Concrete Rose a deserving favorite in Saratoga Oaks

The inaugural $750,000 Saratoga Oaks Invitational will be run this Friday at Saratoga racecourse. The second leg in NYRA’s newly-minted Turf Tiara, the 1 3/16th-mile heat drew a field of six. Post time for the Saratoga Oaks, Race 9 of 10 on the day, is 5:51 p.m. ET. #5 CONCRETE ROSE (2-5, morning-line favorite) has…

New York, Belmont Gold Cup analysis, 6/7/19

Prestigious turf stakes, namely the New York and Belmont Gold Cup, highlight the Belmont Stakes eve card at Belmont Park. Let’s dive into the action right away. Belmont Race 9 (Post time: 5:15 p.m. Eastern) The Grade II, $600,000 New York Stakes 1 1/4-miles on turf #8 HOMERIQUE (6-5, morning-line favorite) was last seen winning…

World Approval looks the part in Woodbine Mile

The Grade I, $800,000 Woodbine Mile is the centerpiece on a terrific 13-race card at Woodbine this Saturday. Twelve titans of the turf have signed on to do battle in this one, several hailing from across the pond. The Woodbine Mile will be Race 12, with an approximate post time of 6:34 p.m. EST. Several…

Deauville tops accomplished Arlington Million cast

A field of 12 will assemble for the 35th running of the Grade I Arlington Million. The 1 1/4-mile turf classic goes as Race 11 on a 12-race program this Saturday at Arlington Park. Post time is estimated at 7:19 p.m. EST. A strong foreign contingent is present in the Arlington Million, as usual, but…

Tourist tops strong Shadwell Turf Mile

A field of 11 goes in the featured Grade I Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland on Saturday afternoon. Listed as Race 9 on the program, estimated post time is 5:45 p.m. EST. It will be one of many races at Keeneland worth big points in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game, so study carefully! #10 TOURIST…

Tepin eyes eighth straight win in Woodbine Mile

The Grade I Woodbine Mile highlights the Saturday card at Woodbine in Toronto, Canada. The magnificent mare TEPIN will draw most of the attention, but she’ll have to fend off seven classy male competitors, including British shipper MUTAKAYYEF. Post time for the Woodbine Mile, the 12th race on the program, is estimated at 6:39 p.m….

The Pizza Man pursues Arlington Million repeat

The Grade I Arlington Million is set to be contested this Saturday at Arlington Park in Illinois. A stacked field of 12 will go 1 1/4 miles on the turf course; estimated post time is 6:09 p.m. EST (Race 9 on the program). Don’t forget to try out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game if you…

Miss Temple City takes on Brown quartet in Diana Stakes

The first Grade I event of the Saratoga meeting is the Diana Stakes for fillies and mares at a mile-and-an-eighth on turf. The $500,000 Diana takes place this Saturday at 5:55 p.m. EST, and it goes as Race 10 on an 11-race program. Don’t forget to participate in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #2 MISS…

Don’t sell Call Provision short in Belmont Derby

The prestigious Grade I, $1.25 million Belmont Derby takes place this Saturday at Belmont Park and headlines the annual “Stars and Stripes Festival” at the New York venue. Going as Race 8 on an 11-race program, the mile-and-a-quarter Belmont Derby is scheduled to go off at 4:38 p.m. EST. It will represent one of many…