Combatant could get revenge on Mourinho in Southwest Stakes

The Grade III, $500,000 Southwest Stakes for three-year-olds will highlight the action on President’s Day at Oaklawn Park. A field of 11 has been entered for the 1 1/16th-mile heat worth 10 Kentucky Derby points to the winner. The Southwest goes as Race 9 on a 10-race program, with post time scheduled for 6:10 p.m….

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…

High-octane two-year-olds clash in Bob Hope

The Grade III, $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes anchors the action at Del Mar this Saturday. The seven-furlong dirt dash drew six juvenile sprinters, led by multiple stakes winner RUN AWAY and Bob Baffert up-and-comer MOURINHO. They’ll also have to deal with Speakeasy Stakes winner BEAUTIFUL SHOT. The Bob Hope goes as Race 5 with an…