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August 11, 2014
DRF handicapper Kenny Peck provides a late pick four play for Saratoga for Monday, Aug. 11.
Horses to watch from Monticello Raceway.
Prices for New York-breds continued to ramp up at this year’s Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-bred preferred yearling sale, with average and median up significantly even though fewer horses found buyers.
Trip Notes for August 9-10: Fourstardave, Monmouth Oaks, Gardenia, Adirondack, John C. Mabee and more by Michael Hammersly.
August 10, 2014
Mebossman recorded his first career stakes victory in dramatic fashion Sunday, winning the $74,250 Emerald Derby in a three-horse blanket finish after staging a furious rally to catch the pacesetter Del Rio Harbor and 6-5 favorite Noosito in the final ...
Less than a week after losing one 2-year-old graded stakes winner due to injury, trainer Anthony Dutrow Jr. found himself a second after I Spent It exploded along the rail to an extremely impressive 2 3/4-length victory over Mr. Z in Sunday’s $200,000 ...
For a guy who turned 49 Sunday, Mike Smith is still showing the young ’uns how to “git ’er done.”
Truely Quick ($6.60), who won his racing debut over the track July 31, survived a inquiry over a late bumping incident in the stretch in winning the $65,405 Cavonnier Juvenile at the Sonoma County Fair on Sunday.
There is a pick six carryover of $171,914 for Wednesday’s eight-race program at Del Mar.
Turf racing resumed at Del Mar over the weekend for the first time since July 31, with five races run without incident over a course where four horses were euthanized as a result of injuries suffered in late July.