Weekend Lineup

Weekend Lineup: 50 Points On The Line In Risen Star

A 50-point race leading up to the 2018 Kentucky Derby highlight this weekend’s graded stakes action. Saturday features the G2 Risen Star at the Fair Grounds, led by Lecomte winner Instilled Regard, and Monday’s card at Oaklawn offers 10 points in the G3 Southwest Stakes. Instilled Regard will face the well-regarded Todd Pletcher trainee Noble […]

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Weekend Lineup: 12 Weeks And Counting

It’s hard to believe there are only 12 weeks until the Kentucky Derby. Future wagering on the Run for the Roses will be held this weekend, but there are still plenty of opportunities for aspiring candidates to earn their spots in the starting gate. This weekend features the G3 Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa […]

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Weekend Lineup: Trio Of Triple Crown Preps

This weekend’s graded stakes action features a trio of Kentucky Derby preps across the country, as well as a bevy of stakes at Gulfstream and Santa Anita Park. Saturday’s G3 Withers at Aqueduct offers 10 points toward the Run for the Roses, and features an interesting matchup between Avery Island and Firenze Fire over 1 […]

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Weekend Lineup: Pegasus World Cup

The unquestionable highlight of this weekend’s racing is the $16 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Saturday evening. It will be broadcast on NBC, and features 2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner against a field of 11 others. Some of his biggest rivals include Sharp Azteca, West Coast, Collected, and even Stellar […]

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Weekend Lineup: Sunshine Millions

This weekend’s racing action is highlighted by the Sunshine Millions series at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. The Sunshine Millions Classic features Mr. Jordan, winner of the Classic preview and most recently second in the Harlan’s Holiday Stakes, against a field of five other Florida-breds over nine furlongs on the main track. On Saturday at Oaklawn […]

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Weekend Lineup: Derby Preps In New Orleans, Hot Springs, New York?

As severe winter weather once again batters the eastern half of the United States, it is up in the air as to whether Aqueduct will have to reschedule the Jerome Stakes for a second time. Originally set for Jan. 1, the listed Jerome Stakes was re-drawn for Saturday, Jan. 13. The track had to cancel […]

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Weekend Lineup: Flying South

With a winter freeze taking over most of the northeast this weekend, horseplayers will focus their attention on racing in those warm, sunshine-filled climates of Florida and Southern California. Saturday’s card at Gulfstream Park features five listed stakes races, three with $100,000 purses and two for $75,000. Tampa Bay Downs will offer a 10-race card […]

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Weekend Lineup Presented By DRF Bets: Ringing In The New Year

Helping to ring in the New Year this weekend are a number of listed stakes races across the country, including the now downgraded Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct on Monday. The race still offers points toward the 2018 Kentucky Derby, however, with 10 up for grabs to the winner. On Saturday, Santa Anita features a trio […]

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Weekend Lineup Presented By DRF Bets: Big Opening Day At Santa Anita

With the upcoming holiday, Thoroughbred racing is understandably light this weekend. On Tuesday, however, a stellar stakes card at Santa Anita Park will kick off the winter meet with a bang in Southern California. Saturday’s highlight is the return of X Y Jet in the G3 Mr. Prospector at Gulfstream. Second in the Group 1 […]

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Weekend Lineup Presented By DRF Bets: Pegasus Prep?

A quintuplet of graded stakes at Gulfstream on Saturday are the highlight of this weekend’s Thoroughbred racing action. The 1 1/16th mile Harlan’s Holiday Stakes (G3) features Marathon victor Destin, seeking an entrance to the $16 million Pegasus World Cup in January. Trainer Todd Pletcher said that a good performance could put the Giant’s Causeway […]

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