A clear difference exists between Saratoga and most any other track. There is a reverence associated with Saratoga not found anywhere else. Its setting and tradition make it a Bucket List destination. While COVID-19 has put Saratoga trips on hold the racing continues. And Saturday brings a Dream Day card with the Horse betting odds. Accordingly, the Travers Stakes will man the marquee. But that is hardly all for Saturday. Saratoga Saturday is not to be missed. Nor for that matter are the other top North American tracks. More emphatically it’s a weekend of superior quality action!
Saratoga – Saratoga Springs, New York – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday brings 12 races to the Saratoga Card. In turn, there are five feature races. The $300,000 Grade 1 Ballerina Stakes is for three-year-olds and up fillies and mares. While the $300,000 Grade 1 Longines Test Stakes is for three-year-old fillies. A Grade 3 $200,000 Troy is for four-year-olds and upon the turf. Waya Stakes is $150,000 Grade 3 for four-year-old and up fillies and mares. Most important of all is the $1 million Grade 1 Runhappy Travers Stakes. That is for top three-year-olds. Sunday features 11 races led by the $85,000 Alydar Stakes.
First in the Saratoga jockey standings is Irad Ortiz Jr. with over $1.8 million in winnings. Ortiz has 109 starts with, 24 wins, 19 second, and 16 third-place finishes.
Second place goes to Jose L. Ortiz with over $1.4 million in earnings. Ortiz has 109 starts with, 22 wins, 19 seconds, and 15 third-place runs.
Next in the Saratoga standings is Joel Rosario with over $1.4 million in winnings. Rosario has 91 starts with, 23 wins, 11 second, and 13 third-place finishes.
Namely the top Saratoga trainer is Christophe Clement with over $927,000 in earnings. Clement has 44 starts with, 15 wins, five-second, and seven third-place finishes.
Monmouth Park – Oceanport, New Jersey – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday offers 10 races from Monmouth Park. Concurrently the $75,000 Tyro Stakes is the main event. Sunday has 10 more races led by the $100,000 Oceanport Stakes.
Gulfstream Park – Hallandale, Florida – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday the Gulfstream weekend with 10 races. Summing up there are two $100,000 offshore betting races Saturday. Martha Washington and Not Surprising. Sunday brings 10 more races.
Woodbine – Rexdale, Ontario – Saturday, and Sunday
There are 11 races on the Woodbine schedule for Saturday. And then 10 more races are scheduled for Sunday.
Arlington Park – Arlington Heights, Illinois – Saturday
Saturday features eight races on the Arlington Park schedule. Above all is the $75,000 Sharon N. Kirby Stakes.
Del Mar- Del Mar, California – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday’s Del Mar schedule has a total of 11 races. Namely the Grade 2 $150,000 Best Pal Stakes and Grade 2 $150,000 highlight the day. Sunday has 11 more races on the Del Mar card. Top billing is the Grade 3 $125,000 La Jolla Handicap.
Laurel Park – Laurel, Maryland – Saturday and Sunday
Overall, Saturday brings 10 races on the Laurel Park card for Horse Betting Odds.
Delaware Park – Wilmington, Delaware – Saturday
Specifically, Saturday has a total of 10 races scheduled at Delaware Park.
Prairie Meadows – Altoona, Iowa – Saturday and Sunday
At the onset of the weekend is 10 races on the Prairie Meadows card. Sunday brings 10 more races on the schedule.