Saturday, January 29 at Gulfstream Park is one of the biggest races of the year: the Pegasus World Cup (G1)! This $3 million race, covering a mile and an eighth on the Gulfstream dirt track, drew a field of nine handicap horses. The eyes of the racing world will be on Gulfstream on Saturday, and you can bet it from the comfort of your own home here in Canada!
$100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes Draws Field of Seven
Kentuckian headlines the field at morning line odds of 5-2 for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. A well-bred son of Tiznow, he broke his maiden in his career debut and was third […]
Kentuckian headlines the field at morning line odds of 5-2 for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. A well-bred son of Tiznow, he broke his maiden in his career debut and was third in the San Pedro Stakes in his subsequent start as the heavy favorite. He has had a bullet workout since that last race and is scheduled to break from the outside post under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith as he goes for his first graded stakes victory.
Yiannis trying to stay unbeaten
Second choice at 3-1 on the morning line is Yiannis for trainer John Sadler. A bay son of Midshipman, he is undefeated from two starts. After breaking his maiden in his first start, he won the San Pedro Stakes in a front-running effort and pulled off the minor upset. Kentucky Derby winning jockey Victor Espinoza will be back in the irons and they will break from the inside post as he makes the step up to graded stakes competition.
The Man getting a class test
Also in the field at morning line odds of 4-1 is The Man for trainer Bob Baffert. A dark bay son of Ecclesiastic, he is making his stakes debut after breaking his maiden in his fourth career start. He has been on the board in three of his four outings and delivered last time out as the heavy favorite over five rivals. Martin Garcia will be aboard and they will break from post position two as he goes for his second straight win.
The Kentucky Derby trail makes its way to Oklahoma on Friday, December 17 for the Remington Springboard Mile! The race drew a field of nine up-and-coming two-year-olds to go a mile on the main track. The prizes are rich: a $400,000 purse, as well as Road to the Kentucky Derby points (10-4-2-1) for the first four horses across the wire.
The Los Alamitos Futurity (G2), California’s most important Kentucky Derby Prep in December, is coming up on Saturday, December 11! The race features the most promising two-year-olds in California, set to go a mile and a sixteenth over the dirt at Los Alamitos Racecourse. The race offers a purse of $300,000, as well as Road to the Kentucky Derby points, apportioned 10-4-2-1 to the top four finishers.