Weekly jockey review, 9/25/19

It’s time to the review the week that was in horse racing, highlighting the most noteworthy jockey performances. We’ll start on the east coast with Belmont before moving west to Los Alamitos. Belmont Manny Franco remains in front at the Belmont fall meet as the competition bunches up behind him. Franco tallied four winners at…

Weekly jockey review, 8/28/19; Travers day recap and more

The prestigious summer meets at Saratoga and Del Mar have boiled down to their final week. We’ll set the stage for the finale here, focusing mainly on the highlights from Travers weekend at “The Spa.” Saratoga Jose Ortiz’s lead at “The Spa” was cut into by his older brother, Irad, setting things up for an…

Thundering Blue can lower the boom on Canadian International field

The Grade I, $800,000 Canadian International is the feature event this Saturday at Woodbine. The race lives up to its name, as entrants from several different countries comprise the 11-horse field that’s tasked with a 1 1/2-mile journey on the turf course. Post time for the Canadian International, the ninth of 11 scheduled races, is…

Toinette can take division’s top spot with Belmont Oaks win

Three-year-old grass fillies will try their hand in Saturday’s Grade I, $1 million Belmont Oaks at Belmont Park. The 1 1/4-mile turf event attracted a field of 10. Post time for the Belmont Oaks, Race 8 on Belmont’s stakes-laden “Stars & Stripes Day” program, is 5:46 p.m. EST. In addition to watching and wagering, don’t…

Weekly jockey review, 10/4/17; Lanerie leaves the competition behind

Time to go over the action at Belmont, Churchill and Santa Anita as Breeders’ Cup prep season continues! Keeneland opens later this week, and that should feature another tense jockey battle as well. See how your favorite riders are doing here, and consider these trends when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Irad Ortiz…