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Dornoch, Full Brother to Mage, Takes the Belmont Stakes

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
A stalking trip by jockey Luis Saez on Dornoch delivers a special Belmont Stakes (G1) victory at Saratoga Race Course for the full brother to 2023 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mage. Dornoch is the first classic winner for trainer Danny Gargan.

Debut Winner Jamila Maf is McKinzie's First Winner

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
Jamila Maf wins June 8 at Krasnodar Hippodrome in Russia. McKinzie is the second North American freshman sire to have his first winner appear in Russia along with Maximum Security.

Measured Time Scores for Godolphin in Manhattan

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
What appeared to be a disappointing weekend for Godolphin and trainer Charlie Appleby at Saratoga Race Course was salvaged as homebred Measured Time scored an impressive victory in the $1 million Manhattan Stakes (G1T) June 8.

Turf Sprinter Cogburn Sizzles in Record Time in Jaipur

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
Cogburn zips to a 3 1/2-length victory in the Jaipur Stakes (G1T) at Saratoga Race Course with 5 1/2 furlongs in a North American record :59.80.

Jersey-Bred Book'em Danno Takes Woody Stephens

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
Under a different set of circumstances, trainer Derek Ryan could have spent the June 8 afternoon of the initial Belmont Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course on a different continent in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Lord Nelson Colt Posts Quick Quarter at OBS June Day 5

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
Consigned by Omar Ramirez Bloodstock, a colt from the last crop of the late Lord Nelson posted :20 4/5 for a quarter-mile to set the standard in the June 8 session at the Ocala Breeders' June 2-Year-Olds & Horses of Racing Age Sale.

National Treasure Explosive in Metropolitan Handicap

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
National Treasure adds to his trove June 8 with a scintillating victory in the $1 million Metropolitan Handicap (G1) June 8 at Saratoga Race Course.

Grade 1 Winner Candied Takes Lady's Secret

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
Considerable class relief, a short field, and a target to run at. It all added up to a 4 1/2-length victory for grade 1 winner Candied June 8 in the $100,000 Lady's Secret Stakes at Monmouth Park.

Crupi Rallies to First Graded Stakes Win in Suburban

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
While co-owner Mike Repole would have preferred a graded stakes win earlier in Crupi's career, he certainly appreciated the timing of his last-to-first stretch run to win the $350,000 Suburban Stakes (G2) June 8 at Saratoga Race Course.

Randomized Defeats Idiomatic in Head-Bobbing Phipps

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
A return to Saratoga Race Course brought out the best in Randomized as she dug in gamely on the lead to hold off champion Idiomatic by a nose in the $500,000 Ogden Phipps Stakes (G1) June 8.

Global Legend is First Winner for Global Campaign

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
WinStar Farm's grade 1-winning stallion Global Campaign was represented by his first winner June 8 as Global Legend won a maiden special weight contested as Gulfstream Park's second race.

Ice Chocolat Holds a Sweet Hand in Poker Score

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
Ice Chocolat sprung a surprise hand on his Poker Stakes (G3T) rivals, hustling to the lead en route to a gate-to-wire score under jockey Jose Ortiz June 8 at Saratoga Race Course.

Baby Yoda a Saratoga Force in True North Romp

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
Baby Yoda continued his love affair with Saratoga Race Course by winning the $350,000 True North Stakes (G2) June 8 on the Belmont Stakes (G1) undercard.

Socks Nation Pulls Off Massive Upset in Queensland Oaks

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
A daughter of Coolmore stallion Sioux Nation's only crop from a one-season shuttle to Australia, Socks Nation upset the June 8 Queensland Oaks (G1) to become her sire's first top-level winner.

Downes Named Announcer for Santa Rosa Summer Meet

Sun, 2024-06-09 13:05
Veteran race caller Bill Downes has been hired on as the new voice of Wine Country Racing in Santa Rosa, Calif.

Downes Named Announcer for Santa Rose Summer Meet

Sat, 2024-06-08 13:01
Veteran race caller Bill Downes has been hired on as the new voice of Wine Country Racing in Santa Rosa.

Fast Track to Begin Day at Saratoga; No Belmont Changes

Sat, 2024-06-08 13:01
Fans arriving for Belmont Stakes day, June 8, will be greeted by mild temperatures. The Belmont Stakes (G1) is free of scratches.

Belmont Stakes at Saratoga Adds to a Special Spring

Sat, 2024-06-08 13:01
One year after a Triple Crown that saw attention drawn away from the races to equine safety and scratched horses, this year's edition has provided the annual boost that the industry has counted on for decades.

FTC Approves Proposed HISA Rule Changes

Sat, 2024-06-08 13:01
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority announced June 7 that the proposed rule changes to its Racetrack Safety Program have been approved by the Federal Trade Commission. These changes will take effect July 8.

Stronach Facing Serious Criminal Charges in Canada

Sat, 2024-06-08 13:01
A story by the Canadian Press posted to the Toronto Star website reports that multiple Eclipse Award-winning owner/breeder Frank Stronach has been arrested on five charges related to a sexual assault investigation.

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