Pletcher pair are prime contenders in Black-Eyed Susan

The Grade II, $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes is the feature on Friday’s loaded 14-race card at historic Pimlico Racecourse. The 1 1/8-mile dirt event pits 11 three-year-old fillies against each other, many of whom seek their first graded score. The traditional Preakness eve fixture, the Black-Eyed Susan is headlined by 2017 Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Todd…

Weekly jockey review, 3/1/17; Ortiz brothers boss competition

Let’s go over some noteworthy jockey performances from last week. As always, be sure to put this information to use in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Irad Ortiz Jr. showed why he’s the current meet leader and one of the best in the country this week. He opened the racing week on Friday with…

Yorkiepoo Princess the one to beat in the Busher

Kentucky Oaks-minded fillies will be in the spotlight at Aqueduct this Saturday, as the $150k Busher Stakes is the feature. The 1 1/16th-mile event, worth 50 points toward the Kentucky Oaks to the winner down to five points for fourth, drew a field of 10. Post time for the Busher, the eighth race of the…