Delta Prince looms large in Artie Schiller

The Artie Schiller Stakes, a $150,000 event for open-company turfers, highlights the Saturday action at Aqueduct. The one-mile heat drew a field of 11 plus one MTO. Post time for the Artie Schiller, the eighth of nine scheduled races, is 3:47 p.m. EST. In addition to watching and wagering, feel free to try out FanXT’s Daily…

Midnight Storm rolls into Santa Anita Handicap as the favorite

The Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap will be renewed for the 80th time at Santa Anita Park this Saturday. The 1 1/4-mile classic drew a field of nine. Scheduled as the 10th race on an 11-race card, post time for the “Big ‘Cap” is 7:30 p.m. EST. As always, feel free to take part…

Yorkiepoo Princess the one to beat in the Busher

Kentucky Oaks-minded fillies will be in the spotlight at Aqueduct this Saturday, as the $150k Busher Stakes is the feature. The 1 1/16th-mile event, worth 50 points toward the Kentucky Oaks to the winner down to five points for fourth, drew a field of 10. Post time for the Busher, the eighth race of the…

Jockey Spotlight: Jose Lezcano

Jose Lezcano may not win at a very high percentage like Paco Lopez, and he isn’t considered a “big-money” rider like John Velazquez, but Lezcano’s ability to churn out strong seasons while flying under the radar makes him one of the country’s most respected jockeys. In fact, Lezcano has been in the top 10 in…

Can Eagle soar past Effinex in the Stephen Foster?

Grade I glory is on the line in the Stephen Foster Handicap this Saturday at Churchill Downs! A field of seven, led by even-money favorite #3 EFFINEX, is set to go a mile and an eighth on the main oval in one of the premier events for older horses on the calendar. It’ll go as…

Peter Pan Stakes pits seven versus rising star Unified

Eight three-year-olds have assembled for the Grade II Peter Pan Stakes, which takes place at Belmont Park this Saturday. It’s scheduled as Race 9 on the program, with an estimated post time of 5:45 p.m. EST. The Peter Pan is considered an important stepping-stone toward the Belmont Stakes (which will be run on June 11),…