2007 Breeders’ Cup Distaff Betting Odds and Handicapping Analysis
9th Race, Monmouth Park, Saturday, October 27
Fillies and Mares, 3-and-up, 1 1/8 Miles, Purse $2 Million
2007 Breeders’ Cup Distaff Betting Analysis
Wagering Key: Win-Place-Show, Exacta, Trifecta, Superfecta, Pick 3
LEARS PRINCESS will either sit just behind a forced pace or track possible lone speed HYSTERICALADY. We like the way LEARS PRINCESS performed winning the GAZELLE-G1 when cutting back to 1 1/18 miles and adding blinkers. She looks like a good filly with more improvement to come.
HYSTERICALADY could still get the lead by herself in here despite her wide post and she looked great winning the much easier MOLLY PITCHER-G2, but that race was at Monmouth and she certainly knows how to win.
Theres a bunch in here that could press the probable pacesetter but LADY JOANNE looks like a tryer and could be the one that battles into the stretch. Of course that will set the race up for either LEARS PRINCESS or UNBRIDLED BELLE. We think the latter will need an absolutely perfect trip to win this however, as she doesnt look quite as light on her feet as LEARS PRINCESS. That being said, she did wear down likely favorite INDIAN VALE in the Beldame-G1 after experiencing some minor traffic trouble. And her late stride in that race reminded us of her grandfather UNBRIDLED.
GINGER PUNCH and INDIAN VALE have both the numbers and talent to win this but the former is coming off a subpar effort. The latter we still like because she looks like a fighter, but she will be the favorite and were looking to make some money. Still, her best race at the distance is probably better than most of these can come up with. Logical favorite.
Were throwing TEAMATE into our exotics on the Giant Killer trainer angle, just in case an all-out battle develops on the turn. H. Allen Jerkens has posted much bigger upsets than this, and this filly did finish well in her last, the Spinster-G1.
Below follow the Breeders Cup Distaff entries with post positions and morning line odds. Check back Thursday for our final Breeders Cup picks.
2007 Breeders’ Cup Distaff Entries and Morning Line Betting Odds
Post Horse Odds
1 Balance 20-1
2 Prop Me Up 50-1
3 Tough Tiz’s Sis 20-1
4 Ginger Punch 7-2
5 Lady Joanne 6-1
6 Bear Now 15-1
7 Lear’s Princess 6-1
8 Octave 10-1
9 Teammate 30-1
10 Indian Vale 3-1
11 Unbridled Belle 9-2
12 Hystericalady 8-1