Headlines for Thursday, August 18, 2011

  • Through The Lens: She's Still A Star

    Guest blogger/photographer John Gilmore went to see Goldikova run in the Prix Jacques Le Marois and captured some great scenes from the day that he shares with you in his latest post on Through the Lens.

  • THS: Alabama Stakes 2011

    Jason, Tom and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com handicap the stacked Alabama Stakes at Saratoga.

  • THS: Alabama Stakes 2011

    Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com handicap the stacked Alabama Stakes at Saratoga. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Alabama Stakes.

  • Noosa Beach won the 2010 Longacres Mile by 1 1/2 lengths.

    Favorites Stuck Outside in Longacres Mile

    Defending champion Noosa Beach and leading challenger Awesome Gem drew the far outside posts in a field of 12 entered for Washington's $200,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III). The signature race at Emerald Downs is Aug. 21.

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    Union Rags' Special Win Hope for Sire's Line

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />When a neurologic problem brought Dixie Union's life to an untimely end at 13, the son of Dixieland Band had not yet left an heir apparent. Precocious son Union Rags now makes a claim.