07/07/2016 10:46AM

Weekend Warrior for Saturday, July 9: Picks for Belmont Sprint Championship, Belmont Derby, Delaware Oaks


The Fourth of July is in the rearview mirror, but Saturday at Belmont Park is Stars and Stripes Festival Day, with six graded stakes races led by the Grade 1, $1.25 million Belmont Derby and the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Oaks. There also are stakes-packed cards at Delaware Park, where the main event is the Grade 3, $300,000 Delaware Oaks, and Arlington, which offers four Grade 3 events.