War Story can earn redemption in Charles Town Classic

The Grade II, $1 million Charles Town Classic is set for Saturday at Charles Town racecourse. The 1 1/8-mile handicap heat drew a field of 10 with one also-eligible. Post time for the Charles Town Classic, Race 11 on a stakes-laden 13-race program, is 5:37 p.m. Eastern. #9 WAR STORY (7-2, morning-line favorite) has hit…

Bombshell seeks initial turf stakes score in Marshua’s River

The Grade III, $150,000 Marshua’s River Stakes is Gulfstream Park’s Saturday feature. The 1 1/16th-mile grass event for older fillies and mares drew a field of eight and goes as the 11th of 12 races. Estimated post time is 4:47 p.m. EST. As always, feel free to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game!…

Weekly jockey review, 7/18/18; Belmont, Los Al wrap-ups

Saratoga and Del Mar open for business this week! But first, we’ll review the action from last week at some other circuits. We’ll see which jockeys are riding hot at the moment here. Don’t forget to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Irad Ortiz Jr. prevailed in the spring/summer meet at Belmont…

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…

Local horses hold the edge in Delaware Oaks

The Grade III, $300,000 Delaware Oaks is the feature on Delaware Park’s Saturday program. A field of 10 three-year-old fillies will contest this 1 1/16-mile affair. Post time for the Delaware Oaks, Race 10 of 11 on the day, is 5:45 p.m. EST. Several important jockeys ship in for this, so study this race carefully…

Instilled Regard, Principe Guilherme rematch in Risen Star

The Grade II, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes will be renewed at the Fair Grounds this Saturday. Ten three-year-olds will line up in pursuit of valuable Kentucky Derby points (50 to the winner down to five for running fourth) for this 1 1/16th-mile test. The Risen Star is Race 9 on a 12-race card and has…

Abel Tasman, Salty to renew rivalry in Coaching Club American Oaks

The Grade I, $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks is the Sunday feature at Saratoga. The 1 1/8th-mile dirt heat attracted seven accomplished three-year-old fillies, including Kentucky Oaks and Acorn winner ABEL TASMAN. The CCA Oaks goes as Race 10 on an 11-race program; estimated post time is 6:18 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part…

Songbird should stroll to another victory in Delaware Handicap

The Grade I, $750,000 Delaware Handicap is the feature at Delaware Park this Saturday. The 1 1/4-mile heat that’s drawn the likes of Royal Delta, Blind Luck and other famous distaffers has lured SONGBIRD as she looks to start the year 2-for-2. She’ll face just five others in the Delaware Handicap, which goes as Race…

It Tiz Well should overwhelm the field in the Delaware Oaks

Six fillies will line up to contest the Grade III, $300,000 Delaware Oaks this Saturday at Delaware Park. The 1 1/16th-mile dirt event is the finale on an 11-race card chock-full of stakes events. Approximate post time is 6:35 p.m. EST. As always, be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #3…

Jockey Spotlight: Ricardo Santana Jr.

Ricardo Santana Jr. is an up-and-coming rider from Panama that’s making a name for himself at America’s top racing venues. He got his start at Delaware Park in 2009, and by 2012, he was the venue’s leading rider. In 2013, Santana won his first of four straight riding titles at Oaklawn, and he’s there again…