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…

Hungry Kitten can claw her way to victory in Long Island Stakes

The Grade III, $100,000 Long Island Stakes for filly and mare turfers anchors the Saturday action at Aqueduct. The 1 3/8-mile endurance test drew a full field of 12 plus one also-eligible. Post time for the Long Island, the finale on a 10-race program at “The Big A,” is 4:13 p.m. ET. #11 HUNGRY KITTEN…

Inspector Frost could surprise in Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes

The Grade II, $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes is the Saturday feature at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/16th-mile event for two-year-olds drew an intriguing field of nine. That includes Breeders’ Cup Juvenile trifecta finisher KEEPMEINMIND. Post time for the Kentucky Jockey Club, Race 11 of a scheduled 12, is 5:56 p.m. ET. #5 INSPECTOR FROST…

Gufo goes for another Grade I in Hollywood Derby

The Grade I, $300,000 Hollywood Derby is the centerpiece race at Del Mar this Saturday. A star-studded field of 13 will do battle at 1 1/8-miles on the turf course in this one. Post time for the Hollywood Derby, which brings down the curtain on a nine-race card, is 7:25 p.m. ET. #13 GUFO (4-1)…

By My Standards can capture elusive Grade I in Clark

The Grade I, $500,000 Clark Handicap is the Friday feature at Churchill Downs. A field of 14 (plus one also-eligible) will be tasked with a 1 1/8-mile journey on the historic main oval. That includes multiple Grade I winner CODE OF HONOR. Post time for the Clark, Race 10 of 11 on the day, is…

Red Knight out for revenge on Sadler’s Joy in Red Smith

The Grade III, $100,000 Red Smith Stakes is the feature on Saturday’s 10-race program at Aqueduct. A field of 11 will be tested over 1 3/8-miles on the inner turf course. That includes the 2019 winner of the Red Smith, SADLER’S JOY. Post time for the 2020 renewal of the Red Smith, Saturday’s ninth at…

Lightly raced Princess Grace intrigues in Mrs. Revere

The Grade II, $200,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes for female turfers anchors Saturday’s action at Churchill Downs. A field of seven will go postward in this 1 1/16th-mile affair, including last-our Valley View winner STUNNING SKY. Post time for the Mrs. Revere, Race 10 of 11 on the day, is 5:35 p.m. ET. #4 PRINCESS GRACE…

Maximum Security seeks rare upset victory in Breeders’ Cup Classic

The Grade I, $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic will conclude Saturday’s lucrative championship card at Keeneland racecourse. Going as the 12th race on the program, the 1 1/4-mile affair drew a field of 10, led by the Bob Baffert-trained trio of IMPROBABLE, AUTHENTIC and MAXIMUM SECURITY. Post time for the 37th annual Breeders’ Cup Classic…