It’s another busy day of racing action across the US on Friday and much attention will be on Pimlico for the George E. Mitchell Black-Eyed Susan Stakes Day, while there are a further nine meetings taking place Stateside.
There are 14 fantastic races taking place at Pimlico in Baltimore, the action running from 16:30 until 23:25, and the fillies’ feature, set over 1m 1f, is due off at 22:44 as a 10-strong field battle for glory.
Adventuring (7/2), trained by Brad Cox, looks to have every chance of completing a hat-trick and landing a first win in Graded company, having picked up victories at Fair Grounds and Turfway Park prior to this trip.
Beautiful Gift (5/4), from the Bob Baffert yard, arrives with form figures of 31-12 and another strong run is expected, while Irad Ortiz Jr has been given the ride of The Grass Is Blue (5/1) and the duo look like they can challenge.
Next up is an eight-race card at Belterra Park, running from 17:35 until 20:58, before the action then heads to Gulfstream for a bumper 10-race event, starting at 17:50 and concluding with the 22:38.
There are nine races taking place at Belmont Park, running from 18:00 until 22:13, while there is also a nine-race affair at Lone Star (20:35-00:19) as the action comes thick and fast.
Santa Anita’s eight-race meeting is up next, going from 21:00 until 00:52, and Betfred are paying an extra place in the 23:15 while the ‘Free Bet if 2nd’ promotion is available to utilise in the finale.
Golden Gate Fields stages eight races, starting at 21:20 and ending with the 01:07, while there is a bumper 11-race event taking place at Penn National (23:00-03:20).
The penultimate meet of the day is a nine-race card from Evangeline Downs (23:50-03:26) before the action is brought to a close with six races at Charles Town, starting at 01:02 and finishing with the 03:32.