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…

Prime Attraction a tempting proposition in Santa Anita Handicap

The prestigious Santa Anita Handicap will be renewed this Saturday at Santa Anita Park. The Grade I, $600,000 event drew a field of eight that will test their mettle at 1 1/4-miles. The “Big ‘Cap,” Race 10 on a star-studded 11-race card, goes at approximately 8:00 p.m. EST. Don’t forget to check out FanXT’s Daily…

Honorable Duty can capture Clark Handicap

The Grade I, $500,000 Clark Handicap is the feature on “Black Friday” at Churchill Downs. A field of nine will be asked to go 1 1/8-miles over the main track in this prestigious event. Scheduled as the 11th of 12 races on the day, post time for the Clark is 5:56 p.m. EST. Don’t forget…

Sharp Samurai should emerge on top in Twilight Derby

The Grade II, $200,000 Twilight Derby headlines the action on the final Saturday card of the Santa Anita fall meet. The 1 1/8-mile turf clash drew an accomplished field of 11. Going as Race 9 on an 11-race program, post time is estimated at 7:19 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily…

Weekly jockey review, 2/8/17; Rosario resurgent at Gulfstream

Let’s take a look back at last week’s racing and highlight the jockey performances that stood out. In case you missed it, here’s last week’s inaugural installment. As always, be sure to use this information when taking part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Irad Ortiz Jr. had a splendid Super Bowl Sunday, hitting…

Santa Anita stakes, jockey analysis for 2/4/17

Santa Anita hosts four graded stakes on Saturday, featuring some of the top horses in training in Southern California. We’ll go over a pair of them here. Don’t forget to put this information to use when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Santa Anita Race 8 (Post time: 7:00 p.m. EST) The Grade II San…

Jockey Spotlight: Flavien Prat

Flavien Prat has impressed while riding full time in America for only about two years, spending most of his time on the Southern California circuit. He’s won on nearly 18% of his mounts this year and has racked up over $12 million in purse money, good for 11th in the country. The 24-year-old Frenchman set…

Arrogate, California Chrome clash in ‘Classic’

The $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic is the centerpiece of a terrific day of horse racing at Santa Anita on Saturday. Going as the 12th and final race on the program, post time for the 1 1/4-mile event is estimated for 8:35 p.m. EST. Don’t forget to check out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game, and…

Effinex, Hoppertunity square off in Jockey Club Gold Cup

The Grade I, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup is the highlight of “Super Saturday” at Belmont Park, which features a total of seven stakes on an 11-race card. The Gold Cup goes as the 10th race on the program with an approximate post time of 5:23 p.m. EST. Be sure to get involved in…