The $200,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (G2) will be run on Saturday as the 4th race at Los Alamitos.
The race for 2-year-olds will be run at one mile on the main track and is part of the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby series.
The $250,000 Champagne S. (G1) will be run Saturday for the 149th time as race 4 at Belmont Park and is part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.
The $400,000 Breeders’ Futurity (G1) will be run Saturday as race 9 at Keeneland. The 1 1/16-mile race for 2-year-olds will be run on the main track and is part of the Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series.
The 1 1/16-mile race for 2-year-olds will be run on the main track and is part of the Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series.
The $200,000 Iroquois (G3) will be run Saturday at Churchill Downs (Race 10) as part of a spectacular Kentucky Derby (G1) undercard.
With the Kentucky Derby running the first Saturday of September, contenders have been given four more months of physical and mental development.
The $500,000 Alabama S. (G1) will be run Saturday at Saratoga. The 1 1/4-mile dirt race is part of the 2020 Road to the Kentucky Oaks series.
The 1 1/8-mile race is for 3-year-olds and is part of the 2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby series with 50-20-10-5 points going to the top four finishers.
The 1 1/4-mile “Midsummer’s Derby” is for 3-year-olds and was able to attract a field of eight despite the presence of heavy favorite Tiz the Law.
The $100,000 Shared Belief S. will be run Saturday as race 2 at Del Mar. This is as strong a listed race for 3-year-olds that has been run in years as it has quality and depth.
America’s 2-year-old program has changed over the years. Young horses are rarely pushed early and like their elders, they race infrequently. A good example is the historic Saratoga race meet. When it…