Weekly jockey review, 8/1/18; Saez scores early and often at Saratoga

Time to reveal which jockeys stayed hot, which picked up steam, and which are struggling after two weeks of racing at Saratoga and Del Mar. We’ll also review some of the action from Haskell Day at Monmouth Park. Don’t forget to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game this weekend! Saratoga Luis Saez got lost in…

Elate should make her backers happy in Delaware Handicap

Delaware Park’s centerpiece event, the Grade II, $750,000 Delaware Handicap, takes place this Saturday. The 1 1/4-mile event drew a field of nine older fillies and mares led by multiple Grade I winner ELATE. Post time for the Delaware Handicap, Race 9 of 10 on the day, is 5:35 p.m. EST. As always, be sure…

Prat, Van Dyke mounts stand out in Santa Anita’s stakes doubleheader

The Grade III, $100,000 Laz Barrera Stakes and the $75,000 Angels Flight Stakes are co-featured on a nine-race Saturday program at Santa Anita. Seven three-year-old males sprint seven furlongs in the former, while 10 three-year-old fillies do battle in the latter. Both races are examined below. Remember to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game this…

On Leave, Kurilov offer solid odds in Derby undercard stakes

Churchill Downs’ 14-race Kentucky Derby card is riddled with graded stakes, and we’ll discuss a couple of them here. If you’re looking for FanXT’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby itself, click here. Don’t forget to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game this weekend! Churchill Race 7: The Grade II Churchill Distaff Turf Mile #9 ON…

Frostmorne seeks first Grade I in Maker’s 46 Mile

The Grade I, $300,000 Maker’s 46 Mile is the Friday feature at Keeneland. The one-mile event drew a competitive field of 10 seeking graded stakes glory on the grass. Post time for the Maker’s 46 Mile, the ninth of 10 races on the day, is 5:30 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part in FanXT’s…

Weekly jockey review, 3/28/18; Fair Grounds title comes down to the wire

Aqueduct, Gulfstream and the Fair Grounds all wrap up their winter meets this week. We’ll take a look at last week’s action from those locales as well as Santa Anita in this week’s jockey review. Be sure to try out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Manny Franco has effectively secured leading rider honors at…

Juvenile champ Good Magic returns in Fountain of Youth

Kentucky Derby points are on the line in Saturday’s Grade II, $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Fifty of those points go to the winner of this 1 1/16th-mile heat, down to five points to fourth place. A field of 10 three-year-olds will line up at approximately 6:09 p.m. EST for Gulfstream’s 14th…

Miller-trained trio headline Daytona Stakes

The Daytona Stakes, a Grade III, $150,000 turf sprint, is the Saturday feature at Santa Anita. A field of seven older grass runners, three of which are trained by sharp local conditioner Peter Miller, will go about 6.5 furlongs on the unique downhill turf course at “The Great Race Place.” The Daytona, Race 4 on…

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…