Weekend Lineup

Will Uncontested continue his local dominance in Monday's G3 Southwest Stakes?
Weekend Lineup: ‘Winter’ Carnival, Oaklawn Highlight 3-Day Holiday

Monday is Presidents’ Day, and as such, many people will be enjoying a three-day weekend due to the national holiday. Highlights of the weekend’s racing include the Monday card at Oaklawn Park, which features the G3 Southwest Stakes, offering 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby to the winner. Also, at Laurel Park, […]

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McCraken (Ghostzapper) wins the Kentucky Jockey Club Gold Cup at Churchill Downs
Weekend Lineup: Strong Sam F. Davis Field Vies For Derby Points

The journey to the first Saturday in May continues this weekend, with points on offer in Tampa Bay Downs’ Sam F. Davis Stakes. Solid 2-year-old contender McCraken will attempt to retain his form in his 2017 debut, while a field of eight others have will try to dethrone him. Kicking off the graded stakes action […]

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Classic Empire holds off the late rush of Not This Time in the BC Juvenile
Weekend Lineup: Back On The Triple Crown Trail

Following the exciting weekend of the world’s richest horse race, the action refuses to slow down as we head into another weekend chock-full of graded stakes action. Across the country on Saturday there are three prep races for the Kentucky Derby this weekend, each offering 10 points to the winner. Kicking off the action is […]

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Pegasus field: Who might upset the two highest rated racehorses in the world?
Weekend Lineup: The World’s Richest Horse Race

Saturday’s racing action will bring the eyes of the entire racing world onto Gulfstream Park, as the world’s richest horse race takes flight. The inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup features the rematch of titans California Chrome and Arrogate, though there are other runners with a chance to upset the 12-horse field. […]

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Eclipse Award
Weekend Lineup: Eclipse Awards

The whole of horse racing will celebrate the 2016 Eclipse Award winners Saturday evening at Gulfstream Park, but up first in south Florida is the Sunshine Millions series of stakes races for Florida-breds. The weekend’s stakes action also includes a pair of points races for the first weekend in May:the Silverbulletday offering points toward the […]

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Racing at Oaklawn Park
Weekend Lineup: Oaklawn Opening Kicks Off Holiday Weekend

A particularly exciting event in the state of Arkansas every year, the well-attended meeting at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs is scheduled to begin on Friday. The race toward the Kentucky Derby continues as well, with Oaklawn’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes offering 10 points to the winner on the holiday Monday. Kicking things off on […]

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Weekend Lineup: New Year, New Derby Contenders

Happy New Year, readers! This weekend features another 10-point prep race for the 2017 Kentucky Derby, the Grade 3 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park on Saturday afternoon. The road to the Kentucky Oaks continues as well, with the G2 Santa Ynez on Sunday at Santa Anita. Kicking off the graded stakes action is the […]

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Santa's gift to racing fans comes one day after Christmas at Santa Anita
Weekend Lineup: Happy Holidays

Happy holidays to you and yours from everyone at the Paulick Report! There will be no graded stakes action over the holiday weekend until Monday, Dec. 26, which features four stakes at Santa Anita Park. Keep in mind that Laurel Park has organized a special nine-race holiday card on Dec. 24, making it the only […]

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California Chrome
Weekend Lineup: ‘Chrome’ On Display, Harlan’s Holiday An Audition For Pegasus

A pair of possible preview races for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup are on display this weekend. North America’s highest-earning racehorse California Chrome will race in the Winter Challenge at Los Alamitos, and several possible contenders will make their auditions in Gulfstream’s G3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes. Kicking off the graded stakes action on Saturday […]

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Mastery wins the Bob Hope Stakes
Weekend Lineup: Juveniles Take Center Stage At Los Al

A pair of Grade 1 races for juvenile Thoroughbreds take top billing this weekend at Los Alamitos, each offering 10 points to the winner on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks. Up first, the talented Bob Baffert trainee Mastery has scared off all but four other competitors in the G1 CashCall […]

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