An evenly-matched field of eight will face off in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Stakes (gr. I) on the Whitney undercard Aug. 2 at Saratoga, with seven of them already graded stakes winners.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2010
|Trainer||Chad C. Brown|
|Owner||Warren, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. William K.|
|Breeder||Hermitage Farm LLC & WinStar Farm LLC|
|Bakken View Five-Cross Pedigree||Distorted Humor||Forty Niner|
|General Jeanne||Honour and Glory|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Mike Ryan, agent||Hermitage Farm||$450,000|
Antonino Miuccio's former claimer Palace survived a slight bobble at the break and closed into a torrid pace to take the June 6 True North Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park for his first grade II win.
However you feel about California Chrome (and let's face it, emotions are running hot right about now), in handicapping this race, you must move beyond whatever rooting interest you have and stick to the basics. read blog
Hollywood Park has sadly faded into the Southern California sunset, but Santa Anita Park opens for a new season Dec. 26 with a couple of extra months tagged on at the end of the meet.
|V. E. Day|