Nashville can make the grade in Malibu

The Grade I, $300,000 Malibu Stakes once again anchors Opening Day at Santa Anita. Going as Race 10 of 11 on Saturday at “The Great Race Place,” the Malibu drew six sensational three-year-old sprinters. That includes NASHVILLE, who set the track record for six furlongs at Keeneland last time out. The seven-furlong Malibu carries an…

Red Flag should find winner’s circle in Los Alamitos Futurity

The Grade II, $200,000 Los Alamitos Futurity anchors a 10-race card at Los Alamitos this Saturday. Going as the fourth race, the Los Alamitos Futurity drew a field of six two-year-olds looking to make their mark early on the Kentucky Derby trail. Post time for the Los Alamitos Futurity is 4:28 p.m. ET. #1 RED…

Largent a live longshot in Ft. Lauderdale

The Grade II, $200,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes anchors an 11-race Saturday card at Gulfstream Park. The 1 1/8-mile turf affair drew a field of 10, led by a pair of Breeders’ Cup class-droppers in FACTOR THIS and HALLADAY. Post time for the Ft. Lauderdale, Race 10 on the day at Gulfstream, is 4:40 p.m. ET….

Performer should put on a show in Cigar Mile

The Grade I, $250,000 Cigar Mile, the centerpiece race of Aqueduct’s autumn meet, anchors Saturday’s thoroughbred action. The Cigar drew a field of nine, led by highly-regarded prospect PERFORMER, and Tampa Bay Derby winner KING GUILLERMO. Post time for the Cigar Mile, the finale on a 10-race program, is 4:13 p.m. ET. #1 PERFORMER (7-5,…

Remsen, Demoiselle top Cigar Mile undercard

In addition to the Grade I, $250,000 Cigar Mile, Aqueduct has carded three additional graded stakes for Saturday. We’ll preview a pair of them below. Aqueduct Race 4 (Post time: 1 p.m. ET) The Grade II $150,000 Remsen Stakes 1 1/8-miles on dirt #1 PICKIN’ TIME (5-2) appears to be offering value on the win…