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$123,924 Pick 6 Carryover On Friday’s Saratoga Card

Friday’s card at Saratoga Race Course will feature a $1 Pick 6 carryover of $123,924 after the multi-race wager went unsolved on Thursday’s 10-race program. The $1 Pick 6 returned $20,654 for bettors who selected 5-of-6 winners correctly. Thursday’s sequence kicked off in Race 5 with Top Envoy [No. 2, $71] graduating at first asking […]

Isolate Gives Amoss 4,000th Career Win In Tale Of The Cat Stakes

Trainer Tom Amoss secured his 4,000th career win when Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s Isolate posted a gate-to-wire score in Wednesday’s ninth renewal of the $135,000 Tale of the Cat, a seven-furlong sprint for older horses yet to win a graded stakes in 2022, at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. An emotional Amoss said his […]

Damon’s Mound, Gulfport To Square Off In Saratoga Special

Emerging stars Gulfport and Damon’s Mound will look to make the grade in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special, a 6 1/2-furlong sprint for juveniles, at Saratoga Race Course. Cliff and Michele Love’s Florida homebred Damon’s Mound will provide trainer Michelle Lovell her first starter at Saratoga. Lovell, who was a jockey from 1989-94 and […]

Longshot Dynadrive Earns First Stakes Win In Lure Stakes Thriller At Saratoga

Flying P Stable and James Schurman’s Dynadrive outdueled Sifting Sands to the wire in a thrilling stretch run to capture Saturday’s $135,000 Fasig-Tipton Lure Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. The 5-year-old Temple City gelding made his first start for trainer Tom Morley last out, upsetting an optional-claimer at 10 furlongs on the Belmont Park turf […]

Classic Causeway Faces Pletcher-Trained Trio In Saratoga Derby

Kentucky West Racing and Clarke M. Cooper’s Classic Causeway will take on 10 rivals as he looks to capture Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Caesars Saratoga Derby Invitational, a 1 3/16-mile Mellon turf test for sophomores, at Saratoga Race Course. The second leg of the Caesars Turf Triple series is one of three Grade 1 […]

Wit Takes To Turf For First Time In Saratoga’s Racing Hall Of Fame Stakes

Repole Stable, St. Elias Stable and Gainesway Stable’s multiple graded-stakes winner Wit will make his turf debut in Friday’s $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (G2), a one-mile inner turf test for sophomores at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Hall of Famer Todd Pletcher, the dark bay Practical Joke colt made two graded […]

‘I Wanted This More Than You’re Supposed To Want Things:’ Asmussen Thrilled As Jackie’s Warrior Makes Saratoga History With Vanderbilt Victory

Kirk and Judy Robison’s reigning champion male sprinter Jackie’s Warrior was hand ridden by Joel Rosario to a two-length victory in Saturday’s $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1), a six-furlong sprint for 3-year-olds and up at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen, the 4-year-old Maclean’s Music bay captured his fifth career […]

Arklow Returns From 10-Month Layoff In Sunday’s Bowling Green

Donegal Racing, Joseph Bulger and the Estate of Peter Coneway’s multiple graded-stakes winner Arklow returns off a nearly 10-month layoff in Sunday’s Grade 2, $250,000 Bowling Green, an 11-furlong inner turf test for older horses at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Brad Cox, the 8-year-old Arch bay was last seen in October at Belmont Park […]