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‘He Was The Fastest In The Race’: El Grande O Wires Bertram F. Bongard

Barry Schwartz’s homebred El Grande O lived up to his 3-5 favoritism with a front-running score in Sunday’s $125,000 Bertram F. Bongard, a seven-furlong main track sprint for New York-bred juveniles at Belmont at the Big A. Trained by Linda Rice, El Grande O notched his first stakes victory on the heels of two runner-up […]

Last Call Has Quick Turnaround In Fasig-Tipton Jockey Club Oaks

Trainer Kevin Attard, who celebrated two major victories in Canada this week, will hope to add to his recent accolades as he sends out Grade 1 winner Last Call in Saturday’s Grade 3, $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Jockey Club Oaks Invitational, a 1 3/8-mile inner turf test for sophomore fillies, at Belmont at the Big A in […]

Brightwork Keeps Record Perfect With Top-Level Triumph In Spinaway

Bill Simon’s WSS Racing saw Brightwork put in a sparkling performance in Sunday’s $300,000 Spinaway (G1) to remain undefeated through four career starts, pouncing from off the pace under Irad Ortiz Jr. to turn back post-time favorite Ways and Means in the seven-furlong sprint for juvenile fillies at Saratoga Race Course. Brightwork, who entered from […]

$251,589 Carryover In Sunday’s Pick 6 At Saratoga

Sunday’s card at Saratoga Race Course will be bolstered by a Pick 6 carryover of $251,589 after the multi-race wager went unsolved on Saturday’s 12-race program. The $1 Pick 6 returned $27,954 to bettors who selected 5-of-6 winners correctly. The sequence kicked off in Race 7 with the Manny Franco-piloted General Partner [No. 3, $9.30] […]

Gala Brand Bests The Boys In Thursday’s With Anticipation

Arnmore Thoroughbreds and Even Keel Thoroughbreds’ Gala Brand scratched out of an engagement against her female counterparts in Wednesday’s off-the-turf P.G. Johnson, but the daughter of Violence showed grit and determination to defeat males in Thursday’s 19th renewal of the Grade 3, $175,000 With Anticipation, a 1 1/16-mile inner turf test for juveniles, at Saratoga […]

McKulick Looks For Spa Double In Saturday’s Flower Bowl

Klaravich Stables’ multiple graded stakes-winner McKulick will attempt her second graded stakes win this summer at Saratoga Race Course in Saturday’s Grade 2, $500,000 Flower Bowl, a 1 3/8-mile inner turf test for older fillies and mares. The Flower Bowl, slated as Race 3, offers a “Win and You’re In” berth to the Grade 1 […]

Inspirational Debut Winner Carson’s Run Steps Up To Graded Competition In With Anticipation

West Point Thoroughbreds and Steven Bouchey’s Carson’s Run brings a strong debut win for trainer Christophe Clement over a route of ground into Thursday’s $175,000 With Anticipation (G3), a 1 1/16-mile inner turf test for juveniles at Saratoga Race Course. The son of Cupid arrives at his first test against winners from a determined neck […]

‘He’s A Trier’: Awakened Delivers Rousing Performance In Grade 1 Jonathan Sheppard

Riverdee Stable and Ten Strike Racing’s Awakened secured the first stakes triumph of his career with an off-the-pace score in Wednesday’s Grade 1, $150,000 Jonathan Sheppard, a 2 3/8-mile hurdle test for older horses, at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Hall of Famer Jack Fisher, Awakened improved from a game runner-up effort last out in […]

Aspray Tops Brown Exacta In Lake Placid

Trainer Chad Brown had four chances to capture Saturday’s $200,000 Lake Placid (G2) and did just that as Ran Jan Racing’s Kentucky homebred Aspray rallied strongly from off the pace to coast home a two-length winner over stablemate Surge Capacity in the 1 1/16-mile inner turf test for sophomore fillies at Saratoga Race Course. The […]