TODAY August 29, 2014
Here’s a race by race look at Friday's program at Saratoga by DRF handicapper Marcus Hersh.
DRF handicapper Dan Illman takes a closer look at juveniles running at Saratoga.
YESTERDAY August 28, 2014
Chad Brown posted a three-bagger Thursday and cut Todd Plercher’s lead in the trainers’ standings to 23-22.
Startup Nation made an eye-catching last-to-first move to win Thursday’s Grade 2, $200,000 With Anticipation Stakes, giving Chad Brown a sweep of this week’s juvenile turf stakes while continuing his pursuit of Todd Pletcher as Saratoga’s leading trainer.
With the 35th running of the Grade 1 Forego Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga, test your knowledge of this great gelding.
As expected, trainer Tony Dutrow entered Saratoga Special winner I Spent It on Thursday for Monday’s Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes. Also expected, however, is that I Spent It will scratch to run in the Grade 1 Champagne Stakes at Belmont on Oct. 4.
Darling Sky lived up to her connection’s expectations at Parx when she won her debut by a widening 7 1/4 lengths. Sunday, she’ll get the acid test when she runs in the Grade 1 Spinaway.
Trainer Phil Schoenthal may have gotten a bit of a bonus when his Miss Behaviour finished second in the Grade 1 Test earlier in the meet. After all, it was Saturday’s $300,000 Prioress that the Maryland-based horseman had really been targeting all ...
If ever there is a time to take a shot against Wise Dan, now seems like the time. And so I will. My upset choice in the Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga is Sayaad, a 6-1 shot on the morning line
On the final Saturday of the 2014 Saratoga meet, Shug McGaughey will send out the highly regarded first-time starter Gold Shield.