Headlines for Sunday, July 31, 2011

  • Sidney's Candy wins the Fourstardave Handicap.

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    Sidney's Candy Captures Fourstardave in Style

    Prohibitive choice Sidney's Candy, given an easy time of it on the front end in his first start for new trainer Todd Pletcher, held his rivals at bay in the $150,000 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Saratoga turf.

  • Ask the Moon wins the Ruffian Invitational.

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    Ask the Moon Surprises Ruffian Stars

    Ask the Moon, claimed for $75,000 last month, took the lead and never looked back while widening her advantage through the Saratoga stretch to produce an 18-1 shocker in the $250,000 Ruffian Invitational (gr. I) July 31.

  • Yummy With Butter wins the Oceanport Stakes.

    Yummy With Butter Sticks In Oceanport

    Yummy With Butter, winning his first race in nearly two years, ran away from Sayif late to take the Oceanport Stakes on the Monmouth Park lawn july 31.

  • Duke of Mischief

    Duke of Mischief Tops Among Whitney Workers

    Alex Lieblong's Duke of Mischief topped the list of horses working at Saratoga on the morning of July 31 for the $750,000 Whitney Invitational (gr. I), turning in a bullet half-mile breeze over the main track in :46.88.