Wood Memorial winner and Belmont Stakes runner-up Tacitus has drawn post six in a field of 12 for Saturday's G1 Runhappy Travers at Saratoga, and is the 5-2 morning-line favorite for trainer Bill Mott. Regular rider Jose Ortiz will be in the irons as the son of Tapit and champion racemare Close Hatches seeks his […]
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Martin Chuan, a 24-year-old Peruvian jockey who has been riding this summer at Ellis Park, will be aboard Preakness runner-up Everfast in Saturday's Grade 1 Runhappy Travers at Saratoga, trainer Dale Romans said Monday morning. A multiple Group 1 winner in his home country, Chuan is 5-4-4 from 24 starts at Ellis Park this year, […]
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The Empire 6, NYRA's new jackpot-style multi-race wager requiring bettors to select the first-place finisher of the final six races of the card, returned $12,547.40 for the first mandatory payout of the $0.20 minimum wager on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. Initially added to the wagering menu on Wednesday, August 7, and offered on live […]
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Bob Baffert will have a horse in the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers, after all. The Hall of Fame trainer said Monday that Mucho Gusto, runner-up in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on July 20, will run in the Travers on Saturday at Saratoga. “He came out of the Haskell really well, and he breezed […]
W.S. Farish's homebred Code of Honor, a chestnut son of Noble Mission, posted his final workout in preparation for the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers on Monday morning on the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga. Hall of Fame conditioner Shug McGaughey, in search of his fourth Travers win after previously winning with Easy Goer […]
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Merriebelle Stable's Blue Prize backed her heavy favoritism, battling down the stretch with Vexatious to notch her seventh career stakes win in Sunday's $100,000 Summer Colony at Saratoga Race Course. Breaking from the outside post in the 1 1/8-mile test for fillies and mares, Blue Prize broke sharply under jockey Jose Ortiz and trailed the […]
Horses bred in the Empire State will have the spotlight to themselves when New York Breeders' Showcase Day returns to Saratoga Race Course for the sixth time on Friday. Featuring six stakes worth $1.15 million, including the $250,000 Albany for 3-year-olds, Showcase Day kicks off the Travers Racing Festival with 11 races devoted exclusively to […]
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Currently leading the Saratoga Race Course owner standings with 11 victories through the first six weeks of the meet, Klaravich Stables will look to bolster its edge by entering a pair of talented runners for meet-leading trainer Chad Brown in the $100,000 Riskaverse for 3-year-old fillies on Thursday on the inner turf. Catch a Bid, […]
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Hudson River Farms' Winston C will look for back-to-back Grade 1 scores at Saratoga Race Course when he headlines Thursday's $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup, a 2 3/8-mile steeplechase event. One of two entrants for Jonathan Sheppard along with All the Way Jose, Winston C returns for Thursday's test from a convincing 3 ½-length […]
Three-time Eclipse Award winning trainer Chad Brown's Saturday at the races wasn't dampened by the soggy weather at Saratoga Race Course, with Dunbar Road posting a win in the Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama presented by NYRA Bets just one race after his Regal Glory shared honors with the Graham Motion-trained Varenka in the Grade 2, […]
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