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!
`$80,000 Osunitas Stakes Draws Full Field of Twelve
John Sadler will saddle Elektrum (IRE) as the lukewarm favorite in the wide open field at odds of 7-2 on the morning line. A four-year-old daughter of High Chaparral (IRE), […]
John Sadler will saddle Elektrum (IRE) as the lukewarm favorite in the wide open field at odds of 7-2 on the morning line. A four-year-old daughter of High Chaparral (IRE), she has been on the board in nine of her fourteen starts and is a three-time winner. She stepped up to domestic graded stakes company for the first time last time out and wound up fourth in the Gamely Stakes (G1). She will have Victor Espinoza aboard from post position three as she goes for her first stakes win.
Gas Total (BRZ) trying for first stakes victory
Second choice at 9-2 on the morning line is Gas Total (BRZ) for trainer Richard Mandella. A six-year-old daughter of Sulamani (IRE), she will be trying to earn her fifth career victory and earn the first stakes win of her career. She was last seen finishing second in the Possibly Perfect Handicap after a runner-up performance in the Vanity (G1). She is scheduled to break from post position twelve under jockey Flavien Prat.
Famous Alice attempting to rebound
Also in the field at morning line odds of 6-1 is Famous Alice for trainer Tim Yakteen. A four-year-old daughter of Kitten’s Joy, she was purchased for $110,000 as a juvenile and has won three of her twelve starts. She is trying to rebound and earn her first black type victory after finishing fifth in the Royal Heroine Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita last time out and will have Gary Stevens aboard from post position eight.
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.