Weekly jockey review, 12/6/17; Jaramillo off to good start at Gulfstream

The thoroughbred action continues as the calendar year enters the homestretch! See which jockeys excelled at the recently-opened Gulfstream and Los Alamitos meets and check in on happenings at Aqueduct. Don’t forget to get involved in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Jose Ortiz, on the strength of a six-win week, climbed to the top…

Sprint stakes galore on Saturday at Gulfstream, Santa Anita

Gulfstream Park plays host to the “Summit of Speed” this Saturday, co-anchored by the Grade II Princess Rooney and the Grade III Smile Sprint. Both events carry a $250,000 purse and are “Win and You’re In” races for the Breeders’ Cup in November. The Princess Rooney is for fillies and mares going seven furlongs, while…

Tampa Bay Derby analysis, jockey selections

The Grade II, $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby puts three-year-olds in the spotlight at Tampa Bay Downs this Saturday. The 1 1/16th-mile heat drew a field of 10 looking for points toward the Kentucky Derby. Fifty points go to the winner, 20 to the runner-up, 10 to third and five to fourth. The race features four…

Gulfstream Park selections and jockey analysis, 12/17/16

A trio of Grade III stakes highlight Gulfstream Park’s Saturday card; the Sugar Swirl, the Rampart, and the Harlan’s Holiday. As usual, many of the nation’s top riders will be present as Gulfstream’s championship meet rolls on. Be sure to study these races carefully if you’re taking part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #1…

X Y Jet looks to rebound in DeFrancis Dash

Laurel Park is the site for the Grade III, $250,000 DeFrancis Dash, a six-furlong event on the main track. A field of nine goes postward for the ninth race of the day at approximately 3:35 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #8 X Y JET is the 9-5…

Smile Sprint, Princess Rooney headline Saturday card at Gulfstream

A pair of Grade II events each worth $250,000, the Smile Sprint and the Princess Rooney, will take place this Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Florida. The former goes as Race 10 at approximately 4:58 p.m. EST, while the latter will be Race 12, scheduled for 6:02 p.m. EST. Of course, these and the other…