Saratoga

YESTERDAY August 31, 2014
Tom Durkin was given a wet and slightly wild send-off Sunday at Saratoga. After calling Condo Commando’s 13 1/4-length victory in the Grade 1 Spinaway in the pouring rain “splash-tastic,” Durkin was feted with a retirement ceremony in the Saratoga ...
The final words of the final call of legendary track announcer Tom Durkin’s career accurately summed up Sunday’s 123rd running of the $350,000 Spinaway Stakes after Condo Commando did indeed splash herself to a dominating 13 1/4-length victory over By ...
Irish Mission ended a frustrating period for her and trainer Christophe Clement by running down the pace-setting Viva Rafaela in deep stretch to win Sunday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Glens Falls Stakes by a half-length at Saratoga.
Coming off two Grade 1 victories at Saratoga, Palace will be aimed toward the Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Santa Anita on Nov. 1 with the potential of running in the Grade 1 Vosburgh at Belmont Park on Sept. 27, trainer Linda Rice said Sunday.
Untapable, the Kentucky Oaks and Mother Goose winner, is pointing to the Grade 1 Cotillion, while Tapiture, winner of the Matt Winn and West Virginia Derby in his last two starts, is pointing to the Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby. Both put in workouts ...
The 40-day Saratoga meet comes to a close with a 10-race Labor Day program that will bring the total number of races run to 413, including a dozen steeplechase races.
If there is to be a Round 3 between Itsmyluckyday and Moreno, it is unlikely to occur in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park on Sept. 27.
On Sunday, Wise Dan did not look like a horse who, less than 24 hours earlier, had carried 127 pounds to a gut-wrenching and near record-setting victory coming off a four-month layoff in the Grade 2 Bernard Baruch Handicap.
Spinaway Stakes analysis by Steven Crist.
The last Sunday at Saratoga is Exhibit A of waiting out the weather as long as possible.