Weekly jockey review, 6/6/18; Belmont, Penn, Santa Anita highlights

Belmont and Penn National shared the spotlight on the east coast on the Saturday before the Belmont Stakes, while Santa Anita featured stakes action out west all weekend long. We’ll see which jockeys fared best here. Don’t forget to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Jose Ortiz won six times last week…

Therapist can turn the tables on Maraud in Penn Mile

The Grade II, $500,000 Penn Mile will be renewed for the sixth time at Penn National racecourse on Saturday. The one-mile grass event for three-year-olds drew a highly-qualified field of eight. The Penn Mile goes as Race 9 on an 11-race program; post time is 7:45 p.m. EST. Several noteworthy jockeys will make the trip,…

Big Score looks for more in Penn Mile

The centerpiece of Penn National’s season, the Grade II, 500,000 Penn Mile, takes place this Saturday. Ten sophomores (eight betting interests) will go one mile on the Grantville, PA grass course at approximately 7:45 p.m. EST. The Penn Mile is the ninth race on an 11-race program that begins at 3:45 p.m. EST.  Several of…

Songbird takes on six in the Alabama Stakes

Saratoga plays host to the esteemed Alabama Stakes this Saturday, and the Grade I, $600,000 event drew a worthy star indeed in SONGBIRD, who seeks her tenth straight win. She faces an assortment of six new and familiar three-year-old fillies, all of whom will be going further than they’ve ever gone before; 1 1/4 miles….

Catch a Glimpse tries open company in Penn Mile test

The Grade III Penn Mile is the Saturday evening feature at Penn National, and it’s worth $500,000 to a field of seven classy three-year-olds. With an estimated post time of 7:40 p.m. EST, it’ll go as Race 4 on the card, which culminates an all-stakes Pick Four. The biggest star in the field is also…