Good Samaritan should spring Whitney upset

The historic Grade I, $1.2 million Whitney Stakes will be renewed for the 91st time at Saratoga this Saturday. The 1 1/8-mile classic drew nine of the best older males in America, led by DIVERSIFY and MIND YOUR BISCUITS. Post time for the Whitney, Race 9 of 11 on the day, is 5:46 p.m. EST….

Weekly jockey review, 8/9/17; Saratoga, Del Mar updates

Racing continues at Saratoga and Del Mar, and there was plenty of movement going on in the jockey standings. Catch up on how your favorite jockeys are doing here, and don’t forget to check out FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Del Mar Apprentice Evin Roman remains atop the leaderboard with another week at Del Mar…

Jockey Spotlight: Miguel Mena

It’s hard to believe, but Miguel Mena’s career was almost derailed by alcohol addiction. Fortunately for the talented Peruvian jockey, he was able to get help and is now thriving at the upper echelon of the sport. “I made mistakes,” Mena said in a 2010 interview with the Post-Star. “But I learned from my mistakes…

Can Lucy N Ethel keep rolling in the Raven Run?

Three-year-old fillies take center stage in the seven-furlong Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland this Saturday. A Grade II event, the Raven Run carries a purse of $250,000. It will go off at approximately 5:30 p.m. EST as the ninth race of the day at the Lexington, KY oval. Don’t forget to check out FanXT’s Daily…

Frosted looks to give Effinex the cold shoulder in the Whitney

The Grade I, $1.25 million Whitney Stakes is the feature race at Saratoga this Saturday, and owing to the presence of FROSTED, just six horses will go postward for the prestigious mile-and-an-eighth event. As Race 10 on the program, the Whitney has an estimated post time of 6:18 p.m. EST. And don’t forget about FanXT’s…