Rushing Fall should reign supreme in QEII Challenge Cup

The Grade I, $500,000 QEII Challenge Cup takes place this Saturday at Keeneland. Eight three-year-old fillies will test their mettle at 1 1/8-miles on the turf course. Post time for the QEII Challenge Cup, the ninth of 10 races on the day, is 5:30 p.m. EST. As always, feel free to take part in FanXT’s…

Almanaar can give Brown first Shadwell Turf Mile score

Some of the best grass horses in country have assembled for Saturday’s Grade I, $1,000,000 Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland. An overflow field of 16 has been entered. Post time for the Shadwell Turf Mile is 5:49 p.m. EST; it’s the 10th of 11 scheduled races. Don’t forget to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy…

Lucrative Dueling Grounds Oaks, Derby set for Sunday

Three-year-old turf runners will be in the spotlight on Sunday at Kentucky Downs, as the Dueling Grounds Oaks and Dueling Grounds Derby are set for Races 8 and 9, respectively. The Oaks carries a $300,000 purse, while the Derby carries a $400,000 purse. Both will be contested at 1 5/16th-miles over Kentucky Downs’ undulating turf…

Oscar Nominated seeks repeat score in Kentucky Turf Cup

The centerpiece of the five-day Kentucky Downs meet, the Grade III, $750,000 Kentucky Turf Cup, takes place this Saturday. A full field of 12 with an additional four also-eligibles has been entered for this 1 1/2-mile event. Post time for the Kentucky Turf Cup, the finale on a 10-race Saturday card, is 6:59 p.m. EST….

Weekly jockey review, 8/15/18

Saratoga and Del Mar will once again be the focus of the jockey review column, but we’ll also highlight some of the action from Arlington Million weekend in Illinois. As always, be sure to apply this information toward FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Saratoga Irad Ortiz Jr. won four stakes last week, two at Saratoga…

‘Dream’ on in Arlington Million

One of the country’s most important turf races, the Grade I Arlington Million, takes place this Saturday. A field of 11 will line up at Arlington Park for the 1 1/4-mile event. Post time for the 36th running of the Million is 7:08 p.m. EST. It will go as the 11th of 12 races. Several…

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…

Wide-open clash in Belmont’s Turf Classic

The Grade I Joe Hirsch Turf Classic headlines the action at Belmont Park this Saturday. A field of 10 with Breeders’ Cup Turf aspirations has assembled for this 1 1/2-mile contest. The Joe Hirsch goes as the 10th and final race of the day at Belmont; estimated post time is 5:45 p.m. EST. Be sure…

Weekly jockey review, 9/20/17; Churchill regulars on top early

The transitional September season in thoroughbred racing continues as Churchill Downs opens for a quick 11-day meet. Los Alamitos is set to wrap up this week, while Belmont remains in full swing. See which riders are excelling at their respective meets at the moment here. And don’t forget to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game…

World Approval looks the part in Woodbine Mile

The Grade I, $800,000 Woodbine Mile is the centerpiece on a terrific 13-race card at Woodbine this Saturday. Twelve titans of the turf have signed on to do battle in this one, several hailing from across the pond. The Woodbine Mile will be Race 12, with an approximate post time of 6:34 p.m. EST. Several…