Union Strike seeks to spoil Starlet

The Grade I, $300,000 Starlet Stakes for two-year-old fillies is the feature at Los Alamitos Racecourse on Saturday afternoon. Going as Race 8 on a nine-race program, post time for the 1 1/16th-mile event is 6:58 p.m. EST. Several of Southern Cal’s finest riders will make the trip to Los Al, so be sure to…

Jockey Spotlight: Kent Desormeaux

Kent Desormeaux has experienced the highs and lows of being a professional rider on numerous occasions. Just this year Desormeaux won the Preakness Stakes on Exaggerator, then days later entered an alcohol rehabilitation program and wasn’t able to ride for nearly a month. Though his personal demons have gotten the better of him at times,…

Camelot Kitten can claw past Hollywood Derby field

The Grade I, $300,000 Hollywood Derby highlights Del Mar’s closing Saturday card. Going as the seventh of nine races (estimated post time 6:30 p.m. EST), the Hollywood Derby features 12 three-year-olds going nine furlongs on turf. This is a great betting race, but be sure to play along in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game too!…

Budding ‘Star’ can upset Go For Wand

The Grade III, $250,000 Go For Wand Handicap is the headliner at Aqueduct this Saturday. A field of seven fillies and mares will go one mile on the dirt in the program’s eighth race, with post time estimated at 3:43 p.m. EST. Be sure to study this race carefully if you’re taking part in FanXT’s…

McCraken clashes with full field in Kentucky Jockey Club

The Grade II, $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes features 12 two-year-olds vying for Kentucky Derby points and graded stakes glory at Churchill Downs on Saturday. The 11th of 12 races, post time for the 1 1/16th mile heat is 5:56 p.m. EST. Don’t forget to check out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #11 MCCRAKEN (7-2,…

Cigar Mile headlines Saturday at Aqueduct

A field of ten will line up in the gate for the 28th running of the Grade I, $500,000 Cigar Mile on Saturday at Aqueduct. Post time for the illustrious event that anchors a card with four graded stakes is approximately 4:20 p.m.; it’s Race 10 on the program. Don’t forget to take part in…

Jockey Spotlight: Shaun Bridgmohan

The well-traveled Shaun Bridgmohan is going on 20 years in the saddle, and though he is reducing the volume of mounts he takes on these days, he is still considered by many to be one of the better jockeys in the country. Bridgmohan immigrated to America from Jamaica at age 13 and ‘paid his dues’…

X Y Jet looks to rebound in DeFrancis Dash

Laurel Park is the site for the Grade III, $250,000 DeFrancis Dash, a six-furlong event on the main track. A field of nine goes postward for the ninth race of the day at approximately 3:35 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #8 X Y JET is the 9-5…

Ten two-year-olds try to hit Saturday’s ‘Jackpot’

Kentucky Derby hopefuls square off in the Grade III, $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes this Saturday. A field of ten has assembled at the Louisiana oval for their share of one of the richest purses for two-year-olds in the country. There are also Kentucky Derby points on the line: 10 to the winner down…