Itsinthepost attempts Elkhorn defense

Older turfers will be in the spotlight in the Elkhorn Stakes this Saturday at Keeneland. The Grade II, $250,000 race will be contested over 1 1/2-miles and features a field of 12. Post time for the Elkhorn, the ninth of 10 races on the day, is 5:30 p.m. EST. Remember to take part in FanXT’s…

Shivermetimbers can spring stakes upset in Santa Anita’s Sham

The Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes is Santa Anita’s Saturday feature. The race drew a field of seven Kentucky Derby hopefuls after important points toward the first Saturday in May (10 points to the winner down to one point for fourth). Post time for the Sham, a one-mile dirt heat, is 5:34 p.m. EST. It…

Seven three-year-olds assemble for Sham Stakes

The Sham Stakes, the first step on California’s road to the Kentucky Derby, is featured at Santa Anita this Saturday. A field of seven goes in this 1 1/16th-mile race worth 17 points toward the “Run for the Roses” (10-4-2-1). The Grade III, $100,000 event goes as Race 7, post time is 6:30 p.m. EST….