Dr. Dorr goes for Gold Cup at Santa Anita

The Grade I, $500,000 Santa Anita Gold Cup takes place this Saturday at Santa Anita Park. The 1 1/4-mile classic drew a field of seven that combines solid division leaders with some intriguing up-and-comers. The Gold Cup goes as the fifth of nine races on the day, and post time is 5:30 p.m. EST. Don’t…

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…

Accelerate can spring a surprise in Santa Anita Gold Cup

Santa Anita Park presents the Grade I, $500,000 Santa Anita Gold Cup this Saturday. Eight handicap horses will try their luck at 1 1/4 miles on the main oval. The Gold Cup goes as race eight on a nine-race card, with post time estimated for 7:30 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part in FanXT’s…

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…

Jockey Spotlight: Luis Saez

Luis Saez only started riding in America in 2009, but he’s swiftly established himself as one of the best jockeys in the country. A graduate of the Pincay Riding School, which has produced notable riders such as Jose Lezcano and Cornelio Velasquez, Saez won 37 races in his native Panama before making the journey to…

Frosted looks to give Effinex the cold shoulder in the Whitney

The Grade I, $1.25 million Whitney Stakes is the feature race at Saratoga this Saturday, and owing to the presence of FROSTED, just six horses will go postward for the prestigious mile-and-an-eighth event. As Race 10 on the program, the Whitney has an estimated post time of 6:18 p.m. EST. And don’t forget about FanXT’s…

Can Eagle soar past Effinex in the Stephen Foster?

Grade I glory is on the line in the Stephen Foster Handicap this Saturday at Churchill Downs! A field of seven, led by even-money favorite #3 EFFINEX, is set to go a mile and an eighth on the main oval in one of the premier events for older horses on the calendar. It’ll go as…