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Weekend Lineup Presented By Hialeah Park NHC Qualifier: Dual Derby Preps

The first full weekend of live racing action in 2023 features a pair of Kentucky Derby prep races – the Jerome Stakes from Aqueduct on Saturday and the Sham Stakes from Santa Anita on Sunday. Both races offer 10-4-3-2-1 qualifying points towards the Kentucky Derby to the top five finishers. Saturday’s $150,000 Jerome Stakes has […]

Weekend Lineup: Gulfstream Swings Into Championship Meet With Pegasus Preps

The Gulfstream Park Championship Meet goes into full swing this weekend, with five graded stakes on Saturday’s 11-race New Year’s Eve program at the South Florida track. Several horses with designs on the Jan. 28 Pegasus World Cup day program will be competing. Saturday’s Gulfstream Park card gets under way at 12:10 p.m. ET. Out […]

Weekend Lineup: Malibu On Santa Anita’s Opening Day Could Decide 3-Year-Old Title

While much of the country is suffering through extreme cold and winter storms, officials at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., are preparing for their traditional day-after-Christmas opening on Monday, Dec. 26. Temperatures are expected in the upper 70s and there is no rain in the forecast for Monday, though a storm is expected to […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar: Grade 1 Trio From Coast To Coast

A trio of Grade 1 races highlight this weekend’s action across the United States, two at Del Mar and one at Aqueduct. The G1 Cigar Mile is Saturday’s feature at Aqueduct, and brings together grizzled veteran Mind Control against rising sophomores Zandon and White Abarrio. On the same card are also a pair of prep […]

Weekend Lineup: Plentiful Menu Of Graded Stakes For Holiday Weekend

Led by the Grade 1 Clark that features the return to Churchill Downs of G1 Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend offers 18 graded stakes throughout North America, with a little something for everyone. The action begins on Thanksgiving Day, with Churchill Downs offering a pair of graded stakes and Del Mar […]

Weekend Lineup: It’s Getting Cold Out There

This weekend marks the opening of the winter meet at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans, La., celebrated with six restricted stakes races as a preview for next month’s Louisiana Champions day. Three stakes for state-bred fillies will be held on Friday, and three for males on Saturday. Del Mar’s Bing Crosby meet offers up […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By TVG: Future And Present Stars Take Center Stage At Keeneland

So many intriguing questions as the horses prepare to take to the racetrack at Keeneland for the 39th annual Breeders’ Cup world championships. All Breeders’ Cup races will be televised on FanDuel TV (formerly TVG), with the USA Network picking up some of the action on Friday and Saturday afternoon and Saturday’s $6-million Classic broadcast […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Maryland Million Day

There are no Grade 1 races this weekend, and that’s no surprise as we are just a fortnight out from the two-day Breeders’ Cup extravaganza at Keeneland racecourse in Lexington, Ky., on Nov. 4-5. Not every Thoroughbred can qualify for one of the Breeders’ Cup championship races, and that’s why there are Grade 2 and […]

Weekend Lineup: Overlapping Turf Stakes For 3-Year-Old Fillies

In their infinite wisdom, race schedulers in New York and Kentucky carded identical conditions for graded stakes on Saturday, with Keeneland’s Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup and Aqueduct’s Grade 2 Sands Point both restricted to 3-year-old fillies going 1 1/8 miles. Crazy, isn’t it? Here we are in the final 10 weeks of […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Fall Stars Weekend

There are 14 “Win and You’re In” races for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships across North America this weekend, with three scheduled for Friday, seven on Saturday, and four on Sunday. In addition, there are a total of nine Grade 1 races, nine Grade 2 races, and seven Grade 3 races over the three-day period […]