Weekend Lineup

Weekend Lineup: Matt Winn Headlines Stacked Churchill Card

Throughout the year, the NTRA will provide a guide to the best stakes races in North America and beyond. Races are listed in chronological order (all times Eastern).  The quality and quantity of racing across the country continues to pick up as more tracks begin to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. Full fields have been […]

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Weekend Lineup: No Derby, But Plenty Of Action At Oaklawn

Throughout the year, the NTRA will provide a guide to the best stakes races in North America and beyond. Races are listed in chronological order (all times Eastern). Full previews when available can be found through the link for each race. There may be no Kentucky Oaks or Kentucky Derby this weekend, but there is […]

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Weekend Lineup: Apple Blossom, Count Fleet Draw Star-Studded Fields

A handful of tracks continue to try and navigate the coronavirus pandemic by holding cards without spectators and only allowing essential personnel on the ground, including Oaklawn Park, which hosts the Grade 1 Apple Blossom Handicap this Saturday. TVG will partner with NBC Sports to bring live horse racing into the homes of fans across […]

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Weekend Lineup: A Blockbuster Florida Derby Card

A number of tracks continue to try and navigate the coronavirus pandemic by holding cards without spectators and only allowing essential personnel on the ground, including Gulfstream Park, which hosts the Grade 1 Florida Derby this Saturday. The Florida Derby is the headline event of a 14-race program that includes 10 stakes, six graded, worth […]

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Weekend Lineup: The Show Must Go On

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has forced cancellations or postponements of virtually every major sport, tracks around the globe have announced that race cards will be held without spectators. Tracks in California, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, and Texas all announced racing would be held without patrons and Meydan Racecourse announced plans for […]

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Weekend Lineup: Trio Of Derby Preps Put Points On The Line

Aqueduct, Santa Anita Park, and Tampa Bay Downs all have Kentucky Derby prep races as part of their respective stakes lineups this Saturday with the Gotham Stakes, San Felipe, and Tampa Bay Derby each offering 50 qualifying points to the winner. In addition to the San Felipe, Santa Anita Park also has the Grade 1 […]

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Weekend Lineup: Fountain Of Youth Tops Gulfstream’s Stakes Bonanza

Gulfstream Park has the graded stakes market corned in North America on Saturday as the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth will headline a program with 10 stakes, nine graded, worth $1.95 million. Dennis’ Moment, the beaten favorite in last November’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, is set to make his seasonal bow in the 1 1/16-miles test, […]

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Weekend Lineup: Calm Before The Storm

This weekend is a rare quiet one at this point in the calendar with only a couple of graded stakes slated in the World of Trouble Sprint at Gulfstream Park and the Buena Vista Stakes at Santa Anita Park. There will be no such pause next weekend as the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes […]

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Weekend Lineup: Risen Star Times Two

Good times are set to roll at Fair Grounds this weekend as its “Louisiana Derby Preview Day” will feature two divisions of the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes and the seasonal debut of champion British Idiom in the Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra. The first races designated as part of the “Championship Series” portion of the […]

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