Rugbyman can tackle West Virginia Derby field

Mountaineer offers three-year-olds a chance to shine in the Grade III, $500,000 West Virginia Derby this Saturday. A field of nine will renew this 1 1/8-mile event. Post time for the West Virginia Derby, Race 8 of 9 on a special afternoon program, is 5:35 p.m. EST. Pay close attention to the jockeys that shipped…

West Coast seeks another east coast win in Pennsylvania Derby

The Grade I, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby is this Saturday’s feature race at Parx. Travers winner WEST COAST leads a cast of 10 three-year-old colts who will head postward at approximately 5:45 p.m. EST. The Pennsylvania Derby is the 11th race on a 13-race program that also features the Grade I, $1 million Cotillion. Several…

‘West’ looks best in Los Alamitos Derby

Los Alamitos race course has gathered eight colts to contest the Grade III, $200,000 Los Alamitos Derby this Saturday. Most of the participants have either skipped the Triple Crown series or developed too late but could still make a name for themselves before the year is over. The 1 1/8-mile Los Alamitos Derby goes as…

Weekly jockey review, 6/14/17; Mike Smith’s momentous Belmont Stakes day

The Belmont Stakes dominated the horse racing headlines this week, so we’ll spend plenty of time discussing the action there. We’ll also pay a visit to Churchill and Santa Anita to see how their jockey standings are shaping up. As always, be sure to put this information to use when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey…

Economic Model is the ‘Bold’ pick at Belmont

The Grade III, $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap is the feature race at Belmont this Saturday, and it drew a stacked field of 13. They’ll go seven furlongs on the main track when the latch is sprung around 5:19 p.m. EST. The Bold Ruler is scheduled as the ninth race on the program. Don’t forget to…

Tempting longshots highlight Travers undercard at Saratoga

There are a total of six Grade I stakes on the Saturday card at Saratoga, which is headlined by the Travers Stakes for three-year-olds. The Travers will be covered in a different article; this is a preview of three of the races on Saturday that will have major implications in the division standings, as well…

Cupid takes aim at second straight stakes in West Virginia Derby

Graded stakes glory and a $750,000 purse are on the line in Saturday’s West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer. A full field of 12 will line up at the gate for Race 8 on the all-stakes program, with an estimated post time of 5:21 p.m. EST. This race offers extra points in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey…