Timeform Breeders' Cup SmartPlays: Friday 1 November

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Timeform provide five bets from the Breeders' Cup

Timeform pick out five bets from the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita on Friday.

"...sets a high standard for these to aim at..."

Timeform on Arizona

#7 Kimari - Juvenile Turf Sprint (20:12)

Kimari looks the one to beat having won 3 of her 4 starts, her only defeat when going down narrowly to Raffle Prize in the Queen Mary at Royal Ascot in June, where softening ground was against her. Stable companion Four Wheel Drive and the UK-trained A'Ali look the main dangers in a trappy affair to kick off the first day of the Breeders' Cup.

#12 Arizona - Juvenile Turf (20:52)

Aidan O'Brien has won this race 4 times to date and has strong claims of taking the prize yet again with Arizona. Despite a tricky draw in stall 12, Arizona's form sets a high standard for these to aim at, and he will take plenty of stopping. Chad Brown's Structor may be the biggest threat, while Decorated Invader also commands respect.

#1 Donna Veloce - Juvenile Fillies (21:32)

Donna Veloce created a deep impression on her sole start, cruising to a maiden win at Santa Anita by over 9 lengths. Obviously, this is a very different test, but she has the size and physique of a top-class filly, and can take the step in in class in her stride. British Idiom and Wicked Whisper may still have more to offer and can make her work for it.

#9 Albigna - Juvenile Fillies Turf (22:12)

The Europeans hold a strong hand in here and can take this with the Jessica Harrington-trained Albigna. Reportedly in season when suffering her sole defeat this season in the Moyglare Stud Stakes, she quickly resumed winning ways in the Prix Marcel Boussac at Longchamp last time. There should be even more to come from her and she can get the better of Sweet Melania, who looks the strongest of the home team.

#6 Eight Rings - Juvenile (23:03)

Following the scratching of Maxfield, this looks to have the makings of a two-horse race, with the proven Grade 1 form of Eight Rings just favoured over the highly-promising Dennis' Moment. While not looking entirely straightforward, there's no doubting the talent of Eight Rings, and he narrowly gets the nod. Dennis' Moment will be no pushover, however, and will make Bob Baffert's charge work every inch of the way.

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