BIG ‘CAP DAY AT SANTA ANITA ON SATURDAY

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Saturday is the 80th running of the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (G1).  A balanced field of 9 horses includes Shaman Ghost who last time out finished second to Arrogate in the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream. Click here for a preliminary preview of the race from Brian Zipse of Horse Racing Nation.

The “undercard” features the $400,000 Triple Bend Stakes (G1), the $400,000 Frank E Kilroe Mile, and the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2). The San Felipe is a Road to the Kentucky Race. The 7 horse field includes Masterly who won the El Camino Real last time out at Golden Gate. Click here for a detailed preview again from Brian Zipse of Horse Racing Nation who picks Masterly to prevail.  The choice however from this editor is Ann Arbor Eddie. 

TAMPA BAY DERBY

Another Road to the Kentucky Derby Race this Saturday is the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby. Mr. Zipse has been very busy this week. Click here for his analysis of the 10 horse field.

TEXAS CHAMPIONS WEEKEND AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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 FRIDAY AT 7PM, SATURDAY AT 6PM, AND MONDAY & TUESDAY AT NOON

10 RACES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, 11 RACES MONDAY AND TUESDAY --- FULL FIELDS IN MOST RACES  ALL DAYS – WAGERING VALUE

$50,000 BARA LASS STAKES AND $50,000 SAN JACINTO TURF STAKES ON FRIDAY

$50,000 YELLOW ROSE STAKES AND $50,000 RICHARD KING TURF STAKES ON SATURDAY

$50,000 GROOVY STAKES AND $50,000 SPIRIT OF TEXAS STAKES ON MONDAY

$50,000 STAR OF TEXAS STAKES ON TUESDAY   

WAGERING NOTE --- THERE WILL BE TWO PICK 5 WAGERS OFFERED ON BOTH MONDAY AND TUESDAY STARTING WITH RACES 1 AND 7 ON EACH DAY.  THE PICK 5 AND THE HOUSTON HI- FIVE WILL BOTH BE FORCED OUT IN THE LAST RACE ON TUESDAY.

GREYHOUND RACING

Our live Greyhound racing season may have ended, but we still simulcast Greyhound racing from almost all other Greyhound tracks every day. Clcik here for our daily simulcast schedule of all Greyhound tracks as well as Thoroughbred and Harness.

You can also get a daily Greyhound  schedule as well as free tip sheets and other information at Greyhound News.

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WOODBINE HARNESS FORCE OUT SATURDAY NIGHT ON 20 CENT JACKPOT HI 5 --- $2 MILLION POOL ANTICIPATED

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OTHER CURRENT JACKPOT CARRYOVERS

$333,587 --- Rainbow Pick Jackpot 6 at Gulfstream

$124,640 --- Pick 6 Jackpot at Santa Anita

$106,987 --- Pick 5 at the Fair Grounds

$64,784   --- Pick 6 at Mahoning Valley

LOOKING AHEAD

$900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) from Oaklawn --- Sat. March 18

$25,000,000 Dubai World Cup Day --- Sat. March 25 (SHRP gates open 7:00AM)

$1,000,000 Florida Derby (G1) from Gulfstream --- Sat. April 1

$1,000,000 Louisiana Derby (G2) from the Fair Grounds --- Sat. April 1

Opening Day at Keeneland --- Fri. Apr. 7

$1,000,000 Santa Anita Derby (G1) --- Sat. April 8

$750,000 Wood Memorial (G1) from Aqueduct --- Sat. April 8

$1,000,000 Apple Blossom Handicap from Oaklawn --- Fri. April 14

$1,000,000 Arkansas Derby from Oaklawn --- Sat. April 15

THIS WEEKEND’S SIMULCAST STAKES RACES

*** Road to the Kentucky Derby Race

FRIDAY, MARCH 10

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

$50,000 Bara Lass Stakes

$50,000 San Jacinto Turf Stakes

SANTA ANITA

$300,000 Guaranteed Late 50 Cent Pick 4

SATURDAY, MARCH 11

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

$50,000 Yellow Rose Stakes

$50,000 Richard King Turf Stakes

AQUEDUCT

$200,000 Tom Fool Handicap (G3)

OAKLAWN PARK

$200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3)

$125,000 Hot Springs Stakes

SANTA ANITA

$750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (G1)

$400,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2) ***

$400,000 Triple Bend Stakes (G1)

$400,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (G1))

$500,000 Guaranteed Late 50 Cent Pick 4

TAMPA BAY

$350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (G2) ***

$200,000 Florida Oaks (G3)

$200,000 Hillsborough Stakes (G2)

$100,000 Challenger Stakes

SUNDAY, MARCH 12

SANTA ANITA

$200,000 Santa Ana Stakes (G2)

$500,000 Guaranteed Late 50 Cent Pick 4

AQUEDUCT

$125,000 Stymie Stakes

MONDAY, MARCH 13

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

$50,000 Groovy Stakes

$50,000 Spirit of Texas Stakes

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

$50,000 Star of Texas Stakes

 

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