Belmont Stakes undercard stakes analysis, 6/8/19

The 151st Belmont Stakes is just one of eight Grade I stakes on Saturday’s 13-race program at Belmont Park. Let’s dive into a pair of the undercard races below. Belmont Race 9 (Post time: 4:46 p.m. Eastern) The Grade I, $1.2 million Metropolitan Handicap One mile on dirt #2 MCKINZIE (5-2, morning-line favorite) ended a…

Taking a shot with Copper Bullet in Malibu Stakes

The Grade I, $300,000 Malibu Stakes for three-year-old sprinters is the opening day feature this Wednesday at Santa Anita. The prestigious seven-furlong stake drew a field of 14 with two also-eligibles. Post time for the Malibu, Race 9 on a stakes-laden 10-race program, is 7 p.m. EST. In addition to watching and wagering, be sure…

Classy American Anthem should prevail in San Carlos

The seven-furlong San Carlos Stakes is the closing Saturday feature at Santa Anita. The Grade II, $250,000 event drew a field of eight older sprinters. Post time for the San Carlos, Race 11 of 12 on the program, is 8:28 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #4 AMERICAN…

Ransom The Moon returns as likely winner of the Kona Gold

Santa Anita plays host to the Grade II, $200,000 Kona Gold Stakes this Saturday. The 6 1/2-furlong sprint over the main course features a compact but quality field of five. Post time for the Kona Gold, Race 5 on an 11-race card, is 5:00 p.m. EST. In addition to watching and wagering, don’t forget to…

Shivermetimbers can spring stakes upset in Santa Anita’s Sham

The Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes is Santa Anita’s Saturday feature. The race drew a field of seven Kentucky Derby hopefuls after important points toward the first Saturday in May (10 points to the winner down to one point for fourth). Post time for the Sham, a one-mile dirt heat, is 5:34 p.m. EST. It…

Mind Your Biscuits can mow them down in the Malibu

An accomplished field of 10 goes in Santa Anita’s opening day feature, the Grade I, $300,000 Malibu Stakes, on Monday. The three-year-old sprinters will run seven furlongs on the main course in Race 8; approximate post time 7:00 p.m. EST. Southern California’s best jockeys will be present all day long, so be sure to study…