Fourstar Crook extended her win streak to eight with a victory in the Dr. James Penny Memorial Stakes July 4 at Parx Racing

Fourstar Crook extended her win streak to eight with a victory in the Dr. James Penny Memorial Stakes July 4 at Parx Racing

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New York-Breds Ready for Six Showcase Day Stakes

New York Showcase Day features six stakes worth $1.15 million.

More than 100 New York-breds will take center stage at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 25 for New York Showcase Day, featuring an all state-bred card that includes six stakes worth $1.15 million.

Following is a brief look at each of the six stakes and entries.

* An accomplished field of stakes winners will comprise the $200,000 Fleet Indian Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on the main track to start the day's stakes action as race 3. Making her stakes debut in the five-horse field is Alpha Delta Stables' Sunset Ridge, who has won her first three races. She will face three-time stakes winner and grade 2-placed Bonita Bianca, who is campaigned by Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables, and Michael Imperio.

Entries: Fleet Indian S.

Saratoga Race Course, Friday, August 25, 2017, Race 3

  • STK
  • 1 1/8m
  • Dirt
  • $200,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 2:10 PM (local)
11Five Each Way (NY)Manuel Franco117H. Graham Motion6/1
22Sunset Ridge (NY)Jose L. Ortiz119Chad C. Brown1/5
33Danielle's Pride (NY)Junior Alvarado117Richard Metivier30/1
44Somekindasexy (NY)Rajiv Maragh117Chad Summers12/1
55Bonita Bianca (NY)Irad Ortiz, Jr.124Rudy R. Rodriguez4/1

*Gary Barber's What a Catch will try to pick up his second straight stakes win when he faces an expected seven other juveniles in the $200,000 Funny Cide Stakes at 6 1/2 furlongs, carded as Race 5. Trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden in his two career starts by Hall of Famer John Velazquez, the chestnut colt by Justin Phillip  won his stakes debut in the Rockville Center Stakes by a length July 15 at Belmont Park to back up his 5 1/2-length maiden-breaking win June 2.

Entries: Funny Cide S.

Saratoga Race Course, Friday, August 25, 2017, Race 5

  • STK
  • 6 1/2f
  • Dirt
  • $200,000
  • 2 yo
  • 3:20 PM (local)
11Mr. Pete (NY)Jose L. Ortiz121James T. Ryerson8/1
22Analyze the Odds (NY)Manuel Franco121Todd A. Pletcher10/1
33Aveenu Malcainu (NY)Keeneland Sales GraduateLuis Saez121Jeremiah C. Englehart7/2
44Smokin Platinum (NY)Joel Rosario117Bart G. Hone4/1
55Alien Invasion (NY)Keeneland Sales GraduateTyler Gaffalione121Michael J. Maker20/1
66Morning Breez (NY)Irad Ortiz, Jr.121Carlos F. Martin5/1
77Inalienable Rights (NY)Junior Alvarado121Mark A. Hennig6/1
88What a Catch (NY)John R. Velazquez121Todd A. Pletcher5/2

* Dubb and Bethlehem Stables' grade 3 winner Fourstar Crook will bring her eight-race win streak into the 38th running of the $150,000 Yaddo Stakes for fillies and mares on the Mellon Turf Course. The 5-year-old daughter of Freud  has won four straight stakes races including the Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (G3T) at Parx Racing and last year's Yaddo. Hall of Fame rider Javier Castellano will ride the Chad Brown trainee.

Entries: Yaddo S.

Saratoga Race Course, Friday, August 25, 2017, Race 7

  • STK
  • 1 1/16m
  • Turf
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 4:40 PM (local)
11Literata (NY)Irad Ortiz, Jr.123Rudy R. Rodriguez5/2
22Bar of Gold (NY)Irad Ortiz, Jr.116John C. Kimmel7/2
33Flipcup (NY)John R. Velazquez116William I. Mott10/1
44Feeling Bossy (NY)Luis Saez118James A. Jerkens8/1
55First Charmer (NY)Julien R. Leparoux116Richard Metivier30/1
66Jet Majesty (NY)Keeneland Sales GraduateJose Lezcano116David Jacobson20/1
77Ack Naughty (NY)Joel Rosario118Chad C. Brown4/1
88Fourstar Crook (NY)Javier Castellano123Chad C. Brown7/5
99Barrel of Dreams (NY)Jose L. Ortiz116Charlton Baker15/1
1010Freudie Anne (NY)Keeneland Sales GraduateFeargal Lynch118Thomas Morley8/1

* Gold Star Racing Stable, Matthew Hand, and Brian McKenzie's I Still Miss You will look to get back to the winner's circle, leading an expected field of nine juvenile fillies in the $200,000 Seeking the Ante Stakes as Race 8. Winner of the Astoria Stakes in June, the Majestic Warrior filly finished second in the Lynbrook Stakes at Belmont to Pure Silver, who returned to post a 9 1/2-length victory in the grade 2 Adirondack Stakes last time out. Trained by Jeremiah Englehart, I Still Miss You will depart from post 8 with Castellano aboard.

Entries: Seeking the Ante S.

Saratoga Race Course, Friday, August 25, 2017, Race 8

  • STK
  • 6 1/2f
  • Dirt
  • $200,000
  • 2 yo Fillies
  • 5:15 PM (local)
11One Last Cast (NY)John R. Velazquez121Todd A. Pletcher15/1
22Beaux Arts (NY)Manuel Franco121Russell J. Cash20/1
33Pauseforthecause (NY)Irad Ortiz, Jr.121Kiaran P. McLaughlin6/1
44Miss Mystique (NY)Rajiv Maragh121Leah Gyarmati12/1
55Cause We Are Loyal (NY)Mario Gutierrez121Doug F. O'Neill6/1
66Tudox Lifting Off (NY)Ricardo Santana, Jr.121Ron G. Potts20/1
77Newport Breeze (NY)Jose L. Ortiz121Peter Eurton5/1
88I Still Miss You (NY)Javier Castellano121Jeremiah C. Englehart8/5
99Trouble for Skylar (NY)Kendrick Carmouche121Danny Gargan7/2

* As Race 9, the $150,000 West Point Stakes presented by Trustco Bank will again feature long-time rivals King Kreesa and Kharafa, who finished one-two respectively in last year's contest at 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Multiple graded stakes winner King Kreesa will break from post 2 with regular rider Jose Ortiz. The 7-year-old gelding Kharafa will break from post 5 with jockey Joe Bravo.

Entries: West Point S. Presented by Trustco Bank

Saratoga Race Course, Friday, August 25, 2017, Race 9

  • STK
  • 1 1/16m
  • Inner turf
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 5:49 PM (local)
11Royal Posse (NY)Irad Ortiz, Jr.123Rudy R. Rodriguez9/2
22King Kreesa (NY)Jose L. Ortiz118Linda Rice6/1
33Get Jets (NY)John R. Velazquez116Anthony W. Dutrow3/1
44Macagone (NY)Joel Rosario123William I. Mott8/1
55Kharafa (NY)Joe Bravo118Timothy A. Hills4/1
66All Is Number (NY)Keeneland Sales GraduateFlorent Geroux116Thomas M. Bush30/1
77Changewilldoyagood (NY)Dylan Davis118Bruce N. Levine12/1
88Black Tide (NY)Jose Lezcano118David A. Cannizzo20/1
99Offering Plan (NY)Javier Castellano123Chad C. Brown2/1
1010Fox Rules (NY)Kendrick Carmouche118David A. Cannizzo12/1

* Highweight in the field for the $250,000 Albany Stakes for 3-year-olds is Twisted Tom, winner of the New York Derby at Finger Lakes Race Track July 22 last time out, following the Creative Cause  gelding's sixth-place effort in the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1). The Chad Brown trainee will break from post 4 with Castellano aboard.

Entries: Albany S.

Saratoga Race Course, Friday, August 25, 2017, Race 10

  • STK
  • 1 1/8m
  • Dirt
  • $250,000
  • 3 yo
  • 6:23 PM (local)
11Dynamax Prime (NY)Rajiv Maragh117George Weaver15/1
22D'yer Mak'er (NY)Tyler Gaffalione117Nicholas P. Zito30/1
33Can You Diggit (NY)Jose L. Ortiz117James A. Jerkens8/1
44Twisted Tom (NY)Javier Castellano124Chad C. Brown8/5
55Broken Engagement (NY)Paco Lopez117Rudy R. Rodriguez5/2
66Pat On the Back (NY)Dylan Davis119Kenneth G. McPeek6/1
77Minsky Moment (NY)Irad Ortiz, Jr.117Chad C. Brown3/1