Belmont’s Big Apple Showcase brings out New York’s best

This Memorial Day is Big Apple Showcase day at Belmont, featuring six stakes restricted to New York-breds. The headliner is the $200k Commentator going one mile on dirt. We’ll discuss that race along with the $125k Kingston for turf milers. Be sure to try out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game this holiday weekend! Commentator Stakes…

Weekly jockey review, 5/3/17; Rosario rolls to Keeneland rider title

The week before the Kentucky Derby was a busy one as Keeneland ended its spring meet while Churchill and Belmont began new racing seasons. Let’s see which jockeys did best at those tracks while also taking a look at Santa Anita later on. Be sure to take this information into account when playing FanXT’s Daily…

Disco Partner should dance away with Elusive Quality

NYRA’s turf sprint season gets underway at Belmont Park this Saturday with the $150k Elusive Quality Stakes. A field of seven (discounting the two main-track-onlys) will line up for this seven-furlong grass event, which goes as Race 8 on the opening Saturday program at “Big Sandy.” Post time is estimated for 5:13 p.m. EST. Be…

Grade I Fourstardave has a ‘Ring’ to it

The Fourstardave Handicap, recently promoted to Grade I status, is the Saturday feature at Saratoga. A field of nine (excluding the main track only) will go postward for this one-mile turf event at approximately 6:32 p.m. EST (the program’s 10th race). The Fourstardave offers plenty of ways to make a big score, as well as…