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Mott Trainee Speaker's Corner to Del Mar for O'Brien

Thu, 2022-08-25 19:50
Bill Mott, who has done well shipping horses across country to Del Mar, is sending Speaker's Corner out for the Pat O'Brien Stakes (G2).

Girl Dad Takes Off-the-Turf John's Call at Saratoga

Thu, 2022-08-25 19:50
Three Diamonds Farm's Girl Dad made his dirt and stakes debut a winning one in the Aug. 24 $135,000 John's Call Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.

In Baffert Appeal, an Expert Weighs in on Betamethasone

Thu, 2022-08-25 19:50
In a hearing appealing the disqualification of Medina Spirit from victory in the 2021 Kentucky Derby (G1), an expert witness for the KHRC testified on the effects and potential effects of corticosteroids in horses.

Jack Christopher Leads the Class in Saratoga's Jerkens

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Don't blink when nine of the swiftest horses on the grounds at Saratoga Race Course are loaded into the starting gate for the eighth race at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 27. You might miss something.

Letruska in Rare Role of Underdog in Personal Ensign

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
As much as Saratoga Race Course has been known as "The Graveyard of Champions" for decades, the connections of the 6-year-old mare Letruska are hoping the Spa will be the site of the rejuvenation of a champion this weekend.

Imagining Dies Due to Colic at 14

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
The grade 1 winner and millionaire was euthanized Aug. 23 during surgery due to complications from colic.

Chad Brown Trio Draws Only Two Rivals in Ballston Spa

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Only two rivals turned out to challenge a Chad Brown trio in the Ballston Spa Stakes (G2T) at Saratoga.

Inaugural TTA Derby, Oaks in 2023 for TTA Sales Grads

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
While plans for the overall stakes program have not been finalized, the 2023 race meet at Sam Houston will feature the inaugural running of the $100,000 Texas Thoroughbred Association Derby and Oaks for applicable TTA sales graduates.

2022 WTBOA Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
The 55th WTBOA Summer Sale is in the books. Topping the venue at $85,000 was Hip 80, a colt from the first American crop of topnotch Irish stallion Sir Prancealot (IRE). Bred and consigned by Griffin Place he was purchased by PT Syndicate #11.

Rich Strike Jockey Leon May Cut it Close Travers Day

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Saratoga Notebook

Jackie's Warrior After More Saratoga History in Forego

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
North America's reigning champion male sprinter, Jackie's Warrior, can join Saratoga Race Course legend Fourstardave as a six-time stakes winner at Saratoga Race Course with a victory in the $600,000 Forego Stakes (G1) Aug. 27.

Time Passage is First Winner for Tunwoo

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
The filly is a half sister to Florida champion Outfoxed.

Night of Thunder Closes Out Final Day in Doncaster

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Topping the pile Aug. 24 was the Night of Thunder filly out of Thiswaycadeaux from Tally-Ho Stud who brought £240,000 (US$283,049) after a six-figure tug of war between Richard Knight and Stuart Boman of Blandford Bloodstock.

Rich Strike Jockey Leon May Cut it Close Travers Day

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Jockey Sonny Leon will be in Saratoga to ride Rich Strike in the Aug. 27 Travers (G1). He'll fly out of Florida on Saturday morning and his agent, Jeff Perrin, just hopes he doesn't have any flight delays.

Ortiz Jr., Rosario Receive Three-Day Suspensions

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
The final days of the Saratoga Race Course meet will be a little less hectic for jockeys Irad Ortiz Jr. and Joel Rosario as three-racing-day careless riding suspensions for both riders were announced Aug. 24.

Sam Houston to Run Shorter Thoroughbred Meet in 2023

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Sam Houston intends to run a shorter 43-day Thoroughbred meet when its season begins in January, Dwight Berube, the track's general manager and vice president of operations, told the Texas Racing Commission during its monthly meeting Aug. 24. 

Wet Turf Forces Cancellation of Spa Steeplechase Stakes

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
A classic Saratoga Springs downpour a day earlier wreaked havoc on the Aug. 24 card at Saratoga Race Course, forcing the cancellation of the day's steeplechase stakes and the moving of five other turf races to the main track.

Flightline, Life Is Good Remain 1-2 in Classic Rankings

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Flightline holds a 32-vote lead over Life Is Good in the latest Longines Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings, a weekly rating of the top 10 horses in contention for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) at Keeneland Nov. 5.

Mr. Money Relocated to Louisiana's Clear Creek Stud

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Co-owner Chester Thomas said he sees purses ready to boom in Louisiana from legalized sports betting and historical horse racing machines at the tracks.

Rispoli Named Aug. 15-21 Jockey of the Week

Wed, 2022-08-24 19:50
Jockey Umberto Rispoli has an affinity for turf races at Del Mar. Specifically, turf stakes races. His two turf stakes wins added to his grass stakes victories this meet to earn Jockey of the Week honors for August 15 through August 21.

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