“King” California Chrome my ’14 Breeders’ Cup Classic choice

The 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic will have a solid favorite in the form of Jerry Hollendorfer’s Shared Belief, but Art Sherman’s Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome should have him shaking in his boots. The Santa Anita Derby where California Chrome cracked a 107 Beyer Speed Figure without breaking a sweat is my choice for the […]

Bet Breeders’ Cup Online @ TVG and Double Your Odds!

TVG is one of the best ADWs in the United States and definitely worth checking out if you haven’t yet. They have an attractive $150 Breeders’ Cup sign up bonus for new online players. They are also running the “Double Your Odds” promotion. So, if your Breeders’ Cup Classic pick wins by 2 or more […]

Breeders’ Cup Saturday Picks (Pick 5 CARRYOVER!)

I hope you played with us on Friday! We scored with free pick Goldencents ($9.60) in the Dirt Mile and then watched BEST BET Beholder ($7.60) cruise to an easy win in the Distaff. Those that know me, know that I’m a very candid person. That said, I could not be more excited for Saturday. […]

Breeders’ Cup Picks & Selections

The Breeders Cup World Championships are the best two days of racing in the entire world, bar none. Visitors to this site know that we deal with the crème de la crème. Graded stakes races are our specialty and we thrive with them. This year, like the past 6, we will be helping you handicap the biggest races in the world. […]

Breeders’ Cup Picks Locked & Loaded!

If you have already purchased selections for the 2013 Breeders’ Cup, this post is to let you know that they are posted and ready to go. Please email ryan (at) gradedstakes.com should you experience any issues. If you haven’t yet joined us, get your 2013 Breeders’ Cup Picks. Trust me, you won’t want to miss […]

2013 Breeders’ Cup Classic Preview

Fort Larned and Mucho Macho Man will look to settle a score in the Classic, but will be met by the favored Game On Dude and a great cast of worthy foes. 2013 Breeders’ Cup Picks Last Gunfighter (First Samurai x Saratoga Cat by Sir Cat) 20-1: Dominated second and third level horses for most […]

2013 Breeders’ Cup Mile Preview


2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan tackles a seemingly soft field in the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Mile. 2013 Breeders’ Cup Picks No Jet Lag (Johar x Desert Sky by Green Desert) 8-1: Finished well to win the City of Hope Mile by a half length under Mike Smith. He will stay on for trainer […]

2013 Breeders’ Cup Sprint Preview


The 2013 Breeders’ Cup Sprint has attracted stars like Trinniberg, Justin Phillip, Private Zone and Secret Circle. 2013 Breeders’ Cup Picks Justin Phillip (First Samurai x Ava Knowsthecode by Cryptoclearance) 4-1: Trainer Steve Asmussen helped this guy go from the second tier of the division to near the top of the heap in 2013. His […]

2013 Breeders’ Cup Turf Preview


The 2013 Breeders’ Cup Turf has attracted stars like Point of Entry, The Fugue, Big Blue Kitten and many more. 2013 Breeders’ Cup Picks Vagabond Shoes (Beat Hollow x Atiza by Singspiel) 15-1: Put together a respectable rally to finish second in the Grade 1 John Henry Turf Championship when last seen. We know he […]

2013 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Preview


2013 Breeders’ Cup Picks The Breeders’ Cup Juvenile is a special race because of its connections to racing marquee event, the 2014 Kentucky Derby. We have been treated to some special performances in recent history, like War Pass, Uncle Mo, Hansen and many more. How will this year’s field stack up? There’s only one way […]