Goodonehoney is no joke in the Black-Eyed Susan

The Grade II, $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes takes place this Friday at Pimlico Racecourse. A race steeped in tradition, the 1 1/8-mile Black-Eyed Susan attracted 10 three-year-old fillies. Post time for the event, Race 11 of 14 on the day, is 4:48 p.m. EST. Be sure to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game all weekend…

Weekly jockey review, 4/11/18

Three crucial Kentucky Derby preps, plus opening weekend at Keeneland, are now behind us. Let’s recap the action here, focusing on which jockeys excelled at their respective circuits. Don’t forget to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Junior Alvarado, Manny Franco and Kendrick Carmouche are tied atop the leaderboard one week into the spring…

Pletcher pair are prime contenders in Black-Eyed Susan

The Grade II, $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes is the feature on Friday’s loaded 14-race card at historic Pimlico Racecourse. The 1 1/8-mile dirt event pits 11 three-year-old fillies against each other, many of whom seek their first graded score. The traditional Preakness eve fixture, the Black-Eyed Susan is headlined by 2017 Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Todd…

Miss Sky Warrior should fight off all foes in Kentucky Oaks

The Grade I, $1 million Kentucky Oaks headlines a spectacular Friday card at Churchill Downs on the eve of the Kentucky Derby. A field of 14 three-year-old fillies will go postward in this prestigious 1 1/8-mile test. Estimated post time for the Oaks, the 11th of 13 races on the day, is 6:12 p.m. EST….

Rachel’s Valentina vulnerable in Mother Goose

The Grade I, $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes is the main attraction at Belmont Park this Saturday, and it goes as Race 9 on a 10-race card. Seven classy three-year-old fillies will go postward at approximately 5:45 p.m. EST. Don’t forget to try out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #6 RACHEL’S VALENTINA leads the way as…

Jockey Spotlight: Javier Castellano

Javier Castellano is widely considered to be the best jockey in the country, and it’s easy to see why. He’s won the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey three straight years, and broke the all-time mark for annual earnings last year (just over $28 million). He hasn’t been out of the top five in wins or…

Kentucky Oaks wide-open without Songbird

Songbird, the undefeated filly that has so overwhelmed her previous rivals that many clamored for her to enter the Kentucky Derby, would’ve been a huge favorite in this race but unfortunately had to defect due to a fever. That leaves a contentious field of 14 fillies (plus one also-eligible) to contest this $1 million race…