Two singles for an all-stakes Pick 3 Saturday at Keeneland

On Saturday, October 5, Keeneland will have five straight graded stakes races, which means fans of multi-race wagers will have the chance to play four doubles, three Pick 3s and even a Pick 4 featuring nothing but top-notch stakes races.

Keeneland: 9 Breeders’ Cup preps on the agenda for opening week

Elate winning the Fleur de Lis Handicap (G2) - Coady Photography On a huge opening weekend of racing at Keeneland, nine “Win and You’re In” qualifiers for the November 1-2 Breeders’ Cup will be conducted. With the action spread across Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you won’t want to miss a single day of racing. To help you stay up to speed, here’s a quick rundown of all Keeneland’s Breeders’ Cup preps, including race numbers and post times (all [...]

Up-and-Coming Stakes Winners Face Off in Vagrancy Handicap

Swing and Sway (#3) winning the Carousel Stakes - Coady Photography The Kentucky Derby might be behind us, but the spring racing season is well underway and another big weekend is already on the horizon. The May 12th card at Belmont Park is a high-quality day of racing featuring five stakes races, four of them graded. You’ll have to tune in early to watch them all since the first—the $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap (gr. III)—is the third race of the [...]

Hawksmoor Among Big Names Entered Saturday at Laurel

Off Limits (right) edges Hawksmoor (left) in the Matriarch Stakes (gr. I) - © BENOIT PHOTO On a quiet Saturday with relatively few graded stakes races on the agenda, racing fans are advised to turn their attention to a quality card at Laurel Park that includes five stakes races. The day’s feature events are the $125,000 Federico Tesio Stakes and the $125,000 Weber City Miss Stakes, which serve as preps for the upcoming Preakness Stakes (gr. I) and [...]

California trio head east for Raven Run Stakes

Chalon wins the Jersey Stakes at Belmont Park June 11, 2017. Coglianese Photos. The Californian trio of Miss Sunset, Classy Tune, and Chalon head east to take on a good field of 3-year-old fillies headed by Tequilita in the seven-furlong Raven Run Stakes (G3) at Keeneland Oct. 21. California-bred Miss Sunset, from the Jeff Bonde stable, heads east for the first time. To date she’s had 10 starts for six wins, including five stakes races, the most recent [...]

Finley’sluckycharm Out to Show Breeders’ Cup Readiness

Speedy mare Finley’sluckycharm will be out to prove her readiness for the Breeders’ Cup when she faces six opponents in the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (G2) at Keeneland Oct. 7. The race is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge race, earning the winner automatic entry to the Filly & Mare Sprint, and it’s usually a good guide; three of its winners (Informed Decision, Dubai Majesty, and Groupie Doll) and two placegetters then went on to win the Filly & Mare Sprint. [...]