Santa Anita selections, jockey analysis for 6/24/17

The Affirmed Stakes and Precisionist Stakes highlight the action at Santa Anita this Saturday. Three-year-olds will throw it down in the Affirmed, led by Kentucky Derby third-place finisher BATTLE OF MIDWAY, while older horses will do battle in the Precisionist. Both are Grade III events carrying $100,000 purses, and both go at 1 1/16th-miles on…

Free Rose can play spoiler once more in Shoemaker Mile

The Grade I, $400,000 Shoemaker Mile, the co-feature at Santa Anita this Saturday, drew a strong cast of seven. HEART TO HEART ships in from the east, while Cal-bred WHAT A VIEW tries his hand in another Grade I. BAL A BALI, BOLO and FREE ROSE, no strangers to the California turf scene, are also…

Weekly jockey review, 3/8/17; Leparoux leads way at Gulfstream

Time for a review of last week’s races to see which jockeys are shining brightest at the moment. Be sure to check out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game and use this information to your advantage! Aqueduct There will only be three days of racing per week through March at “The Big A,” so time is…

Union Strike seeks to spoil Starlet

The Grade I, $300,000 Starlet Stakes for two-year-old fillies is the feature at Los Alamitos Racecourse on Saturday afternoon. Going as Race 8 on a nine-race program, post time for the 1 1/16th-mile event is 6:58 p.m. EST. Several of Southern Cal’s finest riders will make the trip to Los Al, so be sure to…

Camelot Kitten can claw past Hollywood Derby field

The Grade I, $300,000 Hollywood Derby highlights Del Mar’s closing Saturday card. Going as the seventh of nine races (estimated post time 6:30 p.m. EST), the Hollywood Derby features 12 three-year-olds going nine furlongs on turf. This is a great betting race, but be sure to play along in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game too!…