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!
$250,000 John C. Mabee Stakes Draws Field of Nine
Fanticola has been tabbed as the morning line favorite at odds of 5-2 for trainer Philip D’Amato. A five-year-old daughter of Silent Name, she has been on the board in […]
Fanticola has been tabbed as the morning line favorite at odds of 5-2 for trainer Philip D’Amato. A five-year-old daughter of Silent Name, she has been on the board in sixteen of her seventeen starts and is a five-time winner. She earned the first graded stakes win of her career with a game victory by a neck in the Royal Heroine Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. Joe Talamo will be back aboard and they will break from post position three.
Queen of the Sand (IRE) trying to turn tabes on Fanticola
Second choice at 7-2 on the morning line is Queen of the Sand (IRE) for trainer Patrick Gallagher. A five-year-old daughter of Footstepsinthesand (GB), she is an eight-time winner and earned the first graded stakes victory of her career three starts back in the Santa Barbara Handicap (G1). She was second as the favorite behind Fanticola last time out and will have Drayden Van Dyke in the irons as she tries to avenge that loss from post seven.
Emotional Kitten attempting to return to form
Also in the field at morning line odds of 4-1 is Emotional Kitten for trainer Wesley Ward. A five-year-old daughter of Kitten’s Joy, she is a homebred for Ken and Sarah Ramsey and is a five-time winner. She was a graded stakes winner as a three-year-old and has gone winless from three starts this year. She was fourth last time out in the Perfect Sting Stakes at Belmont Park. Gary Stevens will be aboard and they will break from post two.
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.