Shared Sense seeks stakes glory in Indiana Derby

Wednesday’s Grade III, $300,000 Indiana Derby highlights a strong 12-race program at Indiana Grand. The 1 1/8-mile event for three-year-olds drew a well-matched field of 10. The Indiana Derby, typically run late on a Saturday night, goes at 7:45 p.m. ET this Wednesday as Race 11. Also on the line are 34 Kentucky Derby points,…

Vekoma gets tepid nod in wide-open Met Mile

The Grade I, $500,000 Met Mile highlights a star-studded card at Belmont Park on Independence Day. A Grade I-worthy field of eight will do battle in this one, led by last-out graded stakes winners VEKOMA, CODE OF HONOR, and MCKINZIE. Post time for the Met Mile, Race 9 of 11 on the day, is 5:47…

Piece of My Heart appeals in Delaware Oaks

The Grade III, $300,000 Delaware Oaks is the Fourth of July feature at Delaware Park. The 1 1/16th-mile heat drew a field of eight, led by the one-two finishers in Oaklawn’s Gardenia Stakes, PIECE OF MY HEART and COMICAL. Post time for the Delaware Oaks, Race 8 on a 10-race holiday program, is 4:45 p.m….