YESTERDAY September 04, 2015
We’ll take a $140 crack at Saturday’s $750,000-guaranteed late pick four on races 9-12, which covers the Spinaway, Woodward, and Glens Falls and ends with a competitive optional-claiming turf route.
In a race that nearly finished in a dead heat, Royal Posse edged out a game but unlucky Saratoga Snacks by the slimmest of margins to capture the $100,000 Evan Shipman Stakes on Thursday at Saratoga. Zivo, making his first start since the Breeders’ Cup ...
Vyjack, entered and scratched on two previous occasions at the meet, will try to make it to the starting gate in Monday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap on closing day.
Though he realizes he may not win his third consecutive meet title, jockey Javier Castellano believes this is his best Saratoga season ever.
There have been some really impressive 2-year-old fillies at this meet, and if pedigree or purchase price mean anything, we should see another on Sunday.
Upstart came out of his fourth-place finish in the Grade 1 Travers Stakes well enough that trainer Rick Violette is planning to run him back in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx on Sept. 19.
Jim Gallagher, the executive director of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association since 2007, has announced his retirement, effective next Tuesday, NYTHA announced on Friday.
Jockey Mike Luzzi was arrested Thursday by Saratoga Springs police and faces two felony and two misdemeanor charges as the result of an altercation he had with his wife, Tania.
When Kiaran McLaughlin assessed the best way to get his 3-year-old filly Cavorting to the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint, he kept coming back to Sunday’s Grade 2, $300,000 Prioress Stakes at Saratoga.
DRF handicapper Peter Fornatale provides his best plays on Saturday's card at Saratoga.