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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: Louisiana Derby

Several tracks continue to try and navigate the coronavirus pandemic by holding cards without spectators and only allowing essential personnel on the grounds. Fair Grounds is among those scheduled to move forward this weekend by hosting its signature Kentucky Derby prep race, the Grade 2, $1 million Louisiana Derby. The Louisiana Derby is one of […]

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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: Juvenile Champ Storm The Court Makes 2020 Debut

This week sees Storm the Court, the 2019 Eclipse Award-winner for champion 2-year-old male, make his seasonal bow against five challengers in Sunday’s San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita Park. Kentucky Derby implications are also at stake in Saturday’s Sam F. Davis at Tampa Bay Downs, the same card that features the 2020 debut of […]

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Weekend Lineup: Derby Prep Trio

The Road to the Kentucky Derby starts to heat up this week with the Grade 3 Withers, Holy Bull, and Robert B. Lewis Stakes all offering qualifying points toward the first leg of the Triple Crown. The Holy Bull is one of five stakes for 3-year-olds on Saturday’s program at Gulfstream Park while the Robert […]

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Weekend Lineup: Pegasus World Cup

The fourth running of the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes Presented by Runhappy headlines a loaded Saturday card at Gulfstream Park featuring six graded stakes. At Sam Houston, the Grade 3 Houston Ladies’ Classic on Sunday features three Grade 1 winners, including 2019 Kentucky Oaks heroine Serengeti Empress making her seasonal bow. The […]

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Weekend Lineup: Sunshine Millions, Derby Points On Offer In Lecomte

Gulfstream Park is hosting the Sunshine Millions Stakes card this Saturday, a series of four stakes races for Florida-breds highlighted by the $200,000 Classic as the second-to-last event on the card. The nine-furlong contest is topped by Sunshine Millions Classic Preview winner Red Crescent, who was fourth last out in the G3 Harlan’s Holiday. A […]

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Weekend Lineup: Sham, Santa Ynez Offering Points Opportunities

Four graded stakes races are on the card this weekend, with one each offering points toward the Kentucky Derby and Oaks, respectively. The G3 Sham at Santa Anita on Saturday features a six-horse field offering 10 Derby points to the winner. The morning-line favorite is Bob Baffert trainee Authentic, with co-second choices of his stablemate […]

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