A field of 13 are scheduled to run the classic distance of 1 ¼ of a mile for a purse of $5,000,000 dollars.
The weather forecast calls for sunny skies with mild temperatures hovering around 60 degrees on Saturday night.
Post time is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time and you can watch the Breeders Cup Classic nationally over ESPN.
Play on #3 Drosselmeyer and #9 Stay Thirsty to win.
The 2010 Belmont Stakes winner is coming into the Breeders Cup Classic after a respectable second place finish on a muddy track in the Jockey Club Gold Cup a month back at Belmont Park.
This horse has been tested over a distance of ground and owns a win at 1 ¼ mile on the year.
He posted a 104 Beyer last time and could be peaking at the right time and owns a win in his only try at Churchill Downs.
Drosselmeyer will have the services of the veteran Mike Smith and trained by William Mott.
Stay Thirsty was third behind Drosselmeyer in his prep in the Jockey Club Gold Cup in early October.
He posted a 103 Beyer in his Breeders Cup Classic prep race.
He won the Travers this summer on the dirt surface of Saratoga going at today’s classic distance of 1 ¼ of a mile.
Javier Castellano will ride and Todd Pletcher trains.
Play #3 with #9 with #2 Flat Out in an Exacta Box.
Flat out is ridden by Alex Solis and is trained by Charles Dickey.
This horse is just a model of consistency with two wins and two seconds in his past four races. Three of those races were Grade 1’s and one was a Grade 2.
The winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup posted a 107 Beyer and in his second place finish in the Woodward produced a 109 Beyer over the fast dirt surface of Saratoga.
Play #3 with #9 with #2 with #5 So You Think in a Trifecta Box.
The New Zealand import is trained by Aidan O’Brien and ridden by Ryan Moore.
This five year old has traveled the world and has three impressive Grade 1 wins in Europe in the 2011 campaign.
He has faced stiff competition over his 19 race career and has a total of 17 in the money finishes in his 19 races.
The classic suits So You Think very well with four his past five races contested at the 1 ¼ mile distance.
Play #3 with #9 with #2 with #5 with #4 Ruler On Ice in a Superfecta Box.
The 2011 Belmont Stakes winner will have veteran Garrett Gomez aboard and is trained by Kelly Breen.
Ruler On Ice will pick off tired horses as he has shown the ability to make up ground late in races.
He is well rested since his second place finish in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx on September 24th of 2011.
The jockey change to Gomez off Valdivia proved to be a positive for Ruler On Ice based on his effort at Parx last time out.