09/14/2017 10:26AM

Weekend Warrior for Saturday, Sept.16: Picks for Woodbine Mile, Laurel Turf Cup, Pocahontas


NEW YORK – There are stakes-packed cards Saturday at Woodbine, where the main event is the Grade 1, $800,000 Woodbine Mile; Laurel, where that track’s Fall Festival of Racing program has seven stakes led by the Grade 3, $250,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash; and Churchill Downs, where the headliners are the Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas and the Grade 3, $150,000 Iroquois, two route stakes for 2-year-olds. Also, Belmont offers the Grade 2, $400,000 Sands Point Stakes.