Betting the Breeders’ Cup: The Friday Races

We’re less than 24 hours away from one of the most anticipated racing events of the year, the Breeders’ Cup, taking place on Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Two days of racing offer 14 Breeders’ Cup races with purses of $25 million, highlighted Friday by the $2 million Distaff and Saturday by the $5 million Classic.

The races will be broadcast on Friday from 4 pm to 8 pm ET and Saturday from 3:30 – 8 pm ET on NBC Sports Channel. The $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic will be broadcast on NBC from 8 – 9 pm ET Saturday.

Check out the fan education site Hello Race Fans! for wagering information, and at, six handicappers, including our Triple Crown handicapper Brian Nadeau, offer their advice on how to use your money this weekend.

Good luck and safe trips to all, and here’s to cashing winning tickets.

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