The numbers were big for the New York Racing Association at Saratoga this summer in both good and bad ways.Full Story >>
September 04, 2017
Sporting Chance abruptly ducked out six paths about 50 yards from the wire in Monday's Grade 1 Hopeful. Somehow, jockey Luis Saez stayed on the colt, got him straightened out, and was still able to win the race by a neck over Free Drop Billy.
Trainer Brian Lynch ended the Saratoga meet on a high note after Heart to Heart registered a popular wire-to-wire, 1 1/4-length victory over the 13-1 outsider Forge in the Grade 2 Bernard Baruch Handicap on closing day.
September 03, 2017
As much as trainer Steve Asmussen didn’t want to see it rain Saturday when Gun Runner ran in the Grade 1 Woodward, he was extremely pleased that Sunday’s daylong rains made for an extremely sloppy Saratoga main track for Vertical Oak in the Grade 2 ...
Copper Bullet, the four-length winner of the Grade 2 Saratoga Special, will be sidelined indefinitely with a minor injury, his connections said.
Harmonize, who won for the first time in just more than a year in Saturday’s Grade 3 Glens Falls Stakes at Saratoga, could make her next start in the Grade 1, $300,000 Rodeo Drive Stakes at Santa Anita on Sept. 30, trainer Bill Mott said Sunday.
As he watched the rain fall hard outside the office of his Saratoga barn Sunday morning, trainer Steve Asmussen could only smile. “How fortunate are we that this wasn’t yesterday?” Asmussen said.
In the wake of last week’s Travers, racing folks across the land were faced with the quandary of what to make of the messy 3-year-old male division. West Coast, the decisive winner of the Travers, left little doubt that at least at this point, he is ...
September 02, 2017
Gun Runner did what he was expected to do in Saturday’s Grade 1 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga and now the stage is set for an old-fashioned East Coast-West Coast showdown with Arrogate for Horse of the Year in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del ...
Harmonize proved she might be even better around three turns than she is at two after overcoming a wide trip to run down the pace-setting Grateful by a neck in the Grade 3 Glens Falls at Saratoga.
Lady Ivanka parlayed a classic perfect trip behind a hotly contested pace into a three-quarter-length victory over the late-running Maya Malibu in the $350,000, Grade 1 Spinaway on Saturday at Saratoga.