Wicked Indeed gets tepid nod in wide-open Sunland Derby

The final 50-point Kentucky Derby prep, the Sunland Derby, takes place this Sunday at Sunland Park. The Grade III, $800,000 event will be contested with a field of 10 at 1 1/8-miles. Post time for the Sunland Derby, Race 11 of 12 on the day, is 7:30 p.m. EST. #1 MUCHO GUSTO (8-5, morning-line favorite)…

Thundering Blue can lower the boom on Canadian International field

The Grade I, $800,000 Canadian International is the feature event this Saturday at Woodbine. The race lives up to its name, as entrants from several different countries comprise the 11-horse field that’s tasked with a 1 1/2-mile journey on the turf course. Post time for the Canadian International, the ninth of 11 scheduled races, is…

Erupt aims to defend Canadian International title

Woodbine plays host to the Grade I, $800,000 Canadian International this Sunday. A field of 10 has assembled for this 1 1/2-mile turf test, which goes as the 10th of 12 races. Post time is scheduled for 6:10 p.m. EST. As always, be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #9 ERUPT…

Longshots loom in Arkansas Derby

A field of 12 will line up at the gate for the 81st running of the Grade I, $1 million Arkansas Derby this Saturday. The Kentucky Derby aspirants will go 1 1/8 miles over the Oaklawn Park oval. 100 Derby points will be awarded to the winner, virtually assuring that colt a spot in the…

Weekly jockey review, 3/29/17; all systems go for Gaffalione

As the marquee winter meets draw to a close, let’s take a look at which jockeys can still lay claim to the leading rider title, and which are currently on a hot streak. Be sure to put this information to use when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Irad Ortiz Jr. put a bow…

Weekly jockey review, 3/22/17; Bejarano’s back

Let’s review the week that was in horse racing and see which jockeys are standing out at their respective tracks. Be sure to use this information when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Despite traveling to Oaklawn on Saturday, Irad Ortiz Jr. managed to win four at “The Big A” last week, extending his…

California Chrome can get revenge on Arrogate in Pegasus World Cup

Gulfstream Park hosts the richest race in the world, the Pegasus World Cup, this Saturday. A Grade I event worth $12 million ($1 million kicked in by stakeholders for each horse), the Pegasus pits two-time Horse of the Year CALIFORNIA CHROME against last year’s Travers Stakes and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner ARROGATE. The field of…