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Breeder's Cup Classic Betting Preview

November 4, 2023


Bettors can check out the 2023 Breeders' Cup Classic on Friday, November 4th in Arcadia, California as the ninth race at Santa Anita Park and considered the main attraction. 12 horses will be contending in a 1 ¼ mile dirt race and racing for a significant prize purse of $6,000,000. Arabian Knight is now considered the frontrunner to win with odds set at 3-1.


  • Date / Track: 11/04/2023 Santa Anita Park

  • Post Time: 6:40 PM ET

  • Distance: 1 ¼ miles (dirt)

  • Purse: $6,000,000

Breeders’ Cup Classic Betting Preview

The 2023 Breeders' Cup Classic now boasts a lineup of 12 horses with exceptional track records. Arabian Knight is now considered the favorite to win after previous heavy favorite Arcangelo (7-2 odds) was forced to retire after a left hind foot issue.

Now, there are eight horses in the field that have recent wins and 11 total with top three finishes in their latest event. This is the marquee matchup of the day and a terrific field to show for it.

Horses with Best Chance to Win

The 2023 Breeders' Cup Classic is a great opportunity to land exacta or trifecta wagers if you are contemplating that route. Below are a few of the horses worth considering for your betting selections.

White Abarrio 4-1

Bettors should keep their eyes on White Abarrio, as he has a great chance to land in the top three or potentially win. He has two wins and a third place result in four events so far.

His recent success was a win at the Whitney G1 event, so he can aim for another graded stakes victory. In 14 career races, he has six wins, a runner-up, and three third place finishes. 

Bright Future 10-1

Bright Future has a recent win at the Jockey Gold Cup G1 event and is the son of Curlin. So far, he has three wins and a third place finish in five events.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie presents the odds for the 2023 Breeders' Cup Classic. Below you can see which ones are favored more than others, helping you identify potential winners.


  • Zandon: 12-1

  • White Abarrio: 4-1

  • Missed The Cut: 30-1

  • Derma Sotogake: 20-1

  • Saudi Crown: 12-1

  • Clapton: 20-1

  • Ushba Tesoro: 4-1

  • Senor Buscador: 30-1

  • Dreamlike: 30-1

  • Bright Future: 10-1

  • Arabian Knight: 3-1

  • Proxy: 12-1

Arabian Knight 3-1

Arabian Knight is a great choice to consider here. He has two wins and a third place finish in three events so far this year.

He is coming off of a win at the Pacific Classic G1 event, so great momentum there. Overall, he has three wins and a third place finish in four events total for his career.

Spooky Express Pick: Arabian Knight at 3-1