09/24/2015 12:20PM

Weekend Warrior for Saturday, Sept. 26: Picks for Jefferson Cup, Rodeo Drive, Pilgrim

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In the first of two major weekends of Breeders’ Cup preps, Santa Anita and Belmont Park command center stage Saturday. Santa Anita’s opening-day card boasts five Grade 1, $300,000 events – the Awesome Again, Chandelier, FrontRunner, Rodeo Drive, and Zenyatta. Belmont offers three Grade 1 races – the $400,000 Beldame, $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, and $400,000 Vosburgh.