Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) winner Alpha was installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite in an 11-horse field drawn for the Aug. 25 Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2009
|Trainer||Dominick A. Schettino|
|Owner||MeB Racing Stables LLC|
|Five Sixteen View Five-Cross Pedigree||Invasor (ARG)||Candy Stripes|
|Third Street||Salt Lake|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Brooklyn Boyz Stables||Select Sales, agent||$225,000|
Trainer Ian Wilkes declared Neck 'n Neck ready for the Aug. 25 Travers Stakes (gr. I) after the Jim Dandy (gr. II) runner-up breezed five furlongs in 1:00.09 at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 20 in New York.
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