Weekend Horse Racing Guide: Schedule And Live Betting Odds For Friday, May 29

Horse Racing News, Notes and Daily Tips From Churchill Downs and Santa Anita

The biggest days at the races are the weekends, where the top tracks in America host the biggest stakes races. The Triple Crown races draw tremendous interest from fans, media and horse handicappers and bettors. From the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs to the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park, there is plenty of additional racing that draws interest and betting from many of the top tracks listed below.

Each year culminates with the Breeders’ Cup World Championships the first weekend in November. The best race horses in the world compete for million dollar or more purses as jockeys, trainers and owners guide them to racing riches. The Sport of Kings becomes a world spectacle at the Breeders’ Cup, and Santa Anita (10) and Churchill Downs (9) have hosted the event more than any other tracks. The 2020 Breeders’ Cup is at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky on Nov. 6-7.

Follow along as this page and site provides weekend racing schedules, betting odds, news, notes and tips on races and betting from the leading tracks in America.

Racing schedule and betting odds: Friday, May 29

Churchill Downs

RaceTimeDetailsBetting Favorite(s)Picks, Notes & Featured Races
R11:00 p.m. ET9 runners I 5 F I DirtChicks for Free (7/5 ML)
R21:34 p.m. ET9 runners I 1 1/16 M I DirtMolly's Game (3/1 ML)
R32:06 p.m. ET8 runners I 7 F I DirtBlunt Force (2/1) & Heaven Escape (5/2 ML)
R42:38 p.m. ET12 runners I 5.5 F I TurfMillennium Force (5/2 ML)
R53:10 p.m. ET5 runners I 1 1/16 M I DirtFinnick the Fierce (8/5 ML) & Necker Island (9/5 ML)
R63:42 p.m. ET8 runners I 7 F I DirtPyron (5/2 ML) & Twelfth Labour (3/1 ML)
R74:14 p.m. ET9 runners I 1 1/16 M I DirtRare Form (4/1 ML)
R84:46 p.m. ET12 runners I 5.5 F I TurfHidden Facts (3/1 ML)#6 More, #3 Reenie D
R95:18 p.m. ET12 runners I 6 F I DirtMajor Attraction & Fast Cash (3/1 ML) Entry
R105:50 p.m. ET12 runners I 6.5 F I DirtMiss T Too (3/1 ML)#1 Miss T Too,
R116:22 p.m. ET12 runners I 1 1/2 M I TurfArklow (8/5 ML) & Admission Office (3/1 ML)$100k Louisville Stakes (G3)
Top two favorites best, Longshot #4 He's No Lemon (15/1)

Saturday, May 30

Santa Anita Park

RaceTimeDetailsBetting Favorite(s)Picks, Notes & Featured Races
R11:00 p.m. PT9 runners I 4.5 F I DirtSmoothlikebuttah (2/1 ML)
R21:30 p.m. PT5 runners I 5.5 F I TurfMucho Macho Woman (2/1) ML)
R32:00 p.m. PT6 runners I 1 M I DirtManresa (4/5 ML)
R42:32 p.m. PT6 runners I 1 M I TurfWorthy Turk (6/5)
R53:03 p.m. PT7 runners I 7 F I DirtBlazing Charm (5/2 ML)
R63:34 p,m. PT5 runners I 6 F I DirtDesert Law (6/5) ML)$100k Thor's Echo Handicap
R74:06 p.m. PT6 runners I 5.5 F I TurfKris' Wild Kat (2/1 ML)
R84:38 p.m. PT5 runners I 6.5 I DirtBeen Studying Her (9/5 ML)$75k Angel's Flight Stakes
R95:10 p.m. PT8 runners I 7 F I DirtLittle No Way (2/1)

Horse Racing News, Notes and Daily Tips

  • Friday’s weather and scratches at Churchill Downs with a 60% chance of rain. As ECHR advises, “off tracks” should always be avoided understanding the additional variables added to the handicapping equation are simply too vast – which runners will move forward and which will regress? Which running lanes have ‘puddled’
    more than the others creating uneven running lanes?
  • Two graded stakes races worth watching Saturday at Churchill Downs with “Trackside Live” coverage by TVG and broadcast partner NBCSN.  The Old Forester Mint Julip (G3) completes the 11 race card with 14 fillies going 1 1/16 miles (8.5 furlongs) on the turf. Juliet Foxtrot (GB) is the 5/2 favorite and makes her 2020 debut after four-straight in-the-money finishes the second half of last year. The Winning Colors Stakes (G3) is a 6 furlong sprint for fillies. Two prohibitive favorites in the field of 9 with Mia Mischief (8-5) off three straight wins but none in graded stakes company. She won the Human Distaff (G1) a year ago at Churchill Downs. Break Even (9-5) has 7 wins in 9 starts and won an Allowance race in April. She also won the Eight Belles (G2) a year ago in May at Churchill Downs.

Top race tracks in America

  • Arlington Park
  • Aqueduct Racetrack
  • Belmont Park
  • Churchill Downs
  • Del Mar Racetrack
  • Fair Grounds Race Course
  • Gulfstream Park
  • Keeneland Race Course
  • Monmouth Park
  • Oaklawn Park
  • Pimlico Race Course
  • Santa Anita Park
  • Saratoga Race Course
  • Tampa Bay Downs

Horse racing tracks running live Thoroughbred racing and covered on this page and site

Belmont Park
Churchill Downs
Del Mar Racing
Santa Anita Park
Saratoga Race Course

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