The immediate weeks before Christmas are anything but quiet for horseplayers this year. On Saturday December 9th, there are 26 afternoon stakes races to watch and wager via simulcast from tracks around the country! There are 3 OTBs in Virginia now that are open 7 days and evenings per week, and more are on the way. Visit the Richmond sites– at Breakers Sports Grille, and at Ponies & Pints, or in Chesapeake at Buckets Bar & Grill. Of course, Virginia residents can wager on line via TVG.com, Xpressbet.com, TwinSpires.com and NYRABets.com.
26 Stakes Races in One Afternoon On Saturday December 9
*Pair of Grade I’s at Los Alamitos
-$300,000 CashCall Futurity for 2 YO
-$300,000 Starlet – for 2 YO Fillies
*Clasico del Caribe Day at Gulfstream –11 stakes
-Featured race – $300,000 Caribbean Classic
*Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds
-8 restricted stakes worth a combined $800,000
*4-Pack of Stakes at Laurel worth $375,000 featuring:
-$100,000 Maryland Juvenile Futurity
-$100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship
*$125,000 Kingarvie Stakes for at Woodbine
And on Sunday Dec. 17 – $400,000 Remington Springboard Mile
-5 stakes on Remington Park’s closing day card starting at 4 PM!