TODAY July 29, 2014
There’s no shortage of speed in Wednesday’s Coronation Cup, where most of the 3-year-old fillies entered can be classified as early-pace types. The skull-buster of a turf sprint brings together horses from far and wide, and handicappers must evaluate ...
Todd Pletcher has enjoyed too much success at Saratoga to lament the ones that got away. One can forgive him, however, for still agonizing over last year’s Travers when Palace Malice stumbled at the start, was last early, and rallied to finish fourth, ...
DRF handicapper Dan Illman takes a closer look at juveniles running at Saratoga.
Scott Blasi returned to work for trainer Steve Asmussen at Saratoga on Tuesday, four months after the longtime assistant was fired for inappropriate behavior detailed in a video released by the activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
The question is not whether trainer Jonathan Sheppard will win the $100,000 A.P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase at Saratoga for a record seventh time. The question is with which of his potent three-horse entry will he win it?
Trainer David Jacobson will try to end a bad month on a good note when he sends Big Business out as the likely favorite in Thursday’s $100,000 Evan Shipman Stakes for New York-breds at Saratoga.
After Mother Nature put a damper on the final two days of the second week, Saratoga’s all-sources handle is down 9.1 percent through the first 10 days of the meet compared to the same period last year.
Trainer Rick Violette said Tuesday that surgery to repair small stress fractures in Samraat’s right cannon bone went well, and that he expects the multiple Grade 3 winner to be back in his barn at Saratoga within the next 48 hours.
After postponing his work one day due to track conditions, trainer D. Wayne Lukas was finally able to send the 2013 Travers winner Will Take Charge out to work three furlongs over a wet and sealed Oklahoma training track early Tuesday morning in his ...
Trainer Chad Brown said Tuesday that Social Inclusion will join his stable at Saratoga on Wednesday. The seventh-place finisher in Sunday’s Grade 1 Haskell, Social Inclusion is owned by Rontos Racing Stable and has been based at Gulfstream Park ...