Dr Post has most upside in Unbridled

The $75,000 Unbridled Stakes is the Saturday feature at Gulfstream Park. The 1 1/16th-mile heat for three-year-olds drew a field of seven with visions of wearing the blanket of roses in the Kentucky Derby later this year. Post time for the Unbridled, Race 9 of 12 on the card, is estimated for 4:53 p.m. ET….

Lady Apple out for redemption in Apple Blossom

The Grade I, $600,000 Apple Blossom Handicap for older fillies and mares is the Saturday feature at Oaklawn Park. The 1 1/16th-mile event drew an accomplished field of 14 from across the country. Post time for the Apple Blossom, Race 10 of 11 on a card that also includes the Grade III Count Fleet Sprint…

Whitmore seeks third Count Fleet victory in four years

Saturday’s Grade III, $350,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn Park has attracted some of the nation’s best sprinters. WHITMORE leads a field of 11 into this six-furlong heat, which shares the card with the Apple Blossom Handicap. Post time for the Count Fleet, Race 8 of 11 on the day, is 5:14 p.m. ET…

Basin should prove best in Oaklawn Stakes

Saturday’s feature race at Oaklawn Park is the $200,000 Oaklawn Stakes for three-year-olds. A field of 13 from across the country will go postward in this 1 1/8-mile affair. In addition to the first-place prize money, the winner will also receive an automatic berth to the Preakness Stakes. Post time for the Oaklawn Stakes, Race…

Mr. Money can post mild upset in Oaklawn Mile

The second running of the Oaklawn Mile, set for Saturday at Oaklawn Park on a card that also includes the Oaklawn Stakes, drew a fascinating field of 14. TOM’S D’ETAT, the 2019 winner of the Grade I Clark, figures to take the most action but appears beatable. Here’s our analysis of the Oaklawn Mile, which…

Kimari makes seasonal debut in Purple Martin

The Saturday feature at Oaklawn Park is the $100,000 Purple Martin Stakes, a six-furlong event for three-year-old fillies. The race drew a field of 10, headlined by multiple turf stakes winner KIMARI. The Purple Martin, Race 9 of 10 on the day, has an approximate post time of 6:09 p.m. ET. #1 KIMARI (4-1) intrigues…

Florida Derby undercard picks and plays, 3/28/20

In addition to the Grade I, $750,000 Florida Derby, Gulfstream Park is hosting nine lucrative stakes races this Saturday. Here are our previews of a pair of those undercard events. Gulfstream Race 9 (Post time: 3:34 p.m. Eastern) The $100,000 Sand Springs Stakes One mile on turf #5 NEWSPAPEROFRECORD (9-5, morning-line favorite) figures to attract…

Tiz the Law should prove too tough for Florida Derby field

The centerpiece race of Gulfstream Park’s championship meet, the Grade I, $750,000 Florida Derby, is set for Saturday. A field of 12 (plus one also-eligible) will contest this 1 1/8-mile heat worth 170 total Kentucky Derby points (paid 100-40-20-10). The Florida Derby, which goes as the 14th and final race on a card loaded with…

Super Patriot can spring upset in Santa Ana

The Grade III, $100,000 Santa Ana Stakes is the feature at Santa Anita Park this Saturday. The 1 1/4-mile turf event drew what looks to be an evenly-matched field of nine fillies and mares. Post time for the Santa Ana, Race 7 of nine on the day, is estimated for 6:31 p.m. ET. #1 SUPER…

Royal Act seeks crowning achievement in Louisiana Derby

Fair Grounds’ centerpiece race, the Grade II, $1 million Louisiana Derby, will be run this Saturday at the historic New Orleans oval (5 p.m., NBCSN). Fourteen colts and geldings (plus two also-eligibles) will be tasked with a 1 3/16th-mile journey on the main track. Post time for the Louisiana Derby, which brings down the curtain…