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Weekend Lineup Presented By Sky Racing World: Santa Anita Opens, Heavy Rain Forces New York Schedule Change

The big news for the upcoming weekend is torrential rainfall in the Northeast, which is causing widespread flooding in the New York metropolitan area. In response, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) cancelled Friday’s card at Aqueduct, and has moved Saturday’s 11-race card to Sunday and pushed Sunday’s 10-race program to Wednesday. Saturday’s card, […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Sky Racing World: 3-Year-Olds Storm Into Pennsylvania

There may be up to half an inch of rain expected on Saturday at Parx Racing in Bensalem, Penn., but the track’s biggest card of the year awaits with $1 million purses on the line for 3-year-olds of both genders. The Pennsylvania Derby drew a field of 11 led by Bob Baffert-trained Reincarnate, while the […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Sky Racing World: Woodbine Turf Champions Day, 2-Year-Olds Step Out At Churchill

A trio of automatic Breeders’ Cup berths are on the line as compelling editions of the Woodbine Mile (G1T), Summer Stakes (G1T), and Natalma Stakes (G1T) headline Saturday’s Turf Champions Day card of racing at Woodbine in Ontario. The six-horse field for the $1 million Woodbine Mile is led by Shirl’s Speight, runner-up in last […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Santa Anita Ship & Win: Summer’s Swansong

Closing weekend from Del Mar’s summer meet and two of the final three days of racing from the rich Kentucky Downs oval are among the upcoming highlights on Saturday and Sunday, with a pair of “Win and You’re In” Breeders’ Cup Challenge races on the docket as well. Both Challenge contests are at Kentucky Downs […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By HIWU: Two Major Classic Preps On Offer

There will be five Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In races scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 2, highlighted by a pair of contests offering automatic starting positions to the $6 million Classic. One Classic prep is offered on each coast: the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Saratoga Race Course in […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By HIWU: Blockbuster Travers Weekend Offers Six Grade 1 Races

The $1.25 million Travers will see the winners of each of the three legs of the Triple Crown and last year’s Champion 2-Year-Old Colt all vie for superiority amongst a wide open 3-year-old male division. A total of seven sophomores have signed on for this year’s edition of the Mid-Summer Derby at Saratoga, which is […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By HIWU: 17 Canadian 3-Year-Olds Take On The King’s Plate

A pair of Grade 1 races for sophomore fillies on Saturday and a Canadian classic on Sunday are the highlights of this weekend’s live racing action across North America. The Alabama features a very strong lineup of ten 3-year-old fillies, including three Grade 1 winners and two additional Grade 1-placed runners, while the Del Mar […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By HIWU: Colonial Downs Hosts Arlington Million

Illinois’ loss was Virginia’s gain. The biggest weekend in Chicago racing is now the biggest weekend ever in Virginia horse racing history as Colonial Downs in New Kent hosts its first-ever Grade 1 races, the Arlington Million and Beverly D. Stakes, along with the Grade 2 Secretariat Stakes, all of them on the Secretariat turf […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By HIWU: Cody’s Wish Stretches Out In Whitney

Cody’s Wish brings a six-race win streak into Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Whitney, the highlight of this weekend’s graded stakes action across North America. He’ll face a field of five rivals as he seeks his first victory at a distance greater than a mile as well as a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic. […]

Weekend Lineup: Juvenile Champ Forte Adds Blinkers In Jim Dandy

This weekend’s live racing action has plenty to offer fans, despite closures across multiple tracks due to high heat index predictions. Woodbine and Laurel have cancelled racing on Friday. Colonial Downs and Ellis Park have cancelled racing on Friday and Saturday. Delaware Park has also cancelled it’s Saturday program. Leading the charge is the return […]