_____________________________ ST. NORBERT CHURCH           RATES ________________________         EBOOK


See The Promising Racers This 2023 Breeders Cup

Image Source

October 16, 2023

The Breeders Cup is undoubtedly one of the world’s most anticipated horse racing events. With professional riders hailing worldwide, this year’s cup promises even more action and adrenaline-pumping moments starting in November at Santa Anita racing grounds.

Fortunately, there will be no shortages of competent horses and championship prospects. So, in this article, we will be sharing a few of the most anticipated horses as they set their foot in the grandfields of the Breeders Cup 2023. Keep on the lookout; they will be making waves on the official Day 1 event very soon.

Bright Future

Out of all the breeders cup entries, some upstarts could perform impressive feats, as with Bright Future. Todd Pletcher has kept the contender in the shadows, priming for its appearance for this tournament.

The four-year-old racer is set to compete for the first time in the early stages of the Breeders Cup. Given the hiatus and his performance at the recent Saratoga Jockey Club Gold Cup, he might have a smooth opening match. However, his impact on the cup is still speculation, considering he’ll match up with racing powerhouses like Arabian Knight, Forte, and Arcangelo.


As with Bright Future, Idiomatic is a potential superstar that’s confirmed to be in the Breeders Cup.Idiomatic is trained by Brad Cox..

The sensational racer has been a fierce competitor at Saratoga during the G1 Personal Ensign, clearing over four lengths against her opponents. Understandably, there is a valid reason that many would expect more from Idiomatic. And while the performance was good, it wasn’t big enough to turn the public eye to the racer.

Nevertheless, Idiomatic has several wins and good performances on her belt, and she might turn the tables over by November. Breeders Cup has been known to host many spectacular races and turnarounds, and horses like Idiomatic have the most potential to do that.

Highfield Princess

Highfield Princess is perhaps one of the most supported horses hailing from the European region. She’ll likely make a dashing appearance throughout the Santa Anita fields in the Breeders Cup as she attempts to add another accolade to their 6-year career.

Interestingly, there is news about her retirement at the end of her campaign run, and her fans are hoping for a beautiful close to her career as a racer. The John-Quinn runner has collected six victories from multiple leagues and an impressive fourth-place finish in last year’s Breeders Cup turf sprint.

Since then, she has been making rounds, earning more medals, notably her top prize with the G2 King George Qatar Stakes. Her participation in this year’s cup will be her last shot, and suffice it to say, all eyes will be on her by November.


Another remarkable horse participating this year is Olympiad. With consistent performances throughout his runs in 2022 it’s hard not to see such a decorated name in this year’s race. Perhaps one of his most notable feats, was his effort to win eight starts out of thirteen including an impressive run against Flightline in the last Breeders’ Classic event.

Aside from that,  Olympiad has gained new G2 and G3 2022 titles, bearing the impression as one of the favored horses in this year’s Breeders Cup to win first place. Considering everything the Olympiad has won since last year, chances of getting it through the finals might be possible.

Life is Good

In the betting lines, Life is Good is widely considered the best early odds racer to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic. And that makes sense, considering that he does have substantial early odds throughout his 2020 and 2021 performance. However, he fell short of running in the Triple Crown races before 2023 due to a related ankle chip.

Since then, Life is Good has been competing in other leagues. So, in this year’s Breeders’ Cup, his participation may be a blessing for Life is Good to get his name back in the limelight. Some experts have started anticipating his early odds in the betting lines, and fans are now more eager than ever to see his shot at winning the title.


Who could ever miss the powerhouse Flightline as one of the promising racers this 2023? Out of all the contenders, Flightline bears the most significant performance gap against his mates because he just kept on winning.

Flightline boasts an undefeated record of 6 wins on all six starts, and it even comes to the point that he could be the next Secretariat, a racer of legends forever a revered name in the world of horse racing.

Despite not participating in any 2023 races before the Breeders’ Cup, many speculate that Flightline can be a fierce competitor against the horses mentioned above, seeing that this could be a chance to defend his title as last year’s Breeders’ Classic champion.

Final Thoughts

With a few weeks left until the official day one event of the Breeders’ Cup 2023, all hands are on deck for the excitement this event could bring. The horses above are just one of the many aspiring racers taking a shot at the historical cup. But as the world of horse racing goes, anything could happen, and anyone can be a winner.