Yonaguska Tops Sanford Field

Michael Tabor's Yonaguska, a $1.95-million purchase at this year's Fasig-Tipton Florida 2-year-old sin training sale, heads the seven-horse field for Thursday's $100,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga. Trained by Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas, Yonaguska will be seeking his third win from as many starts in the Sanford, a steppingstone to the Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) on Sept. 2. Lukas will also saddle Robert C. Baker's Scorpion in the Sanford, which the trainer has won a record five times.

The field for the Sanford consists of:

1--City Zip, 119, Jose Santos
2--Blame It On Ruby, 117, Edgar Prado
3--The Goo, 114, Jorge Chavez
4--Yonaguska, 119, Jerry Bailey
5--Scorpion, 114, Pat Day
6--Jacksrbetter, 119, John Velazquez
7--Dancing Missile, 114, Shane Sellers