Few tracks garner the reverence of Saratoga and Del Mar. Each is a vacation destination for scores of horseplayers. While COVID-19 has put such trips on hold, action for the Horse betting odds will be furious this weekend.
Saratoga offers a massive Saturday of world-class racing. Three Grade 1 races are on the docket. While Del Mar gives us two more Grade 1 races this weekend. Not to be forgotten is Woodbine with a strong card that includes important features. Now let’s get ready for a fantastic weekend of horse racing!
Saratoga – Saratoga Springs, New York – Saturday and Sunday
Saratoga gets the main billing with a Saturday card featuring 11 races. Including five big ones. Starting with the Grade 2 $250,000 Bowling Green. And then there is the $200,000 Caress Stakes. The Grade 1 $300,000 H. Allen Jenkins Memorial Presented by Runhappy increases excitement. Following that are the two marquee events. The Grade 1 $500,000 Personal Ensign and the Grade 1 $750,000 Whitney Stakes. Sunday’s card has 10 races topped by the $75,000 Colleen Stakes.
The first place in the Saratoga jockey standings is Irad Ortiz Jr. with over $889,000 in winnings. Ortiz has 66 starts with, 14 wins, 10 second, and 10 third-place finishes.
Second-place jockey is Jose L. Ortiz with over $853,000 in earnings. Ortiz has 73 starts with, 16 wins, 13 second, and 10 third-place finishes.
Following in third is Joel Rosario with over $845,000 in winnings. Rosario has 58 starts with, 13 wins, eight-second, and eight third-place finishes.
Next comes Javier Castellano with over $615,000 in earnings. Castellano has 45 starts with seven wins, seven seconds, and seven third-place finishes.
Monmouth Park – Oceanport, New Jersey – Saturday and Sunday
At the beginning of the offshore betting card at Monmouth Park is 10 races for Saturday. Featured is the Grade 3 $200,000 Monmouth Oaks. Sunday brings 10 more races led by the $75,000 Colleen Stakes.
Gulfstream Park – Hallandale, Florida – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday brings 10 races to Gulfstream Park. Two races top the day. Namely the $100,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes Desert Vixen and Dr. Fager Divisions. Sunday has 10 more races scheduled.
Del Mar- Del Mar, California – Saturday and Sunday
Also featuring an attractive Saturday is Del Mar with 11 races. Three of them are featured. Headlining is the Grade 1 $250,000 Bing Crosby Stakes. CTBA is a $100,000 state restricted race. And the Shared Belief Stakes is a $100,000 run as well. Yet another big day is scheduled for Sunday with 11 more races. Star billing goes to the Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes. While Sunday’s Graduation Stakes is worth $100,000.
Now Flavien Prat tops Del Mar with over $613,000 in winnings. Pratt has 41 starts with, 11 wins, nine-second, and four third-place finishes.
Next in the Del Mar ranks is Abel Cedillo with over $530,000 in earnings. Cedillo has 64 starts with nine wins, six-second, and 16 third-place finishes.
Umberto Rispoli is third at the Del Mar jockey leger with over $503,000 in winnings. Accordingly, Rispoli has 46 starts with, 13 wins, six-second, and five third-place finishes.
Woodbine – Rexdale, Ontario – Saturday, and Sunday
In like manner does Woodbine have an attractive Saturday card for the Horse Betting Odds. Most of all activities will go to the $150,000 Greenwood Stakes. As the My Dear Stakes is for $100,000. Sunday has 10 races featuring the $100,000 Victoria Stakes.