Bal Harbour seeks third straight stakes score in Mucho Macho Man

The $100,000 Mucho Macho Man Stakes is the featured race at Gulfstream Park this Saturday. Though it doesn’t carry any points toward the Kentucky Derby, the one-mile dirt stake is still an important stepping stone toward the first Saturday in May. A field of eight three-year-old colts will line up at the starting gate at…

Ageless Page McKenney holds value in Harlan’s Holiday

The Grade III, $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes anchors Saturday’s stakes-laden card at Gulfstream Park. An accomplished field of nine will race over the tricky 1 1/16th-mile dirt configuration at approximately 4:06 p.m. EST. The Harlan’s Holiday is the ninth of a scheduled 11 races at Gulfstream. As always, feel free to check out FanXT’s Daily…

Raven Run selections, jockey analysis

The Grade II, $250,000 Raven Run Stakes is the feature event at Keeneland this Saturday. The seven-furlong dirt sprint drew an evenly-matched field of 11 three-year-old fillies. Going as Race 9 on a 10-race program, post time for the Raven Run is set for 5:30 p.m. EST. As always, be sure to take part in…

Key Keen Ice in Jockey Club Gold Cup

The historic Grade I, $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup will be renewed this Saturday at Belmont Park. The 1 1/4-mile dirt test drew a field of seven looking to boost their Breeders’ Cup Classic credentials. Post time for the Jockey Club Gold Cup is approximately 5:23 p.m. EST; it’s the 10th of 11 races. In…

West Coast seeks another east coast win in Pennsylvania Derby

The Grade I, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby is this Saturday’s feature race at Parx. Travers winner WEST COAST leads a cast of 10 three-year-old colts who will head postward at approximately 5:45 p.m. EST. The Pennsylvania Derby is the 11th race on a 13-race program that also features the Grade I, $1 million Cotillion. Several…

Mojovation has upper hand in Hopeful

Eight two-year-old colts will line up on Labor Day for the Grade I Hopeful Stakes; Saratoga’s traditional closing feature. They’ll be asked to go seven furlongs on the main oval in pursuit of a $350,000 purse. The Hopeful is Race 9 on a 10-race program; post time is 5:05 p.m. EST. Don’t forget to play…

Gun Runner should run away with Woodward

The Grade I, $750,000 Woodward Stakes is the headliner for this year’s final Saturday card at Saratoga. Breeders’ Cup Classic contender GUN RUNNER is matched up against just four others for this 1 1/8-mile test. Post time for the Woodward, the 11th of 12 races on the program, is 6:46 p.m. EST. Be sure to…

Gritty Gunnevera can upset the Travers

A stacked field of 12 has assembled for the 148th running of the Grade I, $1.25 million Travers Stakes this Saturday at Saratoga. The 1 1/4-mile event is as wide-open as any rendition in recent memory and has attracted three-year-old colts from all across the country. Going as Race 11 on a stakes-laden 13-race card,…

Keen Ice set for another Saratoga upset in the Whitney

The Grade I, $1.2 million Whitney Stakes takes center stage at Saratoga this Saturday. A field of seven will go at it over 1 1/8-miles on the main oval. GUN RUNNER leads the way at 4-5, though circumstances would indicate that this Whitney is a much more wide-open affair. It goes as Race 9 on…