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Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Six Stakes Saturday Beneath The Twin Spires

This weekend’s stakes action is highlighted by the “Stephen Foster Preview Day” at Churchill Downs, which offers six stakes worth $200,000 apiece on Saturday’s card. Though only two of the stakes are graded, the listed races have drawn Grade 1 winners like Pauline’s Pearl (Shawnee Stakes) and Americanrevolution (Blame Stakes) for what ought to be […]

Weekend Lineup Presented by BetMakers: Holiday Weekend Signals Summer (Almost) Here

Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21 but the Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to horse racing’s most popular season. This weekend’s graded stakes action gets under way on Saturday at Belmont Park with the Grade 3 Soaring Softly Stakes and winds up on Monday with a trio of Grade 1 races at […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Preakness The Epicenter Of Attention

Even if the connections of Grade 1 Kentucky Derby 80-1 longshot winner Rich Strike hadn’t opted out of Saturday’s 147th running of the G1 Preakness Stakes, Derby runner-up Epicenter was destined to be favored in the Triple Crown’s middle jewel, to be run over 1 3/16 miles at what is expected to be a steamy […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Betmakers: A Big Day At Belmont Park

Belmont Park has five graded stakes carded on Saturday’s program, including the Grade 1 Man o’ War Stakes featuring the return from Europe of last year’s winner of the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Turf and Eclipse Award turf male champion Yibir. The Godolphin homebred 4-year-old colt by Dubawi, installed as the even-money morning line favorite […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Raindrops On Roses?

These are NOT a few of my favorite things: rain on Kentucky Oaks and/or Kentucky Derby days. Alas, it is springtime in the bluegrass, so all bets are off as far as the weather is concerned. At least it’s not supposed to snow? Despite the wet forecast, Friday’s Kentucky Oaks looks to be a blockbuster […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By BetMakers: Spotlight On Santa Anita

As the horse racing world prepares to descend upon Churchill Downs for next week’s Kentucky Derby, this weekend’s horse racing action focuses on Santa Anita Park. There will be four graded stakes on Saturday’s card, headlined by the return of Big ‘Cap winner Express Train in the Grade 2 Californian. Keeneland’s closing day is on […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Del Mar Ship & Win: Two Champions Face Off At Oaklawn

A pair of Eclipse Award winners will face off in Saturday’s Grade 1 Apple Blossom Handicap at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., with $1 million on the line for the 1 1/16-mile contest. Letruska, the Eclipse Award 2021 Champion Older Dirt Female, will be making her second start of 2022 after the G3 Royal […]

Weekend Lineup: Keeneland Turf Takes Center Stage

A pair of Grade 1 races on the Keeneland turf course highlight this weekend’s graded stakes action in North America, with the boys running Friday in the Maker’s Mark Mile and fillies and mares running Saturday in the Jenny Wiley. Also on Saturday at Keeneland is the Road to the Kentucky Derby points race, the […]

Weekend Lineup Sponsored By Sky Racing: Coast-To-Coast 100-Point Derby Preps

A trio of prep races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby highlight this weekend’s racing action in North America, from Aqueduct to Santa Anita and in-between, on opening weekend at Keeneland. A total of 26 3-year-olds will be attempting to earn enough points to make it into the starting gate on the first Saturday […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Sky Sports: Filly Secret Oath Stars In Derby Prep Race

A trio of 100-point prep races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby highlight this weekend’s North American racing action, with connections of talented 3-year-olds anxiously awaiting the starting bells at Oaklawn, Gulfstream, and Turfway Park. All eyes in the racing world will be on the filly, Secret Oath, as she takes on her male […]