Stallwalkin’ Dude seeks another stakes score in Fall Highweight

Aqueduct’s traditional Thanksgiving feature, the Grade III, $200,000 Fall Highweight Handicap, takes place for the 104th time this Thursday. Nine sprinters will pack on the extra pounds as they take to the main track for this six furlong sprint. Post time for the Fall Highweight, the eighth of nine scheduled races, is 3:20 p.m. EST….

Wide-open clash in Belmont’s Turf Classic

The Grade I Joe Hirsch Turf Classic headlines the action at Belmont Park this Saturday. A field of 10 with Breeders’ Cup Turf aspirations has assembled for this 1 1/2-mile contest. The Joe Hirsch goes as the 10th and final race of the day at Belmont; estimated post time is 5:45 p.m. EST. Be sure…

X Y Jet looks to rebound in DeFrancis Dash

Laurel Park is the site for the Grade III, $250,000 DeFrancis Dash, a six-furlong event on the main track. A field of nine goes postward for the ninth race of the day at approximately 3:35 p.m. EST. Be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #8 X Y JET is the 9-5…

Economic Model is the ‘Bold’ pick at Belmont

The Grade III, $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap is the feature race at Belmont this Saturday, and it drew a stacked field of 13. They’ll go seven furlongs on the main track when the latch is sprung around 5:19 p.m. EST. The Bold Ruler is scheduled as the ninth race on the program. Don’t forget to…

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…