The $100,000 Astra (G3) at 1 1/2 miles on the turf headlines the action, and the late Pick 4, at Santa Anita on Sunday.
Six stakes races are on tap during opening day at Santa Anita on Saturday. Taking down the early Pick 3, prior to the big events, is a great way to get things started.
Closing day at Indiana Grand is Thursday and with it comes a mandatory payout of the 20-cent Pick 6. The carryover pool is currently in excess of $140,000 for the challenging sequence
A pair of maiden dashes for 2-year-olds bookend a challenging late Pick-4 sequence at Churchill Downs on Thursday.
An interesting three-race sequence will take place at Churchill Downs on Wednesday beginning in Race 6. Here is my analysis of an affordable Pick 3 play:
An excellent 10-race card will be hosted by Ellis Park on Sunday. The $200,000 Ellis Park Derby is one of four stakes events on the slate, with each helping comprise the late Pick 5.
Racing returns to Churchill Downs on Saturday with an 11-race card highlighted by classy horses and large, competitive fields. If you’re looking for longshots on this exciting day, we’ve got a couple…