Belmont Stakes undercard stakes analysis, 6/8/19

The 151st Belmont Stakes is just one of eight Grade I stakes on Saturday’s 13-race program at Belmont Park. Let’s dive into a pair of the undercard races below. Belmont Race 9 (Post time: 4:46 p.m. Eastern) The Grade I, $1.2 million Metropolitan Handicap One mile on dirt #2 MCKINZIE (5-2, morning-line favorite) ended a…

Kentucky Derby undercard analysis, 5/4/19

There are stakes races galore in the run-up to the 145th Kentucky Derby, which is scheduled as Race 12 of 14 on Saturday at Churchill Downs. We’ll discuss a pair of them below. Churchill Race 8 (Post time: 2:45 p.m. Eastern) The Grade I, $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes Seven furlongs on dirt #8 MITOLE (7-2,…

Grade I glory up for grabs in Maker’s 46 Mile

The Grade I, $300,000 Maker’s 46 Mile is set for Friday at Keeneland. The one-mile turf classic lured an accomplished field of eight. Post time for the Maker’s 46 Mile, Race 9 of a scheduled 10, is 5:30 p.m. Eastern. #4 DELTA PRINCE (7-2) is training lights-out for his first start since fading to third…

Qurbaan could prove best in overflow Ft. Lauderdale field

An exceptionally strong renewal of the Grade II, $200,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes is set for Saturday at Gulfstream. The 1 1/8-mile grass race has a full field of 14 with two also-eligibles. Going as the finale on an 11-race program, post time for the Ft. Lauderdale is scheduled for 5:06 p.m. EST. In addition to…

Qurbaan gets the call in Artie Schiller

The $150,000 Artie Schiller Stakes is the Saturday feature at Aqueduct. A field of 10 will do battle going one mile on the inner turf course. The Artie Schiller, Race 8 on a nine-race program, is 3:47 p.m. EST. In addition to watching and wagering, be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey…