Lucrative Dueling Grounds Oaks, Derby set for Sunday

Three-year-old turf runners will be in the spotlight on Sunday at Kentucky Downs, as the Dueling Grounds Oaks and Dueling Grounds Derby are set for Races 8 and 9, respectively. The Oaks carries a $300,000 purse, while the Derby carries a $400,000 purse. Both will be contested at 1 5/16th-miles over Kentucky Downs’ undulating turf…

Weekly jockey review, 8/15/18

Saratoga and Del Mar will once again be the focus of the jockey review column, but we’ll also highlight some of the action from Arlington Million weekend in Illinois. As always, be sure to apply this information toward FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Saratoga Irad Ortiz Jr. won four stakes last week, two at Saratoga…

‘Dream’ on in Arlington Million

One of the country’s most important turf races, the Grade I Arlington Million, takes place this Saturday. A field of 11 will line up at Arlington Park for the 1 1/4-mile event. Post time for the 36th running of the Million is 7:08 p.m. EST. It will go as the 11th of 12 races. Several…

Weekly jockey review, 8/16/17; Prat’s producing at Del Mar

Time once again to review the action from the week in horse racing and see which jockeys are riding high at the moment. Saratoga and Del Mar are still in full swing, so we’ll focus our attention there. As always, be sure to use this information toward FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Del Mar Evin…

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…

Think ‘Bigger’ in the United Nations

Monmouth Park hosts one of the summer’s biggest turf races, the Grade I United Nations Stakes, this Saturday. A field of nine will go 1 3/8-miles in pursuit of a $300,000 purse. The United Nations is the last of 11 races on the day, and estimated post time is 5:57 p.m. EST. Don’t forget to…

Handicap heats on turf and dirt highlight Saturday card at Gulfstream

The Grade I Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap and the Grade II Gulfstream Park Handicap share the spotlight on Saturday. A field of eight will go in the Turf Handicap at 1 1/8-miles, while nine will compete in the one-mile Handicap. Each race carries a purse of $350,000. There will be plenty at stake for the…

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…