Track Notes


Debra A. Roma
Cloud Computing, under jockey Javier Castellano, works five furlongs Saturday ahead of a possible start in next weekend's Travers Stakes.
While Chad Brown said he is leaning toward running Cloud Computing in next Saturday’s Travers Stakes, the trainer stopped short of committing the Preakness winner to the Grade 1, $1.25 million race at Saratoga.Full Story >>
YESTERDAY August 18, 2017
Skye Diamonds, the dominant female sprinter in California this year, will not race again until Nov. 4 at Del Mar in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint, a race in which she figures to be a leading candidate.
There were milestones for trainers Andrew Lerner, Mark Tsalagalakis, and Reed Saldana during Thursday's program at Del Mar. They all won for the first time at the track.
St. Patrick's Day will be the center of attention in a maiden race for 2-year-olds Sunday at Del Mar. Having an older brother named American Pharoah tends to leave a colt firmly in the spotlight.
Seven weeks ago, Phi Beta Express was still a maiden, having lost the first three starts of his career, including a runner-up finish for maiden $50,000 claiming at Fair Grounds in January.
Following a lackluster work over the main track here one week prior, trainer Chad Summers needed to see more from Mind Your Biscuits before confirming him as a starter in next Saturday's Grade 1 Forego. And that's exactly what he got over the Oklahoma ...
Maryland horsewoman Elizabeth Houghton, better known as Binnie, died of respiratory problems Aug. 7 at her Buckingham Farm on the state's Eastern Shore.
After watching Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Curlin Stakes winner Outplay put in solid workouts Friday at Saratoga, trainer Todd Pletcher said both horses are prepared to run in the Grade 1 Travers Stakes on Aug. 26 if their owners so choose.
The Pizza Man, the Illinois-bred gelding whose outstanding career peaked with a victory in the 2015 Arlington Million, has been retired at age 8 after being diagnosed with an ankle chip.
August 17, 2017
Shaman Ghost, the winner of the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap this year, is scheduled to undergo throat surgery Monday and will miss the Grade 1, $750,000 Woodward Stakes here on Sept. 4, trainer Jimmy Jerkens said.
Kiaran McLaughlin had a memorable Wednesday, winning two races at Saratoga shortly after he and his wife Letty were honored by the New York Racetrack Chaplaincy.