The $1.25 million Kentucky Oaks highlights a stakes-packed, 13-race program at Churchill Downs on Friday. I’ll start with the big race for fillies and give some thoughts on the undercard. Kentucky Oaks…
Kentucky Derby weekend is a great time to open up the wallet and take a swing or two in hopes of receiving a windfall payoff on a wager. And the Pick 5 might be the perfect play.
A strong field of eight will travel 1 1/16 miles on the Churchill Downs main oval in Friday’s competitive $400,000 Alysheba (G2).
The $500,000 Stephen Foster (G2) will be run Saturday as race 10 at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/8-mile dirt race is for older horses and it drew a solid field of eight.
A fine field of eight will compete in the lucrative $500,000 Stephen Foster (G2) at Churchill Downs on Saturday, the winner will also earn a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1).
A one-turn mile can be very different from a two-turn mile, a key factor to consider when handicapping Saturday’s $100,000 Blame S. at Churchill Downs.
Churchill Downs steps up to the plate in that regard with Stephen Foster Preview Day, featuring five stakes worth a total of $550,000.
Ticket and tips on betting the $600,000 Clark Stakes (G1) at Churchill Downs on Friday.
When it comes to three-year-olds facing their elder counterparts in the Breeders’ Cup, the results have been mostly consistent in recent years.
In a year lacking a standout in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, I admittedly have an interest in several contenders.
Santa Anita will still have plenty of implications with respect to Eclipse Awards for both the three-year-old male and older dirt male categories.
Watch Breeders’ Cup workout videos while reading up on how each Breeders’ Cup contender breezed.