New York officials said Aug. 29 they are conducting a probe into the relatively high number of equine deaths during the New York Racing Association's Saratoga Race Course meet.
- Stakes Calendar
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|August 1||Smirnoff Sorbet Caress S.||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||5.5f T||Results & Video|
|August 2||Whitney H. (gr. I)||$1,500,000g||3&up||9f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Test S. (gr. I)||$500,000a||3yos, Fillies||7f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (gr. I)||$350,000a||3&up||6f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Fasig-Tipton De La Rose S. R||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||8f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Lure S. R||$100,000g||4&up||8.5f||Results & Video|
|August 3||Fasig-Tipton Waya S.||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||12f||Results & Video|
|August 4||New York Stallion Series S.||$100,000g||3yos||8f||Results & Video|
|August 4||New York Stallion Series S.||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||8f||Results & Video|
|August 6||John's Call S. R||$100,000g||3&up||13f T||Results & Video|
|August 7||Birdstone S.||$100,000g||3&up||14f||Results & Video|
|August 7||Mrs. Ogden Phipps S.||$75,000a||4&up, f/m||16.5f||Results & Video|
|August 8||National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S. (gr. II)||$200,000a||3yos||8.5f||Results & Video|
|August 9||Fourstardave H. (gr. II)||$500,000a||3&up||8f||Results & Video|
|August 10||Adirondack S. (gr. II)||$200,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6.5f||Results & Video|
|August 10||Toyota Saratoga Special S. (gr. II)||$200,000g||2 yo||6.5f||Results & Video|
|August 11||Tenski S. R||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||8f||Results & Video|
|August 13||Troy S.||$100,000g||3&up||5.5f||Results & Video|
|August 14||Saratoga Dew S. R||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||9f||Results & Video|
|August 14||Michael G. Walsh Novice S.||$75,000g||4&up||19f||Results & Video|
|August 15||John Morrissey S. R||$100,000a||3&up||6.5f||Results & Video|
|August 16||Alabama S. (gr. I)||$600,000g||3yos, Fillies||10f||Results & Video|
|August 16||Knob Creek Lake Placid S. (gr. II)||$300,000g||3yos, Fillies||9f||Results & Video|
|August 17||Sword Dancer Invitational S. (gr. I)||$500,000g||3&up||12f||Results & Video|
|August 17||Alydar S. R||$100,000a||4&up||9f||Results & Video|
|August 18||Summer Colony S. R||$100,000a||3&up, f/m||9f||Results & Video|
|August 20||Better Talk Now S.||$100,000a||3yos||8f||Results & Video|
|August 21||Union Avenue S. R||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||6.5f||Results & Video|
|August 22||Personal Ensign S. (gr. I)||$500,000g||3&up, f/m||9f||Results & Video|
|August 22||Tale of the Cat S.||$100,000a||3&up||6f||Results & Video|
|August 23||Travers S. (gr. I)||$1,250,000g||3yos||10f||Results & Video|
|August 23||Ketel One King's Bishop S. (gr. I)||$500,000a||3yos||7f||Results & Video|
|August 23||Ballerina S. (gr. I)||$500,000g||3&up, f/m||7f||Results & Video|
|August 23||Ballston Spa S. (gr. II)||$250,000a||3&up, f/m||8.5f T||Results & Video|
|August 24||Albany S. R||$250,000g||3yos||9f||Results & Video|
|August 24||Funny Cide S. R||$200,000a||2 yo||6.5f||Results & Video|
|August 24||Seeking the Ante S. R||$200,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6.5f||Results & Video|
|August 24||Fleet Indian S. R||$200,000a||3yos, Fillies||9f||Results & Video|
|August 24||Yaddo S. R||$150,000g||3&up, f/m||8.5f||Results & Video|
|August 24||West Point S. R||$150,000g||3&up||8.5f||Results & Video|
|August 25||New York Turf Writers Cup S.||$150,000a||4&up||19f||Results & Video|
|August 25||Smart and Fancy S.||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||5.5f T||Results & Video|
|August 27||P. G. Johnson S.||$100,000a||2 yo, Fillies||8.5f T||Results & Video|
|August 28||With Anticipation S. (gr. II)||$200,000g||2 yo||8.5f T||Results & Video|
|August 28||Mrs. Walter M Jeffords S.||$75,000g||4&up, f/m||19f||Results & Video|
|August 29||Riskaverse S.||$100,000a||3yos, Fillies||8f||Results & Video|
|August 30||Bernard Baruch H. (gr. IIT)||$250,000||3&up||T|
|August 30||Prioress S. (gr. II)||$300,000||3yos, Fillies|
|August 30||Forego S. (gr. I)||$500,000||3&up|
|August 30||Woodward S. (gr. I)||$600,000||3&up|
|August 31||Glens Falls S. (gr. III)||$150,000||3&up, f/m|
|August 31||Spinaway S. (gr. I)||$350,000||2 yo, Fillies|
|August 31||Glens Falls H||$150,000g||3&up, f/m||11f T|
|August 31||Spinaway S||$350,000g||2yo, f||7f|
Grade III winner Kid Cruz, most recently fourth in the Travers Stakes (gr. I), is having surgery to remove a chip from his left knee and will miss the rest of the year, trainer Linda Rice said Aug. 29 from Saratoga.
Dan Eidson has been named the New York Racing Association's interim racing secretary for the fall championship meet at Belmont Park, which begins Sept. 5.
After acing his graded stakes debut Aug. 8 with a 23-1 upset of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. IIT) at Saratoga, Wallyanna looks to continue his success Sept. 1 in the Saranac (gr. IIIT).
TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays for the Woodward Stakes and Del Mar Debutante. read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) and Bernard Baruch Handicap (gr. II) at Saratoga. read blog
Saratoga's Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) brings together nine juvenile fillies with a chance; one will make history in Tom Durkin's last call for the New York Racing Association Aug. 31.
I Spent It tries to become the first 2-year-old since City Zip to sweep the Saratoga Special and Hopeful (gr. I) stakes if the son of Super Saver starts in the latter race Sept. 1, closing day at Saratoga Race Course.
Cat's Claw has taken every step up the class ladder since her inauspicious beginning and has now scratched her way up to the $150,000 Glens Falls Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 31.
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra discuss the return of Wise Dan in the Bernard Baruch Handicap and handicap the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga this week. watch video
New York-bred Startup Nation rolled to an impressive victory Aug. 28 in the $200,000 With Anticipation Stakes (gr. IIT) at Saratoga, surviving and inquiry and claim of foul to earn his first graded stakes score.
The illustrious career of longtime track announcer Tom Durkin will be celebrated with two days in his honor at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, the New York Racing Association announced.
Southern Equine Stables' Whitney (gr. I) winner Moreno and runner-up Itsmyluckyday will face off again Aug. 30 in the final grade I event for older horses of the Saratoga Race Course season, the $600,000 Woodward Stakes.
A trio of fillies who have registered runner-up finishes in recent grade I races in New York will try to finish atop the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.
Belmont Sprint (gr. III) stakes winner Clearly Now takes on nine opponents as he attempts to duplicate his Herculean performance in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.
On Aug. 30, Wise Dan will face a solid field in the $250,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap (gr. IIT) as the 127-pound highweight while making his long-awaited return after May 16 colic surgery.
Trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. is looking to turn the tables on Whitney Stakes (gr. I) winner Moreno with Itsmyluckyday in the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.
Anne M. Eberhardt shares photos and updates on Wise Dan's comeback from colic surgery. read blog
Saratoga, Wise Dan, Del Mar, Monmouth Park, Hastings, Woodbine, Europe & More! view slideshow
Trainers Graham Motion and Todd Pletcher are each double-handed with talented maiden winners, all ready to take a giant step up in the $200,000 With Anticipation (gr. II) Aug. 29 at Saratoga Race Course.