Headlines for Friday, July 6, 2007

  • Saratoga Season Passes On Sale Now

    Season passes for the upcoming 2007 Saratoga Race Course season are on sale by mail or telephone at Belmont Park's customer services office or in person at the booth on racing days.

  • Ginger Punch Favored in First Flight

    The Stronach Stables entry of Sugar Swirl and Ginger Punch gives trainer Bobby Frankel a strong hand in the $150,000 First Flight Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at seven furlongs Sunday at Belmont Park.

  • Price Tag, shown wining last November's Matriarch (gr. IT) on the Hollywood Park turf, is one to watch in the CashCall Mile.

    $1 Million CashCall Mile Wide Open Affair

    With expected favorite Wait a While out of Friday night's $1 million CashCall Mile Invitational (gr. IIT) due to a slight fever, a field of nine fillies and mares is left, including grade I winners Dancing Edie and Price Tag.

  • Soggy Lone Star Still Draws Large Crowds

    Despite midday rain and constant threats of thunderstorms, Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas, attracted 41,087 customers through its turnstiles for live horse racing and post-race fireworks July 3-4.

  • Anamato on track at Hollywood Park preparing for her American debut in the American Oaks.

    Anamato Makes U.S. Debut in American Oaks

    Though she has her work cut out against a formidable field in the $750,000 American Oaks Invitational (gr. IT) Saturday at Hollywood Park, the intriguing Anamato could become the first Australian-bred and trained horse in recent history to win a major North American race.