Big-Race Showdown: Churchill Juvenile Preps, Woodbine Mile

For the third year in a row, America’s Best Racing is challenging some of the brightest minds in horse betting to come up with their top three picks for key races every weekend leading up to the Breeders’ Cup on Nov. 1 and 2. The handicappers face off in what we like to call “Big-Race Showdown.”…

Horse racing: Los Alamitos leaders, notes – OCRegister

LOS ALAMITOS LEADERS Through Thursday JOCKEYS / WINS Assael Espinoza / 4 Tiago Pereira / 3 Jorge Velez / 3 Six tied / 2 TRAINERS / WINS Bob Baffert / 4 Steve Knapp / 2 Doug O’Neill / 2 Leonard Powell / 2 WEEKEND STAKES SCHEDULE (LOS ALAMITOS) Saturday • $75,000 Phone Chatter Stakes, 2-year-old…

2019 Pocahontas Stakes at a Glance

The arrival of September brings with it the final days of racing at Saratoga and Del Mar, but it also signals the start of a new challenge for 2-year-olds. After competing at sprint distances in graded stakes, longer tests like the Grade 2, 1 1/16-mile Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs offer an initial glimpse at…