Catholic Boy should be convincing winner of Sam F. Davis

The Grade III, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes, the local stepping stone to the Tampa Bay Derby, is the Saturday feature at Tampa Bay Downs. A field of seven Kentucky Derby aspirants will assemble for this 1 1/16th-mile heat. Post time for the Sam F. Davis, the 10th of 12 races on the card, is…

Pegasus World Cup goes through Gun Runner

The much-anticipated Grade I Pegasus World Cup takes place this Saturday at Gulfstream Park. A field of 12 (with two also-eligibles) will line up at approximately 5:35 p.m. EST for this 1 1/8-mile challenge. The Pegasus goes as the finale on a 12-race program loaded with stakes events. Each entrant was charged $1 million for…

Rising star Rymska should roll in American Oaks

The Grade I, $300,000 American Oaks is the feature at Santa Anita Park this Saturday. A field of 10 three-year-old fillies will go 1 1/4 miles on turf in the seventh of nine scheduled races. Post time for the American Oaks is approximately 6:32 p.m. EST.  Don’t forget to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy…

Bullards Alley is the class of the Allen Jerkens

The $100,000 Allen Jerkens Stakes, a two-mile turf endurance test, is the most lucrative race at Gulfstream Park this Saturday. A field of eight will line up at the gate at approximately 2:05 p.m. EST for the day’s fifth race. The unique turf heat offers all kinds of wagering opportunities, and it also carries crucial…

Ageless Page McKenney holds value in Harlan’s Holiday

The Grade III, $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes anchors Saturday’s stakes-laden card at Gulfstream Park. An accomplished field of nine will race over the tricky 1 1/16th-mile dirt configuration at approximately 4:06 p.m. EST. The Harlan’s Holiday is the ninth of a scheduled 11 races at Gulfstream. As always, feel free to check out FanXT’s Daily…

Practical Joke should get perfect setup in Cigar Mile

The last Grade I of the year in New York, the $750,000 Cigar Mile, takes place this Saturday at Aqueduct. The main-track handicap drew a field of 10 looking to end their 2017 campaign on a high note. The last of 10 races on a spectacular card, the Cigar will go off at 4:16 p.m….

Cigar Mile day undercard picks and jockey analysis; 12/2/17

The Grade I Cigar Mile is just one of four stakes scheduled for Saturday at Aqueduct. We’ll take a look at the Go For Wand, Demoiselle and Remsen here. You can find my Cigar Mile selections here. Don’t forget to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Race 6: The Grade III Go…

Honorable Duty can capture Clark Handicap

The Grade I, $500,000 Clark Handicap is the feature on “Black Friday” at Churchill Downs. A field of nine will be asked to go 1 1/8-miles over the main track in this prestigious event. Scheduled as the 11th of 12 races on the day, post time for the Clark is 5:56 p.m. EST. Don’t forget…

Collected can claim victory in Breeders’ Cup Classic

The 34th Breeders’ Cup Classic takes place this Saturday at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Some of the world’s most accomplished handicap horses, including GUN RUNNER and ARROGATE, will test their mettle at 1 1/4-miles on dirt. The field of 11 will go postward at approximately 8:35 p.m. EST. In addition to watching and wagering,…