There are two big races on Saturday on opposite sides of the country with the Travers States in New York and the Del Mar Handicap in California.
The 150th summer meet at Saratoga begins on Friday with a great card of races. Let’s look at opening day at Saratoga and horse betting at BetPhoenix.
Horse Racing takes center stage this weekend when the Florida Sunshine Millions puts an impressive field together.
Rachel Alexandra is the reigning ECLIPSE Award ‘Horse of the Year’ winner. She’s also 0-2 in 2010 after her second shocking upset defeat of the year. Unrivaled Belle pulled away down the stretch and won the La Troienne Stakes as part of the Kentucky Oaks undercard, relegating Rachel Alexandra to a second place finish. Rachel Alexandra destroyed the field in last year’s Kentucky Oaks, winning the race by 20 ¼ lengths.