To begin with is a loaded weekend lineup that is loaded with high dollar stakes races. So far, it’s the biggest weekend for Horse Racing odds in 2020. Woodbine returns to bring a Canadian flair to the racing board. Most important of all is Santa Anita Park. To illuminate the Santa Anita Derby is the biggest race of the weekend. A whopping total of seven stakes races are on the Santa Anita card for Saturday. Now let’s take a look at a tremendous weekend at the tracks!
Churchill Downs – Louisville, Kentucky – Saturday and Sunday
Overall, there will be 11 races on the Saturday Churchill Downs card. Featured for the day is the $100,000 Aristides and $100,000 Dogwood. Sunday brings 10 more races on the offshore betting card at Churchill Downs.
Santa Anita Park – Arcadia, California – Saturday, and Sunday
Saturday is over the top at Santa Anita with 12 races on the card for Horse Racing Odds. Included on the menu is the $150,000 Cinema Stakes, $100,000 Crystal Wager Stakes, and $75,000 Desert Cod Stakes. Further big-time races include the $100,000 Fran’s Valentine Stakes and $300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup. The Biggest race of the day is the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby. While the Santa Anita Oaks is $200,000. Most of all it’s a massive day for Southern California racing.
Sunday will bring 10 more races to Santa Anita. Namely, the $200,000 Triple Bend Stakes is the headliner. With this weekend lineup, the betting handle will explode.
First in the Santa Anita jockey standings is Flavien Prat with over $3.4 million in earnings. Prat has 266 starts, with 66 wins, 47 seconds, and 43 third-place finishes. His win percentage is 25% with a top-three finish rate of 59%.
The second place in the jockey standings at Santa Anita is Abel Cedillo with over $3.3 million in earnings. He has 342 starts, with 55 wins, 54 seconds, and 45 third-place finishes. Cedillo has a win percentage of 16% with a 45% top-three finish rate.
Joel Rosario is in third place among Santa Anita jockeys. Correlate 152 starts with 38 wins, 35 second, and 23 third-place finishes. Rosario has a win percentage of 25% and a track high 63% top-three finish rate. Likewise, Rosario has total winnings of over $2.1 million.
Gulfstream Park – Hallandale, Florida – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday is a big day with 10 races at Gulfstream. Included is the $75,000 Game Face, $100,000 Ginger Punch, and $100,000 Soldier’s Dance. Sunday brings a total of 10 more races on the card at Gulfstream.
Belmont Park – Elmont, New York – Saturday and Sunday
In the same way as other top tracks, Saturday is a big one at Belmont Park with a total of nine races. Starting with the $150,000 Fort Marcy are four key races. The $100,000 Intercontinental, $250,000 Runhappy Carter Handicap, and the $100,000 Westchester enhance the card.
Next for Sunday is nine more races. Headlining the card is the $80,000 First Defence.
Woodbine – Rexdale, Ontario – Saturday, and Sunday
Canada’s top track features 11 races on Saturday highlighted by the $500,000 Woodbine Stakes Presented by Budweiser. Additionally, it is the $175,000 Eclipse Stakes, $150,000 Greenwood Stakes, and $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes. Sunday will offer 11 more races including the $125,000 Hendrie Stakes. In sum, Woodbine returns with style to lead a phenomenal weekend!