won the race 3 times. Those 3 winners came from Stormy Liberal (2017), Stormy Liberal (2018) & Belvoir Bay (2019). The only other trainer to have recorded multiple wins in the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint is Mike Puype (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Breeders Cup Turf 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):

Trainer R-W-P Win EW
Peter Miller 12-3-7 +53.00 +36.00
Mike Puype 2-2-2 +10.00 +6.00
Wesley A Ward 10-1-4 -6.50 -4.10
Chad C Brown 5-1-1 +3.00 +0.20
Enebish Ganbat 3-1-1 +18.00 +10.00
Kevin Ryan 3-1-1 +6.00 +2.80
Philip DAmato 2-1-2 +4.50 +5.60
Jason Servis 6-0-3 -6.00 -2.10
Christophe Clement 6-0-3 -6.00 -2.10
Doug O'Neill 5-0-0 -5.00 -5.00

Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Jockey Statistics

There are two leading jockeys in the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint over the last 10 renewals with both Joel Rosario & Mike E Smith who have both won the race 2 times. Joel Rosario winners have been with Bobbys Kitten (2014) & Stormy Liberal (2017). Mike E Smith winners have been with Mizdirection (2012) & Mizdirection (2013).

Here are some of the top Breeders Cup Turf Sprint jockey statistics over the last 10 renewals (R = Rides, 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):

Jockey R-W-P Win EW
Joel Rosario 10-2-4 +39.00 +22.25
Mike E Smith 5-2-2 +7.00 +3.00
Javier Castellano 8-1-2 +9.00 +4.50
Flavien Prat 6-1-3 +0.50 +4.60
Irad Ortiz Jr 6-1-5 -2.50 +0.60
Florent Geroux 4-1-1 +17.00 +9.00
Tom Eaves 2-1-1 +7.00 +3.80
Drayden Van Dyke 1-1-1 +6.00 +3.60
Jose L Ortiz 6-0-1 -6.00 -3.00
John R Velazquez 6-0-1 -6.00 -4.60

2022 Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Trends

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): ,2,1,2,5,7,10,2,5,3,1

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 (71%) - Had 3-12 placings (1 Year)
  • 10 / 10 (81%) - Not in a Listed or Cl2 (LTO)
  • 10 / 10 (83%) - No bigger than 10.80 (LTO)
  • 9 / 10 (83%) - Ran over at least 5.5f LTO
  • 8 / 10 (59%) - Previously won over at least 6.5f
  • 7 / 10 (40%) - Ideally previous placed at track
  • 7 / 10 (76%) - Aged between 4yo - 6yo

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Keeneland racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint. If there is anything that you do not understand in this blog, please do leave a comment or alternatively, head over to the Horse Racing Terms and Abbreviations article which is available in the OLBG Betting School section.

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Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 5+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +61.00 is when runners had a furthest trip placed of 1m. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had a furthest trip run of 8.5f, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-35.

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

  • 2021: Winner in 3 (4,6) [12 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 6 (5,7) [14 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 12 (11,4) [12 Runners]
  • 2018: Winner in 9 (11,5) [14 Runners]
  • 2017: Winner in 4 (7,1) [12 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint is Belmont Park, there has been a total number of 3 winners of this race who ran at Belmont Park last time out.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 6 winners from a total of 112 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 4 winners from a total of 21 runners.

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

  • Mizzen Mast (2 Wins)
  • Stormy Atlantic (2 Wins)

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Breeders Cup Turf Sprint despite multiple attempts:

  • City Zip (0 Wins from 5 runners)
  • Scat Daddy (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 10 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Stormy Liberal in 2017 when winning for Peter Miller at odds of 40/1 under the guidance of Joel Rosario. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 10 renewals there has been a total of 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 2022 Breeders Cup 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.

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