Gun Runner sets sights on Stephen Foster

The Grade I, $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap is the headliner on a special Saturday night card at Churchill Downs. Eight runners will step into the gate at approximately 9:43 p.m. EST for the program’s eighth of the evening. They’ll go 1 1/8-miles on Churchill’s main oval. GUN RUNNER (4-5, morning-line favorite) is the highweight and…

Stanford seeks second straight Charles Town Classic

Charles Town’s biggest event of the year, the Grade II, $1.25 million Charles Town Classic, is scheduled for this Saturday. A field of eight hailing from all parts of the country has assembled for this lucrative stake. Two of the entrants, favored STANFORD and second-choice IMPERATIVE, have won this race before, and STANFORD is the…

Weekly jockey review, 3/15/17; Castellano super at Santa Anita

Time to review last week’s races from across the country and see which jockeys are currently riding the best. Be sure to use this information to your advantage when playing FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Irad Ortiz Jr. stayed atop the standings and earned three wins last week, boosting his meet total to 46….

Tampa Bay Derby analysis, jockey selections

The Grade II, $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby puts three-year-olds in the spotlight at Tampa Bay Downs this Saturday. The 1 1/16th-mile heat drew a field of 10 looking for points toward the Kentucky Derby. Fifty points go to the winner, 20 to the runner-up, 10 to third and five to fourth. The race features four…

Gulfstream picks and jockey analysis for Sunshine Millions Day

Florida-breds take center stage this Saturday at Gulfstream Park for Sunshine Millions Day! We’ll go over the highlights of this 12-race card laden with state-bred stakes, including the $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic. As usual, several of the nation’s top riders will be present at Gulfstream Park, so be sure to study these races carefully for…

Gulfstream Park selections and jockey analysis, 12/17/16

A trio of Grade III stakes highlight Gulfstream Park’s Saturday card; the Sugar Swirl, the Rampart, and the Harlan’s Holiday. As usual, many of the nation’s top riders will be present as Gulfstream’s championship meet rolls on. Be sure to study these races carefully if you’re taking part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #1…