OTB Race Previews
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Mr. Jordan is likely to be solidly favored in the Saturday's $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park, but trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. isn't looking at the 1 1/8-mile race as a layup for his 6-year-old gelding.
Classy Beau Recall (IRE) takes a big drop in class as she heads a field of nine older fillies and mares in Saturday's Grade III, $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes at 6 ½ furlongs down Santa Anita Park's hillside turf course.
Full steam ahead on X Y Jet's comeback trail which is scheduled for Saturday at Gulfstream Park in the $100,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint.
Grade 3-placed Doyouknowsomething will make his second stakes start off the claim in a field of six lined up for the $100,000 Jazil Stakes for 4-year-olds and up at 1 1/8 miles, carded as Race 3 on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Majestic Heat, along with classy comebacker Union Strike, head an outstanding field of eight older fillies and mares in Saturday's Grade II, $200,000 La Cañada Stakes at Santa Anita Park.
Heart to Heart, who has won the hearts of racing fans while compiling a resume of longevity as well as excellence, will embark on his sixth racing season in Saturday's $200,000 Fort Lauderdale Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park.
Grade 2 winner Irish War Cry continues to steadily move toward his 4-year-old debut, which trainer Graham Motion expects to come during the Gulfstream Park Championship Meet.
Firenze Fire headlines Road to the Kentucky Derby race, the 2018 Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct on Saturday.
The 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, worth more than $10 Million USD in prize money across 10 race meetings, runs from January 11 to March 31. The Dubai World Cup Carnival leads to the season-ending Dubai World Cup day, the richest day of racing in the world.
Bob Baffert has two chances to defend his title in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) with multiple graded-stakes winners West Coast and Collected. The world's richest Thoroughbred race will run January 27 at Gulfstream Park.