Articles posted August 26, 2006

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Brunilda Soars in Off-the-Turf Eatontown

Cobra Farm's Brunilda, who won the Politely Stakes on the turf last month, became a double Monmouth stakes winner Saturday when she came rolling through the stretch to capture the $150,000 Eatontown Stakes by three-quarters of a length.

Bernardini Bounds Away in Travers

Bernardini Bounds Away in Travers

Very few thought any of his five rivals had much of a shot at beating Bernardini at equal weights in Saturday's 137th Travers (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course. But this appeared so effortless that jockey Javier Castellano was clapping the winner on the neck -- with a sixteenth of a mile to go!

Lost in the Fog Given 'Reasonable Chance'

Lost in the Fog Given 'Reasonable Chance'

The doctor treating sprint champion Lost in the Fog for cancerous tumors said Friday that the colt has "a reasonable chance" of reducing them to a size that's conducive for chemotherapy or surgery.

Saratoga Diary: Playing Hooky with the Horses

Saratoga Diary: Playing Hooky with the Horses

Some mighty good horses gave race-goers who played hooky from work on Friday a taste of what's upcoming on Travers Day. On yet another perfect late summer afternoon - temps in the high 70s and no humidity - Saratoga Race Course lived up to its old slogan, "the August place to be."

Saratoga Diary: Playing Hooky with the Horses

Saratoga Diary: Playing Hooky with the Horses

And speaking of stamina, nobody is certain of how far Discreet Cat – a son of Forestry – can run, yet everyone who saw him win the third race was asking why he wasn't entered in the Travers.

News By Date

Most Popular Stories