2016 Breeders' Cup Free Picks

Rob Gregorka
Updated: December 10, 2016 -- 7:15 PM ET

Free horse picks for the 2016 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park! OffTrackBetting.com's resident handicapper has put out full card picks for both Friday and Saturday's races at Santa Anita.

Race 1
8 #8 Distinctive B (7/2)- Exiting key race in which he won.
6 #6 Ten Blessings (6/1)- Very good recent workouts, should hit the board.
9 #9 Westbrook (12/1)- Also working out well ouf late, tough to throw out.
Race 2
4 #4 Our First Girl (6/1)- Always in the mix, ready for the step up.
5 #5 Tryst (6/1)- Good trainer/jockey combo, should be competitive.
10 #10 Sturdy One (12/1)- Very consistent, and nice value.
Race 3 - G2 $200,000 Marathon S.
4 #4 Melmich (2/1)- Great trainer/jockey combo, with the horse to beat.
5 #5 Tale of Verve (12/1)- Keeps improving, and had a solid recent workout.
Race 4 - $100,000 Damascus S.
3 #3 Jazzy Times (6/5)- Excellent recent workout, and hoping to bounce back.
9 #9 Navy Hymn (6/1)- Loves running at Santa Anita, should be included.
2 #2 Kafister (15/1)- Also runs well here, could surprise.
Race 5 - $200,000 Golden State Juvenile Fillies S.
8 #8 Vai (7/2)- Very good trainer/jockey combo, could win big here.
3 #3 Only You Babe (4/1)- Switch from route to sprint could help tremendously.
6 #6 You're Late (5/1)- Good recent workout, should be in the mix.
Race 6 - G1 $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf
11 #11 Good Samaritan (9/2)- Exiting key race, and in a great spot.
6 #6 Big Score (8/1)- Excels at this distance, enters a bit under the radar.
1 #1 Lancaster Bomber (6/1)- First time lasix may help, and exiting a key race.
9 #9 Wellabled (15/1)- The switch from sprint to route could be the difference.
Race 7 - G1 $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile
3 *Our OTB Pick Of The Day*
#3 Dortmund (6/5)- Excellent recent workout, easily the horse to beat.
5 #5 Accelerate (20/1)- Also working out well, could pull the upset of the day.
Race 8 - G1 $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf
14 #14 La Coronel (9/2)- Trainer M. Casse enters hot with a talented horse.
7 #7 Intricately (6/1)- Exiting key race in which he narrowly won.
5 #5 Victory to Victory (12/1)- Improving vastly of late, should be included.
Race 9 - G1 $2,000,000 Breeders' Cup Distaff
1 #1 Songbird (6/5)- By far the best recent workout of any horse on the card.
5 #5 Stellar Wind (5/2)- Also had a solid recent workout, will be competitive.
3 #3 Curalina (12/1)- Exiting a key race she barely lost, great value on this Filly.
Race 10 - G2 $200,000 Twilight Derby
1 #1 Free Rose (3/1)- Looks to keep winning, and exiting key race.
3 #3 Path of David (6/1)- Great recent workout, should hit the board.
12 #12 Gold Rush Dancer (8/1)- Exiting key race hoping to return to previous form.

Race 1 - $100,000 Juvenile Turf Sprint S.
9 *Our OTB Pick Of The Day*
#9 Red Lodge (5/2)- Exiting key race, and looks to bounce back.
Race 2 - $200,000 Golden State Juvenile S.
4 #4 California Diamond (6/5)- Keeps improving, the horse to beat.
6 #6 Harvest a Storm (15/1)- Very consistent, and great recent workout.
Race 3 - G3 $100,000 Senator Ken Maddy S.
13 #13 Lady Shipman (5/2)- Hopes to return to form, best Beyer figure two starts back.
3 #3 Snow Cloud (20/1)- Excellent recent workout, and amazing value.
7 #7 Miss Double d'Oro (20/1)- Best at this distance, could surprise.
Race 4 - G1 $2,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies
10 #10 Noted and Quoted (9/2)- Very good trainer/jockey combo, ready to run a big race.
9 #9 Union Strike (6/1)- Exiting key race, and looks to keep winning.
4 #4 Yellow Agate (8/1)- First time lasix could help a lot.
5 #5 Sweet Loretta (6/1)- Switch from sprint to route could be the difference.
Race 5 - G1 $2,000,000 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf
8 #8 Lady Eli (5/2)- Has been impressive of late, talented horse.
5 #5 Al's Gal (15/1)- Excels at this distance, should be in the mix.
10 #10 Kitcat (20/1)- Great recent workout, and even better value.
Race 6 - G1 $1,500,000 Breeders' Cup Sprint
2 #2 Drefong (7/2)- Loves running at Santa Anita, and trainer B. Baffert enters hot.
6 #6 Lord Nelson (5/2)- Excellent recent workout, in a great spot here.
4 #4 Joking (15/1)- Steadily improving, and well rested.
Race 7 - G1 $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint
9 #9 A Lot (8/1)- Switch from route to sprint could help tremendously.
7 #7 Suedois (10/1)- Trainer D. O'Meara has had success in similar races.
6 #6 Calgary Cat (20/1)- Looks to keep winning, will be competitive.
Race 8 - G1 $2,000,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile
2 #2 Syndergaard (6/1)- Solid recent workout, ready for the step up.
1 #1 Klimt (6/1)- Also a very good recent workout, tough to throw out.
6 #6 Three Rules (8/1)- Talented horse, under the radar in this one.
Race 9 - G1 $4,000,000 Breeders' Cup Turf
12 #12 Highland Reel (3/1)- Excels at this distance, the horse to beat.
6 #6 Mondialiste (15/1)- Trainer D. O'Meara has had success in similar spots.
5 #5 Ashleyluvssugar (15/1)- Loves running at Santa Anita, good value.
Race 10 - G1 $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint
2 #2 Haveyougoneaway (3/1)- Great recent workout, could go wire to wire.
10 #10 Wavell Avenue (6/1)- Trainer C. Brown enters hot of late.
11 #11 Irish Jasper (10/1)- Best at this distance, will be competitive.
1 #1 Paola Queen (20/1)- Also excels at this race length, should be in the mix.
Race 11 - G1 $2,000,000 Breeders' Cup Mile
8 #8 Tepin (3/1)- Very consistent, ready for big breakout race.
9 #9 Ironicus (8/1)- Good recent workout, should hit the board.
13 #13 Midnight Storm (12/1)- Trainer P. D'Amato has horse in great spot here.
1 #1 What a View (20/1)- Best at this distance, and hopes to return to form.
Race 12 - G1 $6,000,000 Breeders' Cup Classic
10 #10 Arrogate (5/2)- Best recent Beyer figure in the field, could win big.
4 #4 California Chrome (1/1)- Have to include one of the all time great horses.
1 #1 Effinex (15/1)- Well rested, and has what it takes to pull the upset.

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