West coast win machine Vasilika top choice in Gamely

Santa Anita’s Grade I, $500,000 Gamely Stakes is among the more intriguing races taking place on Memorial Day. Eight fillies and mares will do battle over 1 1/8-miles on the turf course. Post time for the Gamely, Race 7 on a 10-race program, is 7:03 p.m. ET. #4 VASILIKA (8-5, morning-line favorite) goes for an…

Weekly jockey review, 2/26/19

It’s time to review the week that was in thoroughbred racing, recapping jockey performances at Aqueduct, Gulfstream and Santa Anita. See who is gaining momentum as Kentucky Derby prep season heats up. Aqueduct Manny Franco is starting to distance himself from the competition at “The Big A.” After a nine-win week, he boosted his meet…

Vasilika looms large in Buena Vista

Some of the best older fillies and mares of the turf will take center stage on Saturday at Santa Anita in the Grade II Buena Vista Stakes. The one-mile heat drew a field of 10 in pursuit of a $200,000 purse. Post time for the Buena Vista, Race 8 on a 10-race program, is 7…

Vale Dori, Finest City match up in Santa Margarita

Eight distaffers will do battle in the Grade I, $400,000 Santa Margarita Stakes at Santa Anita this Saturday. Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint winner #3 FINEST CITY (8-5, morning-line favorite) and multiple stakes winner #2 VALE DORI (9-5) are among the participants in this 1 1/8th-mile dirt heat. Post time for the Santa Margarita,…

Weekly jockey review, 2/22/17; Franco flourishing at Aqueduct

Time to review last week’s racing action with a careful eye on jockeys that are succeeding at their respective circuits. Don’t forget to use this information each week when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Manny Franco won nine races from 35 mounts last week, including the $100,000 Broadway Stakes aboard Hot City Girl….