Weekly jockey review, 12/6/17; Jaramillo off to good start at Gulfstream

The thoroughbred action continues as the calendar year enters the homestretch! See which jockeys excelled at the recently-opened Gulfstream and Los Alamitos meets and check in on happenings at Aqueduct. Don’t forget to get involved in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Jose Ortiz, on the strength of a six-win week, climbed to the top…

Collected can claim victory in Breeders’ Cup Classic

The 34th Breeders’ Cup Classic takes place this Saturday at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Some of the world’s most accomplished handicap horses, including GUN RUNNER and ARROGATE, will test their mettle at 1 1/4-miles on dirt. The field of 11 will go postward at approximately 8:35 p.m. EST. In addition to watching and wagering,…

Stellar Wind should breeze through Breeders’ Cup Distaff

The $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff headlines the action on Day 1 of the Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar! Eight excellent fillies and mares will go in this 1 1/8-mile dirt challenge. Post time for the Distaff, the ninth of 10 races on Friday’s program, is 7:35 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part in…

West Coast seeks another east coast win in Pennsylvania Derby

The Grade I, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby is this Saturday’s feature race at Parx. Travers winner WEST COAST leads a cast of 10 three-year-old colts who will head postward at approximately 5:45 p.m. EST. The Pennsylvania Derby is the 11th race on a 13-race program that also features the Grade I, $1 million Cotillion. Several…

Wide-open Debutante anchors strong Saturday card at Del Mar

A field of eight will line up for the Grade I, $300,000 Del Mar Debutante this Saturday. The two-year-old fillies will go seven furlongs on the main course. The Del Mar Debutante is Race 7 of 11 on a stacked card, and estimated post is 8:10 p.m. EST. In addition to watching and wagering, feel…

Arrogate, Accelerate, Collected to clash in Pacific Classic

Del Mar’s traditional centerpiece, the Grade I, $1 million Pacific Classic, takes place this Saturday. A field of eight led by ARROGATE, ACCELERATE, and COLLECTED will go 1 1/4-miles on the main oval. Post time for the prestigious event, Race 8 of 11, is set for 8:30 p.m. EST. The Pacific Classic is one of…

Vale Dori, Stellar Wind square off again in Clement L. Hirsch

The Grade I, 300,000 Clement L. Hirsch is the feature race at Del Mar this Sunday. A field of five has assembled for this 1 1/16th-mile test over the main course. Multiple stakes winner VALE DORI will attempt to avenge her loss in the Beholder Mile to STELLAR WIND, the defending Hirsch champion. Post time…

Drefong faces tough assignment in Bing Crosby

The Grade I, $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes is the feature race at Del Mar this Saturday. A field of nine will go postward at approximately 9:03 p.m. EST for the ninth of 10 races. Defending sprint champion DREFONG leads the fray, though this is a highly-competitive contest. Be sure to consider this race carefully if…