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!
$70,000 Kelly's Landing Stakes Draws Field of Eleven
Schivarelli tops the wide open field as the morning line favorite at odds of 4-1 for trainer Eddie Kenneally. A chestnut son of Montbrook purchased for $100,000 as a juvenile, […]
Schivarelli tops the wide open field as the morning line favorite at odds of 4-1 for trainer Eddie Kenneally. A chestnut son of Montbrook purchased for $100,000 as a juvenile, he has won three of his nine starts and will be trying to earn the first black-type victory of his career. He has been on the board in two of his three starts this year and has been training forwardly since his last start in April. Corey Lanerie will be aboard and they will break from post position two.
Viva Majorca going for first stakes victory
Ian Wilkes will saddle Viva Majorca as the second choice at 9-2 on the morning line. A four-year-old son of Tiago bred and owned by Marylou Whitney, he has won three of his eleven starts and is trying to earn his first stakes victory. After winning an optional claiming race in April, he is trying to move forward after a fourth-place finish in the Aristides (G3). Brian Hernandez, Jr. will remain aboard and they will break from post position ten.
Brewing trying to return to form
Also in the field at morning line odds of 12-1 is Brewing for D. Wayne Lukas. Bred and owned by Zayat Stables, the four-year-old son of Maimonides has won three of his twelve starts and was a two-time stakes winner as a three-year-old. He has hit the board once from three starts this year and was ninth in the Turf Sprint last time out in his first start on grass. James Graham will be aboard for the first time and they will break from post position nine.
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.