Erupt aims to defend Canadian International title

Woodbine plays host to the Grade I, $800,000 Canadian International this Sunday. A field of 10 has assembled for this 1 1/2-mile turf test, which goes as the 10th of 12 races. Post time is scheduled for 6:10 p.m. EST. As always, be sure to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! #9 ERUPT…

Weekly jockey review, 9/20/17; Churchill regulars on top early

The transitional September season in thoroughbred racing continues as Churchill Downs opens for a quick 11-day meet. Los Alamitos is set to wrap up this week, while Belmont remains in full swing. See which riders are excelling at their respective meets at the moment here. And don’t forget to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game…

World Approval looks the part in Woodbine Mile

The Grade I, $800,000 Woodbine Mile is the centerpiece on a terrific 13-race card at Woodbine this Saturday. Twelve titans of the turf have signed on to do battle in this one, several hailing from across the pond. The Woodbine Mile will be Race 12, with an approximate post time of 6:34 p.m. EST. Several…

Sky’s the limit for Fifty Five in Sands Point

The Grade II, $400,000 Sands Point Stakes is the feature race at Belmont this Saturday. A field of 10 (with one MTO) three-year-old fillies has assembled for this 1 1/8th-mile grass test. Post time for the Sands Point, the ninth of 10 races on the day, is 5:45 p.m. EST. As always, be sure to…

Dacita, Sea Calisi stand out in New York Stakes

The Grade II, $500,000 New York Stakes is the Friday feature at Belmont Park on the eve of the Belmont Stakes. Nine older fillies and mares will compete in the program’s ninth of the day at approximately 5:14 p.m. EST. They’ll go 1 1/4-miles on Belmont’s inner turf course. Some of the game’s preeminent grass…

Red Smith, Discovery headline Saturday card at Aqueduct

A twin-bill of graded stakes highlights the Saturday action at New York’s Aqueduct Racetrack. Older turfers will go 1 3/8 miles in the Grade III Red Smith Handicap in Race 7, while three-year-olds occupy the traditional feature slot, Race 8 of 9, in the Grade III Discovery Stakes at 1 1/8 miles on the main…

Euro runners top Canadian International

The Grade I Pattison Canadian International Stakes is the feature race at Woodbine on Sunday afternoon. A field of nine will vie for a $1 million purse going 1 1/2-miles on turf. It appears the European shippers have the edge in this race, but we’ll take a closer look and see if a North American…

Tepin eyes eighth straight win in Woodbine Mile

The Grade I Woodbine Mile highlights the Saturday card at Woodbine in Toronto, Canada. The magnificent mare TEPIN will draw most of the attention, but she’ll have to fend off seven classy male competitors, including British shipper MUTAKAYYEF. Post time for the Woodbine Mile, the 12th race on the program, is estimated at 6:39 p.m….