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Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Foster Preview Day, Deep Turf Fields

Five Grade 2 races highlight the stateside racing action this weekend, three of which will be run on the turf. Kicking things off on Friday is the G2 Penn Mile, with the third meeting between sophomore turf stars Major Dude and Candidate likely to produce a thrilling finish in Pennsylvania. Famed race announcer Larry Collmus, […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Mage Will Face Six In Preakness

Mage will be the only Kentucky Derby runner to contest the second jewel of the 2023 Triple Crown. Following the scratch of second choice First Mission on Friday morning, the favorite faces a small field of six new shooters in the 1 3/16-mile Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico. Of those six, the top betting […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Heating Up In The Northeast

The racing action this weekend in the northeast U.S. and Canada will be heating up as New York’s Belmont Park presents a trio of graded stakes on Saturday, led by the Grade 1 Man o’ War Stakes for older turf marathoners. One of the other stakes on the card is the Grade 3 Peter Pan […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Final Countdown

As the 3-year-olds make their final preparations for next weekend’s Run for the Roses, there are five graded stakes races on offer this weekend across the United States. Keeneland’s meet closes out on Friday with the Grade 3 Bewitch the highlight, while Churchill’s meet opens Saturday with the listed Roxelana. The West Coast features all […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Tough Group Meets Up In Oaklawn Handicap

Despite winning both local prep races for the Oaklawn Handicap, D. Wayne Lukas trainee is just fourth choice on the morning line for Saturday’s Grade 2, $1 million contest in Hot Springs, Ark. He’ll face four other millionaires in the 1 1/8-mile test, including program favorite Charge It who adds blinkers for Todd Pletcher. There […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Keeneland Rolls Out Grade 1 Green Carpet

While Keeneland’s opening weekend featured major prep races for the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby, week two at the Lexington, Ky., track’s spring meet rolls out the  green carpet for a pair of Grade 1 grass stakes for older runners – Friday’s main event, the Maker’s Mark Mile attracted eight colts and geldings, while Saturday […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Sky Racing World: Keeneland Opens, Trio Of 100-Point Derby Preps

One month remains until Kentucky Derby Week at Churchill Downs and there are only four remaining opportunities for horses to qualify for the $3 million Kentucky Derby. Three of those races will be run Saturday: the $1 million Blue Grass (G1), the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (G1); and the $750,000 Wood Memorial (G2). All three […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Sky Racing World: Champion Forte Leads Florida Derby, Reincarnate Favored In Arkansas Prep

Eclipse Award winner Forte will try to cement his status as the Kentucky Derby favorite as he faces eleven rivals in Saturday’s $1 million Florida Derby (G1), while former Bob Baffert trainee Reincarnate has been installed as the slight morning-line favorite in the $1.25 million Arkansas Derby (G1). The Grade 1 contests each offer points […]