Al Stall Jr. believes Departing is a grade I horse, and on Aug. 2 he'll try to prove it in the $1.5 million Whitney Handicap.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Asiatic Boy (ARG)||Kiaran P. McLaughlin||
|Bullsbay||H. Graham Motion||
|Commentator||Nicholas P. Zito||
|Dry Martini||Barclay Tagg||
|Macho Again||Dallas Stewart||
|Smooth Air||Chad C. Brown||
|Tizway||H. James Bond||
Pennsylvania-based sire Bullsbay picked up his first winner when Bullheaded Boy registered a half-length victory in his debut July 31 at Saratoga Race Course.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the $1,500,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga. read blog
The stars are coming out for the Whitney Handicap and Test Stakes this weekend. Watch Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the big race day at Saratoga. watch video
With four victories in four starts this year, Palace Malice hopes to continue making a statement in the second half of the season when he races Aug. 2 in the grade I Whitney Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.
Multiple stakes winner Romansh remains on track for Saturday's $1.5 million Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) despite missing a scheduled work July 28 because of the weather.
Willis Horton and Three Chimneys Farm's Will Take Charge breezed five furlongs July 21 in anticipation of his next start in the Aug. 2 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I).
Sale executives and consignors are feeling optimistic about Fasig-Tipton's July select yearling sale, which kicks off the major yearling auction season in Lexington July 14 starting at 10 a.m. EDT.
Bullsbay has moved to Northview PA in Peach Bottom for the 2014 season after standing his first three seasons at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, Md.
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farms announced its 2014 stud fees for 21 stallions both Kentucky-based and regional, led again by leading sire Malibu Moon whose fee jumped from $70,000 to $95,000 stands and nurses.
Morning Line, a grade I-winning son of Tiznow, will stand at Lane's End Farm in Kentucky for 2014. The Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) runner-up will stand for $10,000.
Gulf Coast Equine,has relocated this month to their newly acquired property, the former Judice Farm near Sunset, La., where they will stand two stallions: Smooth Air and Bob's Proud Moment.
TimeformUS plays for Saratoga and Del Mar Graded Stakes Races. read blog
Trainer Ian Wilkes hopes to use the Whitney as a springboard to a championship for last year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned.
The first reported foal by multiple grade I winner Tizway is a dark bay or brown filly born Jan. 9 at Lynn Alexander's Alastar Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.
Veteran trainer Bennie Stutts Jr. announced his retirement Nov. 24, with recent maiden winner Iwillneversaynever the final horse he would saddle during a career that spanned 44 years.
Six other promising 2-year-olds will challenge Vegas No Show in the Nashua, including Bourbon Stakes runner-up Really Sharp.
New York trainer H. James Bond earned his 1,000th career victory when Messorio scored by five lengths in the fourth race at Finger Lakes Sept. 28.
- By Vic Zast
Hernandez had probably recorded the biggest triumph of his life and seemed more pre-occupied with helping the media know how Fort Larned managed to win than with celebrating. read blog
- By Pete Denk
Top class stayer gets plenty of pace to run at. read blog
The path to the Breeders' Cup Classic heads to Upstate New York Saturday when the $750,000 Whitney (GI) is run at Saratoga Race Course, with the winner earning an automatic starting berth into the Classic.
Racing's losingest horse will be at the Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement center in Georgetown, Ky., this summer. Zippy Chippy traded places with Commentator, who was shipped to the organization's New York farm.
Shackleford is scheduled to enter stud at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington following the 2012 racing season. But before he becomes a stallion, the 4-year-old son of Forestry still has plenty of work to do.
Dullahan and Shackleford were among the stars from trainer Dale Romans' barn that posted published workouts at Churchill Downs June 23.
Summer start will keep 5-year-old son of Full Mandate on track for Jockey Club Gold Cup, Breeders' Cup Classic plans.
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