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Breeders Cup

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Author: [Horse Racing] Topic: Breeders Cup
giant_causeway PM giant_causeway
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Posted: 10/7/2017 6:32:56 AM
Very small ante-post book so far.

BC Mile
Deauville 50/1

BC Turf
Ulysses 12/1, 8/1

BC F and M Turf
Shutter Speed 16/1 
Usherette 20/1

Ulysses is the biggest punt by far. Would like to build a bigger book. Missed out on Clemmie for Juvenile Filly Turf at 10s! Now 4s!  BC Mile is the one I think has plenty of juice in. 

Would love to back Suedois but not quoted in UK. Runs tonight in the Shadwell Mile. 16/1 over here and that is way too big imo and can't let him go unbacked. Also backed Destin at 16/1 in Jockey CLub Gold Cup.

Markets are pretty much very mature especially in the Classic and Turf. THe Classic is one race I normally have something in but missed boat on plenty. Definitely didn't see Arrogate's regression coming! In hindsight, should've played for place money but a bit late now! 

Thoughts appreciated 
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Posted: 10/8/2017 5:03:34 AM
BC Mile
Deauville 50/1

BC Turf
Ulysses 12/1, 8/1

BC F and M Turf
Shutter Speed 16/1 
Usherette 20/1

Added:

Suedois 14/1 BC Mile- Kicking myself for not requesting a price before last night. Would surely have been offered perhaps 20/1. Still I can't not have him onside.
Lancaster Bomber 20/1 BC Mile- He could be running this weekend which is a better fit than going for the QE Mile a week later. Tbh, I thought he was unlucky last time out in Canada though he was getting plenty of weight from World Approval. 
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Posted: 10/10/2017 5:54:42 AM
Can anyone offer any insights into Del Mar? Not familiar with it. I do know Santa Anita so comparisons with that track would be appreciated. Draw bias, pace bias, type of track (wide sweeping turns or tight), etc
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