Weekend Lineup

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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Miss Temple City (Temple City) wins the Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) at Keeneland on 10.08.2016.
Weekend Lineup: Be Seeing You, Del Mar

Like the Bing Crosby song says, “I’ll be seeing you in all the old familiar places.” This weekend closes out the fall Bing Crosby meeting at Del Mar, highlighted by a pair of Grade 1 stakes. A trio of East coast invaders trained by Chad Brown will line up against a full field in Saturday’s […]

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Gritty Gun Runner will face his elders Friday in the Clark Handicap
Weekend Lineup: Clark Handicap, Cigar Mile Highlight Holiday Weekend

This Thanksgiving weekend’s graded stakes racing is highlighted by a pair of Grade 1 events: the Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs on Friday, and the Cigar Mile at Aqueduct on Saturday. Kicking things off on Friday afternoon is the rescheduled G2 Kennedy Road Stakes (4:46 p.m. EST) at Woodbine, canceled due to weather last Sunday. […]

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Gunnevera, winner of the Saratoga Special in August, has been installed as the 5-2 favorite in the Jackpot
Weekend Lineup Presented By Pegasus World Cup: Delta Downs Jackpot

Highlighting the racing across North America this weekend in Saturday’s $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, the latest stop on the Kentucky Derby Trail for 2-year-old hopefuls. Laurel Park has also compiled a very good card on Saturday, headlined by the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash. A total of seven stakes races line the card […]

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Governor Malibu training prior to the 2016 Belmont Stakes
Weekend Lineup Presented By Pegasus World Cup: Sophomore Spotlight

This weekend’s graded stakes action is highlighted by a pair of races restricted to sophomores, one in New York and one in Kentucky. It is also the opening weekend of Del Mar’s Bing Crosby season, and the talented filly Enola Gray will take on a field of five other California-breds in Sunday’s listed Betty Grable […]

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Weekend Lineup Presented By Pegasus World Cup: World Championships

It’s finally here, the weekend we’ve all been waiting for since the moment it ended at Keeneland last fall. The Paulick Report staffers are here live at Santa Anita, and we will be bringing you the latest up-to-date information and recaps of all the major races as they happen here at the Great Race Place. […]

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