HORSE BETTING NEWS
American Gal and Finley'sluckycharm head a field of 13 fillies and mares entered Tuesday for Saturday's 17th running of the $300,000 Madison Stakes (G1) at Keeneland.
Gotham winner Enticed has been tabbed as the 6-5 favorite in a field of nine for the 94th running of the Grade 2, $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Monomoy Girl is the 4-5 favorite for Saturday's $500,000 Central Bank Ashland Stakes (G1) during Keeneland's opening weekend.
Bob Baffert has decided to run top Derby prospect Justify in this Saturday's Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita Park.
Divine Miss Grey headlines a field of seven in the Grade 3, $150,000 Distaff Handicap at seven furlongs for fillies & mares on Friday at Aqueduct Racetrack.
A full gate of 14 is expected for the Toyota Blue Grass, which carries 170 points toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) on a 100-40-20-10 basis for the first four finishers.
Kentucky Derby winner ALWAYS DREAMING returning from seven-month layoff in Gulfstream Park Hardacre Mile
ALWAYS DREAMING is scheduled to make a highly anticipated comeback from a seven-month layoff in Saturday's $300,000 Gulfstream Park Hardacre Mile (G2), a year after a Kentucky Derby (G1) triumph at Churchill Downs.
Twelve older routers will go eight furlongs in the feature race of the Golden Gate Fields Winter/Spring meet, the San Francisco Mile, a Grade 3 turf event.
The Florida Derby, which drew a field of nine 3-year-olds, will take on even more significance for handicappers and bettors in search of a life-changing score Saturday, when the 67th running of the historic Triple Crown prep is included in the six-race sequence (Races 9-14) for the Rainbow 6.
The 15th running of the $800,000 Sunland Derby (GR III) at one and one-eighth miles will be the richest and most important race of the meet for three-year-old Thoroughbreds seeking a berth in the 2018 Kentucky Derby.