Weekly jockey review, 6/13/18; Smith completes rare Triple Crown atop Justify

The Belmont Stakes and its accompanying action at Belmont Park will encompass most of this week’s jockey review. However, Churchill and Santa Anita will also be discussed. Don’t forget to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Mike Smith masterfully guided Justify to victory in gate-to-wire style in the Belmont Stakes to complete…

Roy H, Ransom the Moon rematch headlines Santa Anita Sprint Championship

Santa Anita Park plays host to the Grade I, $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship this Saturday. The six-furlong dirt sprint drew a field of six with Breeders’ Cup aspirations. Going as Race 6 on a 10-race program, post time for the race is approximately 6:02 p.m. EST. Study the entire Santa Anita card carefully if…

Jockey Spotlight: Manny Franco

Manny Franco has been one of the better jockeys on the NYRA circuit since 2013, and is just beginning to establish himself as a top-quality stakes rider. Franco had a productive year as an apprentice in 2013. He got his career started at Aqueduct then moved to Monmouth Park for the summer, where he was…

Multiple graded stakes highlight Belmont Stakes eve card

Belmont Park, which hosts the Belmont Stakes this Saturday, has put together a very interesting and lucrative Friday card. I’ll preview the last three stakes races on the program, worth in excess of $1 million in purse money. Be sure to get your bets down whether you’re at the track, at home or at work,…