At the onset of weekend action with the Horse betting Odds is a big day at Saratoga. New York’s favorite horse track will deliver two of the biggest races of the weekend. In the same way, Saratoga and Del Mar lead with phenomenal rosters of horses and jockeys. Correspondingly the Grade 1 $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap headlines the weekend marquee. Though this may be true there is much more at the top North American tracks. Now let’s take a look at the ultimate gambling buffet!
Saratoga – Saratoga Springs, New York – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday brings 11 races to Saratoga with two features. To illustrate there is the Grade 1 $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap. And the $200,000 Grade 2 Ballston Spa Stakes. Sunday totals 11 more races. Another top race will be the Grade 2 $150,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap.
Joel Rosario is lead jockey at Saratoga with over $472,000 in earnings. An account of 31 starts with eight wins, three seconds, and two third-place finishes.
Monmouth Park – Oceanport, New Jersey – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday will bring 10 races to the Monmouth offshore betting schedule. Namely, the $75,000 Irish War Cry Handicap is the feature race. Following on Sunday is are 10 more races on the card. Featured is the $100,000 Jersey Derby Stakes.
First in the jockey standings at Monmouth is Paco Lopez with over $908,000 in earnings. In 57 starts he has 17 wins, 13 second and nine third-place finishes.
Gulfstream Park – Hallandale, Florida – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday will bring a total of 10 races on the Gulfstream card. And then 10 more races will take place on Sunday.
Edgard J. Zavas leads Gulfstream jockeys with over $2.3 million in earnings. By reason of 480 starts with, 80 wins, 77 seconds, and 59 third-place finishes.
Second, at Gulfstream is Emisael Jaramillo with over $2.2 million in winnings. Jaramillo has 446 starts with, 73 wins, 62 second, and 56 third-place finishes.
Del Mar- Del Mar, California – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday will bring 11 races on the Del Mar card. Sunday’s schedule has 11 more races for Del Mar. Saturday is the Grade 2 $150,000 San Clemente Stakes. Of course, the $125,000 California Dreamin’ Stakes gets top Sunday billing.
Fashion top Del Mar jockey Umberto Rispoli with over $277,000 in earnings. Rispoli has 21 starts with seven wins, three seconds, and three third-place finishes.
Next is Abel Cedillo with over $167,000 in earnings. Cedillo has 28 starts with four wins, two seconds, and five third-place finishes.
Also strong at Del Mar has been Juan Hernandez with over $133,000 in winnings. Hernandez has 22 starts with two wins, five-second, and two third-place finishes.
Meanwhile Drayden Van Dyke has one of the best win percentages at Del Mar. Van Dyke has won over $116,000 in earnings. To illuminate, he has 16 starts with three wins, one second, and two third-place finishes.
Woodbine – Rexdale, Ontario – Saturday, and Sunday
To show Saturday is a big day at Woodbine with 11 races including two features. Marine Stakes is a $125,000 Grade 3 Horse Betting Odds race. So too is the $125,000 Grade 3 Selene sharing the marquee. Sunday brings 10 more Woodbine races. The main event focus is on the Grade 3 $125,000 Seagram Cup Stakes.
Prairie Meadows – Altoona, Iowa – Saturday and Sunday
First on Saturday is 12 races for the schedule at Prairie Meadows. Featured is the $70,000 Iowa Stallion Futurity. Sunday will bring 11 more Prairie Meadows races.
Delaware Park – Wilmington, Delaware – Saturday
Accordingly, there will be 10 races on the Delaware Park Saturday schedule.