Saturday, July 9, 2016

July 9-10, 2016

Let's Go To The Races - July 9-10, 2016
This is a non-commercial blog - Started as a convenience to organize my race viewing


Time Ordered Races / Entries - Printable file
UPI Weekend Racing Preview
 Robert Kieckhefer covers what is going on this weekend across the globe.


4:30 ET NBC's coverage of the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series on Saturday features host Laffit Pincay III, analysts Randy Moss and Jerry Bailey, the Hall of Fame jockey and five-time Breeders' Cup Classic winner, analyst/handicapper Eddie Olczyk, reporter Donna Brothers,   and Daily Racing Form handicapper Matt Bernier.

Other Television coverage. TVG - Check your cable provider to see if TVG is available in your area.

Also, XBTV starting at 4:00 p.m. EDT



What's going on this weekend, and other news
Songbird confirmed for CCA Oaks; Catch a Glimpse, The Pizza Man headline weekend stakes action

Following is from and the TwinSpires blog:
Undefeated champion SONGBIRD has been confirmed to make her next start in the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Saratoga on July 24.

Fellow champion and last-out Queen Anne (Eng-G1) heroine TEPIN is also preparing for a stay at the Spa, though her participation during the meet is still questionable.

Belmont Park will play host to six graded events on Saturday, and while the Belmont Derby (G1) features a unique blend of international and domestic runners, the Belmont Oaks (G1) is topped by Canadian Horse of the Year CATCH A GLIMPSE.

Also set for Saturday at Belmont are the Suburban H. (G2), Dwyer (G3), Belmont Spring Championship (G3) and Victory Ride (G3).

MUBTAAHIJ and EFFINEX among eight entered for Saturday's $500,000 Grade II Suburban at Belmont Park, going 1 1/4 miles on the dirt.

Arlington's Million Preview Day on Saturday features four stakes, with five horses cross-entered between the Stars and Stripes (G3) and Arlington H. (G3), and the American Derby (G3) and Modesty (G3) each drawing competitive fields. Last year's Arlington Million winner, The THE PIZZA MAN headlines a cast of 10 entered for Saturday's $100,000 Grade III Stars and Stripes, the 1 1/2-miles local prep for next month's renewal of the Arlington Million.

Woodbine Oaks winner Neshama returns for the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Tiara, Sunday's Bison City S. at Woodbine.

Lumiere impressed on Thursday's opening day of the Newmarket July Festival while trainer Aidan O'Brien swept both of Friday's major July Festival events.

EURO CHARLINEand MONGOLIAN SATURDAY set to go at Newmarket, and more

Saturday's Stars & Stripes Festival at Belmont Park features an international cast in the $1.25 million Belmont Derby (G1) and $1 million Belmont Oaks (G1). Kellie Reilly examines the European raiders in the Derby and the Oaks, both of which feature challengers from the powerful Aidan O'Brien stable

Belmont Derby Preview



Time Ordered List of Races and Entries - Printable file
Entry Index 

Check out these preview videos from DRF- DRF's handicappers look at the betting opportunities on Saturday.

Return here and click on the CARD below for a race replay

11:35 ET DARLEY JULY CUP G1, New, $650,000, 6f  R5  CARD

North America
3:20 ET  VICTORY RIDE S G3, Bel, $150,000, 3yo, f, 6 1/2f R6 CARD
3:45 ET  MODESTY H G3, Arl, $100,000, 3+, f&m, 1 3/16mT R4 CARD
3:57 ET  DWYER S G3, Bel, $500,000, 3yo, 1m R7 CARD
4:04 ET  PARX DASH G3, Prx, $200,000, 3+, 5fT R8 CARD
4:15 ET  ROBERT  DICK MEM'L G3, Del, $200,000, 3+, f&m, 1 3/8mT R7 CARD
4:38 ET  BELMONT DERBY INV'L G1, Bel, $1,250,000, 3yo, 1 1/4mT R8 CARD
4:45 ET  STARS AND STRIPES S G3, Arl, $100,000, 3+, 1 1/2mT R6 CARD
4:51 ET  Long Branch S, MTH, $100,000, 3yo, 1 1/16m R9 CARD
5:13 ET  SUBURBAN H G2, Bel, $500,000, 4+, 1 1/4m R9 CARD
5:15 ET  ARLINGTON H G3, Arl, $125,000, 3+, 1 3/16mT R7 CARD
5:45 ET  DELAWARE OAKS G3, Del, $300,000, 3yo, f, 1 1/16m R10 CARD
5:45 ET  AMERICAN DERBY G3, Arl, $125,000, 3yo, 1 1/8mT R8 CARD
5:46 ET  BELMONT OAKS INV'L G1, Bel, $1,000,000, 3yo, f, 1 1/4mT R10 CARD
6:23 ET  BELMONT SPRINT C'SHIP G3, Bel, $400,000, 3+, 7f R11 CARD
6:30 ET  Landaluce S, SA, $125,000, 2yo, f, 5 1/2f R5 CARD
8:00 ET  Santa Anita Juvenile S, SA, $125,000, 2yo, 5 1/2f R8 CARD
9:57 ET  Texas Futurity, LS, $100,000, 2yo, f, 5f R5 CARD
10:53 ET  Texas Futurity, LS, $100,000, 2yo, c&g, 5f R7 CARD


Still no catching City Zip filly in Belmont Oaks    "Faster than the boys"  
Belmont Derby : 2:00.51  1:59.
A KEY RACE "Who she has beat":
Horses behind Catch a Glimpse in the
2015 GI BC Juvenile Fillies Turf and their 2016 black-type
Alice Springs (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) G1SW-Eng
Nemoralia (More Than Ready) G1SP-Eng
Time and Motion (Tapit) MSW & GISP
Harmonize (Scat Daddy) SW
Mirage (Ire) (Oasis Dream {GB}) SW
Pricedtoperfection (Temple City) GSW
Last Waltz (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire}) MSP
Thrilled (Uncle Mo) SW & GSP

Catch A Glimpse something to see in Oaks


2:32 ET  River Memories S, Bel, $100,000, 4+, f&m, 1 1/2mT R3 CARD
4:51 ET  Bison City S r, Woo $250,000, 3yo, f, 1 1/16m R8 CARD



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