Empire Showcase Day brings out New York’s best at Belmont

Belmont treats horseplayers to an exciting 11-race card restricted to New York-bred runners this Saturday. Eight total stakes will be contested, including the $300,000 Empire Classic and $250,000 Empire Distaff. Study the races carefully if you’re playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Race 5 The Empire Classic #3 TWISTED TOM (2-1, morning-line favorite) is…

Raven Run selections, jockey analysis

The Grade II, $250,000 Raven Run Stakes is the feature event at Keeneland this Saturday. The seven-furlong dirt sprint drew an evenly-matched field of 11 three-year-old fillies. Going as Race 9 on a 10-race program, post time for the Raven Run is set for 5:30 p.m. EST. As always, be sure to take part in…

Erupt aims to defend Canadian International title

Woodbine plays host to the Grade I, $800,000 Canadian International this Sunday. A field of 10 has assembled for this 1 1/2-mile turf test, which goes as the 10th of 12 races. Post time is scheduled for 6:10 p.m. EST. As always, be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #9 ERUPT…

Wuheida looks to rule in QE II Challenge Cup

The Grade I, $500,000 QE II Challenge Cup is the feature race this Saturday at Keeneland. The 1 1/8-mile turf event drew a solid field of 11 three-year-old fillies. Going as the ninth of 10 races, post time for the QE II Challenge Cup is 5:30 p.m. EST. Be sure to study the entire Keeneland…

Weekly Jockey Review 10/12/17; Desormeaux dominates at Santa Anita

Here’s a review of last week’s coast-to-coast thoroughbred action from a jockey standpoint. See which riders are hot and which are not as October rolls along. And as always, feel free to check out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Irad Ortiz Jr. has usurped command of the Belmont jockey battle, winning nine races over…

Roy H, Ransom the Moon rematch headlines Santa Anita Sprint Championship

Santa Anita Park plays host to the Grade I, $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship this Saturday. The six-furlong dirt sprint drew a field of six with Breeders’ Cup aspirations. Going as Race 6 on a 10-race program, post time for the race is approximately 6:02 p.m. EST. Study the entire Santa Anita card carefully if…

Miss Temple City looks for second straight Shadwell Turf Mile

The Grade I, $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile is the feature race this Saturday at Keeneland. The logical stepping stone toward the Breeders’ Cup Mile drew a full field of 14. The Shadwell Turf Mile goes as Race 9 on a 10-race card, with post time scheduled for 5:45 p.m. EST. As always, be sure…

Key Keen Ice in Jockey Club Gold Cup

The historic Grade I, $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup will be renewed this Saturday at Belmont Park. The 1 1/4-mile dirt test drew a field of seven looking to boost their Breeders’ Cup Classic credentials. Post time for the Jockey Club Gold Cup is approximately 5:23 p.m. EST; it’s the 10th of 11 races. In…

Weekly jockey review, 10/4/17; Lanerie leaves the competition behind

Time to go over the action at Belmont, Churchill and Santa Anita as Breeders’ Cup prep season continues! Keeneland opens later this week, and that should feature another tense jockey battle as well. See how your favorite riders are doing here, and consider these trends when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Irad Ortiz…