Guarana stands out in re-scheduled CCA Oaks

The Grade I, $500,000 Coaching Club American Oaks will be renewed this Sunday at Saratoga after Saturday’s program was postponed due to extreme heat. Despite the lofty stature of this 1 1/8-mile race, just five horses are entered. That is due in part to the daunting presence of GUARANA, a convincing winner in Belmont’s Grade…

Seismic Wave seeks redemption in Belmont Derby

The Grade I, $1 million Belmont Derby is among the many important races taking place at Belmont Park this Saturday. The first leg of the initial Turf Trinity series drew a field of 14. Post time for the Belmont Derby, Race 9 on an 11-race card, is 5:44 p.m. ET. #3 SEISMIC WAVE (5-1) was…

Preakness undercard analysis, 5/18/19

The Grade I, $1.5 million Preakness Stakes is just one of several graded events at Pimlico this Saturday. Let’s dive into a pair of those undercard races here. Pimlico Race 10 (Post time: 4:05 p.m. Eastern) The Grade III, $150,000 Gallorette Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on turf #3 THEWAYIAM (10-1) makes her second start at age…

Bourbon War a tepid top pick in Preakness

A field of 13 will try their luck in the Grade I, $1.5 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico this Saturday. There’s a lack of star power with both disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security and promoted winner Country House bypassing the race along with the sidelined Omaha Beach, but that has served to make the…

Always Shopping seeks third straight stakes score in Black-Eyed Susan

The Grade II, $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes is among several lucrative stakes races being offered at Pimlico racecourse on their Preakness eve program this Friday. The 1 1/8-mile event for three-year-old fillies drew a field of nine. Post time for the Black-Eyed Susan, Race 11 of 14, is 4:48 p.m. ET. #6 ALWAYS SHOPPING (4-1)…

Weekly jockey review, 5/23/18; Smith, Santana Jr. shine at Pimlico

Another big racing weekend is in the books as the Preakness came and went on Saturday. We’ll analyze the results at Pimlico as well as Belmont and Santa Anita in this week’s jockey review. Don’t forget to consider these trends when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Manny Franco, still in front by one…

Maryland runners add appeal to Preakness undercard

The Grade I, $1.5 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Racecourse has a bevy of stakes races comprising its undercard. We’ll take a look at a couple of the more interesting heats leading up to the main event here. Don’t forget to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Pimlico Race 10: The Grade III,…

Goodonehoney is no joke in the Black-Eyed Susan

The Grade II, $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes takes place this Friday at Pimlico Racecourse. A race steeped in tradition, the 1 1/8-mile Black-Eyed Susan attracted 10 three-year-old fillies. Post time for the event, Race 11 of 14 on the day, is 4:48 p.m. EST. Be sure to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game all weekend…