YESTERDAY August 21, 2014
Uncle Southern parlayed a very alert start, a pace advantage, and her affinity for a wet track into a game three-quarter-length victory over Sunny Desert in the $100,000 Union Ave Stakes on a soggy Thursday afternoon at Saratoga.
Making her first start since taking a hard-fought decision in the Ogden Phipps on June 7, Close Hatches is the one to beat in Friday’s $500,000 Personal Ensign (race 9) at Saratoga.
The six stakes for New York-breds on Sunday at Saratoga will offer cumulative purses of more than $1.1 million and, as intended, showcase many of the best statebreds in training.
The connections of My Miss Aurelia have waited a long time to get their champion filly back to Grade 1 company. The wait ends Saturday, when My Miss Aurelia, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2011, starts in the Grade 1, $500,000 Ballerina Stakes at ...
Myositis Dan is running for a cause in Saturday’s Grade 1 King’s Bishop at Saratoga.
With 14 races on Saturday’s card there are a few changes to the wagering menu.
Due to heavy rain that hit the area on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, Thursday’s Grade 1, $150,000 New York Turf Writers’ Cup Steeplechase Stakes was postponed until Monday.
Ask trainer Anthony Dutrow to talk about The Big Beast and his eyes start to widen at the mere mention of his talented 3-year-old prospect, who will share top billing Saturday at Saratoga with Coup de Grace in the $500,000 King’s Bishop.
My strategy for wagering on Saturday’s stakes at Saratoga is simple: Go against the grain by betting against horses widely deemed to hold a pace advantage.
The question on everybody’s mind is if Bayern can carry his speed the classic distance of 1 1/4 miles in the 145h running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers. The answer likely won’t be known until the final furlong.