09/01/2016 3:46PM

Sea Coast, Heath clash in Pini Memorial


A six-day racing season in a jurisdiction where racing has all but ceased carries a hint of the surreal, but there is nothing bizarre about the featured Steve Pini Memorial Stakes on Saturday at Suffolk Downs in East Boston, Mass. The $75,000 Pini, a filly-and-mare turf stakes restricted to horses who haven’t won a graded race in 2016, drew a legitimately strong field of 11 and is a playable race.