In her first time outside of New York-bred company, Pure Silver showed she was up to the challenge when she shook free of her competition and pulled away to win by 9 1/2 lengths in the Aug. 12 $200,000 Adirondack Stakes (G2).
Lael Stables’ homebred Divining Rod, in his first start since November, made an emphatic return to competition with a 6 1/4-length romp in the $75,000 Polynesian Stakes Aug. 12 at Laurel Park.
Amerman Racing's Oscar Performance once again showed his top class against grade 1 competition from across the world Aug. 12, with a convincing victory in the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (G1T) at Arlington International Racecourse.
Dialing back in distance and skimming easily over good turf after a heavy rainstorm Aug. 12 at Saratoga Race Course, veteran World Approval kicked clear to win the $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap (G1T).
Trainer Edward Graham doesn't dawn the doors of Arlington International Racecourse often. When he does, he leaves with a heck of a parting gift as Postulation showed with a decisive win in the American St. Leger Stakes Aug. 12.
With a strong drive in the stretch, Dacita managed to edge out a tough field of 10 fillies and mares to win the $600,000 Beverly D. Stakes (G1T). Dona Bruja and Grand Jete dead-heated for second.
Nearly a year to the day after earning his first grade 1 score in the Secretariat Stakes (G1T), Chad Brown trainee Beach Patrol duplicated that form over a salty international field to win the Arlington Million XXXV Stakes (G1T).