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Saratoga Offers Racing a Chance to 'Reset the Clock'

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
As much as memories of the Fourth of the July are still fresh in the mind, the 156th season at Saratoga Race Course starts July 11 and the meet's earliest start since 1882 could not have come at a better time.

Jim Dandy Decision Awaits War of Will at Saratoga

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
Gary Barber's Grade 1 Preakness-winner War of Will is now stabled with trainer Mark Casse's contingent in Saratoga and could potentially target the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy on Saturday, July 27 at Saratoga Race Course.

Sanford Kicks Off Spa Stakes Slate for Juvenile Males

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
The stakes season for 2-year-old males at Saratoga Race Course kicks off July 13 on a modest note with a field of five lined up for the six-furlong $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3).

Sistercharlie, Rushing Fall to Meet in Saratoga's Diana

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
It's the second weekend in July, not the first in November, yet there's a Breeders' Cup feel for the first grade 1 stakes of the 40-day Saratoga Race Course meet.

NYRA Releases Belmont Fall Meet Stakes Schedule

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
Schedule includes 45 stakes worth $11.525 million in purse money.

Added Weight Awaits Elate in Delaware Handicap

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
When 5-year-old Elate attempts to defend her 2018 victory in the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (G2) July 13 at Delaware Park, the two-time grade 1 winner will be carrying five extra pounds compared with last year's effort.

Mr. Money Looks to Extend Streak in Indiana Derby

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
After two open-length victories at Churchill Downs, Allied Racing Stable's Mr. Money is heading to Indiana Grand July 13, where he'll look to make it three in a row in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G3).

Flanagan Buys Tattersalls July Sale Day 1 Top Lot

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
Supply and demand may have been an issue for the ice cream man at Tattersalls July 10, as the 'sold out' signs went up barely halfway through a sweltering opening session of the July Sale.

Romans in Familiar Territory With Everfast for Haskell

Thu, 2019-07-11 03:52
Dale Romans knows the July 20 TVG.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) represents a significant challenge for Calumet Farm's Everfast. But it's not as if the trainer hasn't been in this position before for Monmouth Park's signature race.

Seven-Day Racing Schedule at Timonium Announced

Wed, 2019-07-10 15:52
The Maryland State Fair and Agricultural Society announced July 10 the 2019 Thoroughbred racing schedule for the seven-day Timonium meet, with purses of over $185,000 daily.

Appleby: Masar the One to Beat in Princess of Wales's

Wed, 2019-07-10 15:52
Trainer has been delighted with how classic winner has worked since comeback

Horseracing Integrity Act Backers Meet With Lawmakers

Wed, 2019-07-10 15:52
Members of the Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity blanketed Capitol Hill July 10 seeking support for the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2019. 

223 Cataloged for Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale

Wed, 2019-07-10 15:52
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 223 selected yearlings for the 99th Saratoga Sale, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, August 5-6, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Hollendorfer, Del Mar Seek 'Pragmatic' Solution

Wed, 2019-07-10 03:48
The attorney for Jerry Hollendorfer says the 73-year-old trainer has not received an official ruling from track management that the Hall of Famer cannot train or race horse at Del Mar and that both sides are working toward a "pragmatic" solution.

Frosted Leads Strong First-Crop Sire Ranks at July Sale

Wed, 2019-07-10 03:48
The son of Tapit had the second-highest average overall.

The July Sale Lays Foundation for Yearling Sale Season

Wed, 2019-07-10 03:48
A $440,000 Flatter colt led a competitive marketplace July 9 at The July Sale, Fasig-Tipton's selected yearling sale in Lexington, as yearling sale season got off to a solid start.

Fort Erie Race Track Announces Purse Scale Increase

Wed, 2019-07-10 03:48
Fort Erie Race Track announced today that effective immediately, there will be a five percent increase in purse scale for the remainder of the 2019 racing season.

Patient Young Brings Home $300,000 Empire Maker Colt

Wed, 2019-07-10 03:48
Agent Steven W. Young only bid on two horses at The July Sale, Fasig-Tipton's July 9 selected yearling sale. The agent was outbid on the first, but made sure he secured the other one, a son of Empire Maker purchased for $300,000.

Nearly 200 Hours of TV Coverage Planned for Saratoga

Wed, 2019-07-10 03:48
More eyes will be on the prized Saratoga Race Course summer meet than ever before thanks to a landmark agreement between the New York Racing Association and FOX Sports.

Preservationist Enters Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings

Wed, 2019-07-10 03:48
Centennial Farms' 6-year-old Preservationist (247 votes), runaway winner of Saturday's Suburban Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park, has jumped to No. 3 in the latest Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings poll.

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